Extra, extra: Meal plan is a scam. (If meal plan is a part of your financial aid package, please read until the end.)
Here’s the meal plan situation by the numbers:
When examining these numbers, take into consideration that millennials spend an average of $237 dollars on groceries per month, which comes to about $2.67 per meal (assuming three meals a day). If you’re still not shocked, take into account that these numbers assume that you have no points or credits left at the end of the semester (which, I’ve never personally witnessed), and that you never spend a penny eating out.