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Studying Abroad and Student Loans

Study abroad student loans

Studying abroad provides immense opportunities for learning and lifestyle experiences. A resume that reflects international travel might improve a student’s marketability with companies that offer global employment assignments. However, before accepting a full-time job or establishing a home with a massive number of recurring bills, a student could choose to finance certain educational courses with […]


What Does It Mean to “Rent a Textbook”?

Rent a Textbook

Renting a textbook means paying a nominal fee to borrow a textbook for a particular time frame. Textbook rentals are usually offered in three time frames; semester, quarter and session. At the end of the textbook rental time frame, the student prints out a shipping label and returns the textbook. Most of the time the […]


Pros and Cons of eTextbooks

An eTextbook, also known as a digital textbook or an online textbook is an electronic version of a published textbook which is projected to dominate the textbook market in the coming years. There are many pros and cons of eTextbooks and publishing companies are currently spending millions of dollars to develop etextbooks that provide students […]


5 Benefits of Living on Campus

You’ve graduated, now what? It’s time to go to college and get your degree so you can land that awesome job that will pay $100k+. But, there’s one question looming over you and your parents that you can’t seem to answer… “Should I live off campus or be living on campus?” After reading this, you’ll […]


How to Pick the Right College Major

CollegeMajor

Knowing what college major to pick can be a daunting task. For close to two out of three students, four years of college is no longer the norm. A report by the US Department of Education reveals that most students now take six years to complete their bachelor’s degrees. Knowing what college major to pick […]


How Do I Use CheapestTextbooks.com?

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Preparing for College – Tips for Incoming Freshmen

preparing for college

Few things are as nerve-wracking and anxiety-inducing as preparing for college as a freshman. After all, you are reaching a stage of your life that influences your career and professional life. So what are the best steps to take in ensuring you are fit for your first days in college? Consider these following tips. Grants […]


What is an ISBN?

What is an ISBN

The acronym for ISBN is International Standard Book Number. It is a numeric commercial book number that is unique to every book edition. The number is usually found on the back right corner of a book. Generally, if a book was published before 2007, it has a 10 digit ISBN. If a book was published […]