What Campus Bookstores Doesn’t Tell You on Saving Money

Alexandra Rivera
The Paw Print

Almost every university has a book store that has everything you need for your classes books, supplies etc. However, have you ever thought, “Why books are so expensive and where does the money go?”  Have you ever wondered if there is a better way to save money? The answer to this question is yes. The book stores at your universities do charge the maximum amount because every 21.6 cents spent on books goes to new books and merchandise or personal coast for the school book stores, according to U.S News, which is a good thing.
However, there are some ways to save your money. For instance, there are many different online sources as well as other method’s that can help you get what you need at a reasonable price. Such as going to your university library. Going to the school library can save you money because you don’t have to BUY the book, instead you check it out. However this way could not benefit you due to the fact you have to return it by a certain time, but you can always renew. A different way to save money on your text books is to look around in a local book thrift shop. Book thrift shops carry all sorts of text books from over the years, and sometimes students tend to donate their text books for additional use for other future students. A really helpful way to save money on text books is BIGWORDS.com, this website is not for purchasing your text books but to assistance you in finding the best deal for your text book. Into the bargain of saving money there are other online sources. The biggest online sources for buying text books is amazon.com; even though you can find almost any textbook you need, the prices are not always reasonable. However if the price is not right you can resort to another reliable online source like chegg. Chegg.com has been around for years selling used and new textbooks with   90% discounts. Chegg.com also buys your books back once you’re finished with the text book.   Overall there are several different ways to get your texts books for cheaper then usual. Take these different methods and see how much money you can save!

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