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Most simple school supplies like stationery, writing tools, and small accessories don’t cost a lot, but that doesn’t mean they’re all of equal quality. With the cyclical nature of school shopping every semester and the pure quantity of supplies you need to cross off your list, you probably want to make sure you’re not wasting time and money buying shoddy products.
As you fill up your cart with the necessary school supplies this season, be on the lookout for deals, while keeping in mind the brands that have proven to be durable and reliable.
Below are 20 school supplies that cost $ 10 or less and are actually worth your money.
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