As if it wasn’t enough that you’re having to pay for college and housing and clothes and nights out, you also have to spend a fortune on college textbooks! Here are our top tips on how to save a few dollars on them.
Borrow From The LibraryLibraries are a great way to get all the books you need for free - you’ll just have to be careful with your timekeeping as you won’t want to return books late. Most libraries also lend out magazines and music so it’s good for your free time as well as your studying. Image source nordeastbrewersalliance.org
Buy Second HandWhatever you’ve just started studying, someone else will have just finished. So seeing as they no longer need their text books, they’ll be willing to sell them to you (or maybe even give them to you) for a lot less than the shops. And there’s plenty of second hand book stores too so hunt around for the best prices! Image source teleread.com
Share With FriendsIf you and your friends need the same text books then there’s no point in all of you buying them; just split the cost and then share them. You could either give them backwards and forwards or you could set up some group study sessions - which is also a great way to make friends! Image source hercampus.com
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