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Every College Kid Should Know How To Make These 10 Cheap Meals

Feeding yourself while in school -- or out of school but equally broke -- is no easy task. You have enough on your plate between term papers, internships and the ongoing job search to even consider 10-hour marinades and 3-hour prep times.

That's where Reddit comes to the rescue. Seasoned lazy chefs came out of the woodwork to provide awesome solutions when one user asked:

What is a cheap meal that every college/university student should know how to make?

Here are the top 10 recipes and tips every busy college kid or recent grad should have in their wheelhouse.

It doesn't get simpler than that.

The Alton Brown seal of approval is everything.

Your mom made you this every weeknight for a reason.

(Again,) it doesn't get simpler than that.

Dump it in a pan, sauté until you're bored and you're good to go.

Baked potatoes are life savers.

No one wants a potato explosion.

Because you won't burn down your dorm using it.

Don't forget to expand your horizons.

At the end of the day, bagels will never let you down.