By Corey Tucker – A&E Editor
Aside from tuition bills and technology, purchasing textbooks is often the next most significant financial drain when it comes to entering a new school year. Several hundred dollar textbook bills annoy students who are often upset about having to shell out hard-earned money for books that quite often don’t hold their value.
There is hope, however, if students are willing to shop around at other bookstores, online or renting, they are likely to take less of a loss financially. Below is a comparative list that might help students save the most money possible when seeking textbooks.
With many students using loans that only allow for purchase from the campus bookstore it is hard to avoid paying the hefty bookstore prices. If students have to purchase from the campus bookstore there is a possibility that at the end of the semester the bookstore will buy your book back at a fraction of the original cost.