Whatever You Do: Keep Your Student ID Handy (Even After Graduating)

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My original ID expired a couple of years ago but for some reason my alma mater sent me a brand new one that’s valid through 2017 (thanks, guys!). Despite the fact that I am 19 in my photo and it looks nothing like me, no one ever says anything. Most people who see a lot of theatre know this already, but definitely always keep your college/grad school/whatever school student ID handy. I never understand it when people don’t have it on them. 

Especially when you’re a tourist and doing lots of touristy things abroad.

I mean, really. I must’ve saved at least $100 by using my student ID to get into various castles/museums/etc during my trip. 

Just hold onto your ID. Keep it in your wallet. That’s really it.