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TaskRabbit for College Students

Broke College Student? We Can Help With That.

College. That amazing time in life when you’re finally set free and given the independence to live life your own way. A time when you can, as Asher Roth puts it, “pass out at three, wake up at 10, go out to eat, and then do it again.” Ahh, college. There’s only one problem — being broke. That’s where TaskRabbit comes in. Here are three reasons you should join TaskRabbit: 1. Get paid for stuff you already do. Ever found yourself picking up something from the store for someone else? Or maybe you’re the go-to friend for helping people move out of their dorms into a new apartment. TaskRabbits get more than gratitude and good karma for doing these things — they get paid. 2. Choose your own schedule. Unlike most jobs, TaskRabbit lets you be the master of your own schedule. Rather work weekends? Mornings? Evenings only? Prefer longer-term office tasks? It’s all up to you. You simply browse the tasks available in your area and choose only the ones you want. Build your …

Task of the Week: Feed This College Student

You know that old cliche about college students surviving on ramen noodles? It doesn’t have to be that way. If someone you love is heading off to campus this fall, don’t send a tired old care package. Make like Theresa C. and send a delivery of healthy groceries instead. As a Level 20 TaskRabbit, Theresa knows a thing or two about how to make people’s lives easier. So when her sister started school in Chicago this week, Theresa (who lives in San Francisco) hired Chicago TaskRabbit Tanitah T. to pick up groceries from Whole Foods and personally deliver them. We love this Task for so many reasons: 1. It’s a great way to send some comfort to college students far from home. 2. It’s a not-so-subtle reminder to eat healthy foods (hey, it could even help stave off that freshman fifteen). 3. Many college students are on campuses without access to a car and this Task saves them a long trek. 4. This simple gift saves busy and broke students time and money. 5. We …