College Textbooks

College Textbooks: Beg, Borrow or Buy?

The one part of college I always disliked was buying my textbooks for the semester. For my pre-law classes, the prices were brutal and I had few opportunities to find a used version of the titles I needed. It didn’t take long for me to realize the insanity of buying new books from the campus bookstore; I would pay anywhere from $50 to nearly $300 a book, but never saw much of that money back at the end of the semester. The books were either not being used the next semester or they were being replaced with a new edition. Even when I did get something for them, it was barely enough to buy lunch. After two semesters of spending over $500 on books, I decided there had to be a better (and cheaper) method. With a little research, I soon found some reliable websites that allowed me to find the very best deals on my textbooks. Here are a few websites that I found easy to use and also offered great deals.

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Textbooks or eBooks?

ebooks for college Technology has changed the the way we live, work, and play. So, there is no surprise that so many students ask the question: Should I use textbooks or ebooks in college? You will be happy to know that there isn’t any right or wrong answer. It’s totally your preference of whether you use textbooks or ebooks. Below is a list of pros and cons to help you decide. Continue Reading…


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