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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 […]

7 Tips on Selling Textbooks for College Students

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College students spent up to $1290 on books and school supplies in 2018-2019 academic year. Textbooks top the list of the most dreadful purchases for college students. Most of those books can only be used for one academic year, or even for a semester. After that, you have to buy newer books, and the trend continues. […]

A Guide When You Buy Used Textbooks for College

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Did you know that it’s recommended for college students to set aside as much as $1,000 for textbooks and supplies? It’s no wonder that many students try to buy used textbooks whenever they can. If you’re new to the idea of buying used textbooks, it’s good to know what you’re getting into before you start. […]

5 Benefits of Buying Used Textbooks for College

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Are you looking to purchase textbooks for your college courses, but unsure of where to start looking? Many students make the mistake of buying them new, which leads to spending way more money than they have to on their books. Fortunately, you have the opportunity to buy those same textbooks used, thus saving you a lot […]

A Quandary Over Textbooks: Is Renting Better Than Buying?

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College in America isn’t cheap. But while scholarships are available to assist students, there’s an extra added expense of textbooks that burns a hole in students’ wallets. According to CBS News, the cost of college textbooks has increased four times faster than the rate of inflation. The average college student spends $1,200 on college textbooks […]