Tips for saving money on #College #Textbooks

24 Aug

The cost of new college textbooks rose 82% from 2002 to 2012 … “Students wait too long (to buy their books),” she said. “We jump right in and they better get on board.” Wait too long and students could find themselves behind in their classes …

RedShelf raises $4M to shake up #College #Textbook market

23 Aug

college textbooks along the other. E-textbook company RedShelf today … the next generation of students have to buy the books again. With RedShelf’s model, the publishers make more moolah by selling books every year, rather than just when the books …

#College professor under investigation for mentioning God in class

22 Aug

Professor Hien Van Dong, who teaches the Madison College ethics course titled … The student, a self-described Christian-turned-atheist, also complained that the textbook made him feel uncomfortable because it featured material that pushed necessary …

T.I.S. Bookstore stops selling books, rebrands to Illini Shop

22 Aug

The University-owned Illini Union Bookstore is the sole location for students to purchase textbooks. The T.I.S. College Bookstore will no longer carries textbooks. The former bookstore was remodeled over the summer and transitioned into The Illini Shop …

What The Tech? App of the Day: Apps for #College students

22 Aug

Here are 5 apps for college students that can almost guarantee a higher GPA and a little extra money left over from buying textbooks. iStudiez keeps track of assignments, schedules and homework. You set it up by adding your classes, room numbers …


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