An individual that struggles for basic necessary needs such as food, sleep or money to keep up their grades or for lack of money because of the cost of education. More specifically college kids who struggle to feed themselves and resort to ramen and waffles.
Nick: Did you talk to Sally recently? She's barely had any sleep or food these past three days! Apparently her rent is expensive and she can barely afford food.
Jessica: I feel bad. She's become such an education hoboe.