Students break the bank to buy their books

21 Dec

Related: Viewpoint: College textbooks could be the digital age’s next victim While Jin ultimately bit the bullet to buy the book, according to the USPIRG, 65% of college students have opted to forgo purchasing class texts “because it was too expensive.”

#College #Textbooks Make Way for #College Tutor!

7 Dec

College Tutor significantly reduces the risks of bad studying habits—and the number of college textbooks one has to buy. College Tutor is self-directed and low in price with no nasty extra-cost surprises. Written by knowledgeable professionals …

Overpriced #Textbooks: how to deal with reading lists

1 Dec

It is by now widely accepted that the price of college textbooks is too high … BookScouter also allows users to sell their books back to vendors, much like a campus buy-back program. Before he graduated last year, education major Ben Haseltine used …

Old books find new owners at Blue Vase

27 Nov

They buy used books in 20-ton batches … Michigan, or Bel Air, California. College textbooks provide a perennial income source for the business. Blue Vase sees two spurts in textbook sales that correspond to the start of college fall and spring semesters.

Thrift Store Flipping: 15 Best Items to Resell for Profit

19 Nov

College textbooks are a good choice because students often look for … Also, don’t count a piece just because it’s not in perfect condition. People often buy old-tech, even if it’s broken, for the parts alone. Plus, many old laptops can easily …