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This section of our blog lists all our articles relating to textbooks. You’ll find ways to save money and tips on getting the best deals on textbooks.

Want to Get Your Textbooks Online?

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Every student has been there. You’ve got an essay due and the textbook you desperately need in the library has been checked out by someone else. You don’t have the money to fork out the full price in the bookshop. What do you do?  Textbooks are an extra expense that many people don’t factor into their […]


8 Superb Reasons to Buy Used College Textbooks Online

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There’s no other way to say it: college textbooks can be so expensive.  When you’re a student, you don’t have much money to spare. Maybe you took out a loan, or maybe you work part-time to get through college to afford all of your expenses. That’s why used college textbooks are such a game-changer.  To make it […]


Cheap Textbook Rentals: Price Comparison

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While the majority of college students’ money goes to tuition, room, and board, another area of heavy spending is on textbooks. In fact, students can expect to spend $500 or more on textbooks per year. With class and studying taking uptime, as a full-time college student, you really don’t have time to work as much as you […]


The High Cost of Textbooks: 5 Reasons to Use Textbook Rentals

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A college freshman faces many challenges during their college career, complete with a hefty bill. The average cost for a college degree in 2018 was $20,000 per year, including room and board.  College textbook prices are not included in this amount but easily reach well over $1,000 per year. While scholarships and grants are available to […]


Here’s How to Sell Textbooks to Make Your Money Back

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Did you know that if you compare the historical costs of college tuition to the historical price of gasoline per gallon, it’s not even close? Since 1980, the cost of a college education has grown by 260% while the price per gallon at the pump is slightly above a 100% increase. Staggering isn’t it? The cost of […]


A Guide to Buying Textbooks For College

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Did you know around 65 percent of students don’t buy some course textbooks? Most students worry about paying for expensive textbooks. If you want some tips on buying textbooks, we can help. In this guide, we’ll go over how to save money and find your textbook for a class. Want to learn more? Keep reading. […]



How Does Renting Textbooks Work?

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The average college student spends an eye-watering $1,168 per year on textbooks and course materials. This number can be even higher for private university students. For students on a budget, this can be a huge strain on top of already expensive tuition and room and board fees. If there was a way to save money […]


Sell Your Textbooks: 5 Strategies to Know

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As the end of your quarter, semester, or even complete school year approaches, you know that you’re going to have some leftover textbooks hanging around your dorm and car. What are you supposed to do with them? Some textbooks are useful after classes are over. You may need them in the future, or want to […]


7 Common Textbook Buying Mistakes to Avoid for Freshmen

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Preparing for your first semester at college is an exciting, action-packed experience. But as a result, some things fall through the cracks. For example, do you really have time to worry about the cost of textbooks? Probably not. But consider this: The average student spends $1,240 on textbooks and supplies every year. That’s $5,000 over […]