Identity theft at college is a real threat to students.

College is an exciting time for any young adult looking to broaden his or her future endeavors.
Complacent within the bubble of adventure and self-improvement that is a college campus, it’s easy to forget about the dangers that lurk beyond your internal elation. In fact, without the proper precautions, the most personal aspect of you — your identity — might be at risk.
The worst part about identity theft is that victims typically don’t find out until it shows up on a credit report or after being contacted by a debt collector, and then the damage is already done.
But you can defend yourself! Throughout college and even in the outside world, ensure that only you have the authority to be you with these 10 simple tips.