September 4, 2011 | In: Articles

Saving on College Textbooks

These days, it is all the more important to pursue a college education. Nevertheless, college tuition is high enough not to consider the staggering amount of college textbooks. Students spend around $1,122 on college textbooks every year and many students throughout the country are scrambling to find cheap college textbooks.

Those students who have e-readers like an iPad, Kindle or Nook could save more and help the environment by downloading eBooks from different internet sites for half the cost of a traditional book. Students can make notes and highlight on-screen and immediately access materials.

Probably the cheapest way to acquire college textbooks is online. You can purchase books from different online sites at very low prices. Some sites may even offer free shipping of textbooks. If you are resourceful, you an even find books for free on the internet. You should also consider buying used books which can give you at least 25 percent off the cost of a new book. While most campus bookstores in general have some used textbooks, the best deals you can find are still online. There are many sites where you can purchase textbooks for less, drastically cutting the price of books you normally purchase at physical bookstores. In order to find the right books easily, get the ISBN and the identifier number of the publisher. You will also need the title, author, edition number and publisher to do your search.

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