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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.

Asking for a Friend: Can I Buy My Books With Financial Aid?

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When you’re a college student, money is always tight. Even if you have a job to help pay for some essentials, you probably still need financial aid to cover school-related expenses.  One of the school-related expenses that many students forget to budget for is textbooks. And textbooks are not cheap. It’s not uncommon for a single textbook […]

Reading the Lines, Online: The Pros and Cons of Electronic Textbooks

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Currently, e-books account for approximately a quarter of global book sales. It’s a demonstration of how e-books and electronic textbooks are transforming the way people are creating, disseminating, and viewing the information in an increasingly digital world. Downloadable files from various e-book stores now include everything previously found in print format. Today, you can find […]

Should You Buy or Rent Textbooks? Here’s How to Choose

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If the cost of tuition wasn’t enough, you also need a long list of expensive textbooks to make it through your classes. College Board says that the average student spends $1,200 on textbooks each year. That’s $5,000 over your four-year career. It’s no surprise, then, that students are always on the hunt for the answer […]

eBooks Versus Textbooks: Is One Better Than the Other?

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Going to college is an exciting time in your life. But it’s also an expensive one. Average textbook prices have increased by 812 percent over 35 years. Given the number of classes you’ll take, you may wonder if there’s a way to save money. Should you switch to eBooks? Or stick to physical textbooks? The […]