5 Rewards Programs You Need ASAP

As a college student, it is CRUCIAL to be on a budget. School is super expensive, and I personally live by the motto “if it’s free, it’s for me”. I have no shame in signing up for a ton of store rewards programs if it’ll get me a discount or a free perk. I’ve rounded up 5 rewards programs that are free to join...check them out below!


Join the Chick-fil-A One app and automatically get a coupon for free 8 count nuggets (grilled or regular). When you pay with the app, you can earn points to redeem for other fun treats!

Dunkin Donuts

Join the app and get a coupon for any free drink! The app offers special coupons and offers from time to time, which helps save you money. Keep paying on the app to earn points; once you hit 200 points, you earn another free drink.


Earn 1 point per $1 spent. At 100 points, there are little incentives you can use your points on, such as mini primers or other small products. More points earn you bigger prizes. Every year, you get to choose one of two of their free birthday gift packages, which one is usually makeup-focused while the other is skincare-focused.


Their program is based on stars. You earn 2 stars per $1 spent on the app as a regular member, and 125 stars earns you a free drink. You also earn a free drink automatically on your birthday.


Join the app and get a coupon for a free any size coffee, Icee, or fountain drink automatically. Earn a reward after every $50 spent on the app (doesn’t have to be all at once! It keeps track of how much you’ve spent over time until you hit your reward).