Ways college students can save on textbooks

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POSTED: Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 7:02pm

UPDATED: Thursday, August 9, 2012 - 11:37pm

It's textbook time, and the last thing students want to think about is spending money on textbooks this school year.

College is expensive as it is, and there are ways to save money on those required textbooks.

Most students are buying textbooks off campus at used book stores, renting books, sharing with classmates, and even making copies from the school library.

After all that spending throughout the school year, you can get money back.

Sell you textbooks!

When the semester comes to an end, college students can sell their textbooks at the campus bookstore and off campus book stores.

According to the U.S. Department of Education, the average spending on college textbooks each academic school year is estimated between $700- $1000. 

Buying textbooks is one of those last minute things all students have to do, but students can also be a smart shopper. 

So keep your books in good condition and get money back for your textbooks.

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