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Textbook Tip #10

Sell your books back at the end of the semester. There are many online sources that will buy your used books. College Stores also buy used textbooks and usually offer competitive prices without the hassle of shipping your books. The … Continue reading

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Textbook Tip # 9

Shop locally when possible.   You don’t always have to find a third-party seller across the globe to get a good deal. Other students may want to sell you a used copy. Try http://www.universityyardsale.com -it’s a great way to connect … Continue reading

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Textbook Tip # 8

Share It’s not just a children’s song, it’s a character trait that may save you some money. If a friend has already taken a class or if you’re taking it together you might borrow a book or split the cost … Continue reading

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Textbook Tip #7

Think before you buy. Ask yourself if there is a possibility of dropping the class? If there is, you need to keep that in mind when making textbook purchasing decisions. It is almost impossible to return a textbook to an … Continue reading

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Textbook Tip # 6

Textbook Tip # 6 Remember value is not just measured in dollars and cents. Remember your convenience is worth something. Many people, myself included, will often make a purchase from one online seller just because they already have their billing … Continue reading

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Textbook Tip #5 Think About Uncle Sam’s Share

Textbook Tip #5 Think about Uncle Sam’s share. Taxes add up. 6% sales tax on $400 of books is $24. Consider buying your books from a seller in a state that does not tax textbooks. South Carolina is one of … Continue reading

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Textbook Tip #4 Buy the Right Book

Textbook Tim #4        Buy the right book. This may seem like a no-brainer, but many students trying to get a great deal online search by the title or author and end up getting an older edition, another book entirely, or … Continue reading

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