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  • 5 Things Nursing Students Can’t Live Without

    Feb 21, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    5 Things Nursing Students Can’t Live Without

    As a nursing student, there’s a lot you bring to the table. You’ve got the book smarts – plus awesome interpersonal skills, an enormous capacity for compassion, and the ability to intuit exactly what kind of care your patients need. Equipped with all of these invaluable things, you’re on the right track to a deeply ...

  • The 5 Best Pens for Taking Notes in Your College Classes

    Oct 8, 2013 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    The 5 Best Pens for Taking Notes in Your College Classes

    College students, a good pen could boost your grades. Hear us out. If you were to walk into any lecture hall today, you’d see a smattering of students typing notes on sleek laptops and tablets. Many students, though, still see the value in taking notes by hand. (In fact, recently we asked our readers how ...

  • Top STEM Education Textbooks for College Students

    Sep 18, 2013 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Top STEM Education Textbooks for College Students

    Right now, there’s an exciting national initiative in place to encourage more students to pursue expertise in fields like mathematics and technology. This educational program, called S.T.E.M. (short for science, technology, engineering, and math), preps students for rewarding careers as inventors, programmers, engineers, and scientists. The idea, of course, is that the more students we ...

  • 10 Most Popular Textbooks for Fall Semester 2013

    Aug 26, 2013 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    10 Most Popular Textbooks for Fall Semester 2013

    Right now, students all over the country are stocking up on next semester’s required textbooks. You know what YOU need, sure – but have you ever wondered what everyone else is reading? Or if the book you’re using is what everybody else is using, too? We’ve compiled a list of this summer’s best-sellers (and they’re ...

  • Why Buy Used Textbooks? 4 Reasons to Choose Used

    Aug 21, 2013 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Why Buy Used Textbooks? 4 Reasons to Choose Used

    The average college student spends $655 per year on textbooks. Now, you don’t need us to tell you that $655 is a lot of dough, especially when you factor in all the unavoidable expenses of student life. Buying textbooks at full price can blow a big hole in your budget. At Textbooks.com, we work hard ...

  • Featured Author: Mignon Fogarty (AKA Grammar Girl!)

    Jun 12, 2013 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Featured Author: Mignon Fogarty (AKA Grammar Girl!)

    This month, we get to geek out with word nerd author and podcaster Mignon Fogarty, AKA Grammar Girl! You’ll find of bunch of her books on Textbooks.com, including Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students and Grammar Girl’s 101 Misused Words You’ll Never Confuse Again. Since 2006, Grammar Girl’s been tackling the complicated, convoluted, and confusing nuances of ...

  • Textbook Buyback Tip: Don’t Sell Textbooks Like This!

    May 7, 2013 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Textbook Buyback Tip: Don’t Sell Textbooks Like This!

    By the end of the semester, when we start reminding you to sell us your used textbooks for the most cash, you’ve heard it a million times: Keep your textbooks in good condition. It’s obvious why! We don’t buy back books in bad shape because other students can’t use them. And reusing textbooks to save ...

  • 8 Tips for Selling Used Books for Big Bucks

    May 7, 2013 • Textbooks.com • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    8 Tips for Selling Used Books for Big Bucks

    As your schedule gets more crowded than the dining hall’s DIY waffle station, you might not be thinking about how to keep your textbooks sturdy, stain-free, and in good condition. But take care! Books in bad shape aren’t worth beans at buyback because they’re unusable by other students. Straight from the horse’s mouth, here are 8 tips ...

  • Why Smart Students Take Care of Their Textbooks

    May 7, 2013 • Textbooks.com • College TipsRead More »
    Why Smart Students Take Care of Their Textbooks

    If you’re a college student, you probably own a textbook. And once you buy a textbook, it’s yours, right? So you can do with it what you want. But whether you plan on adding that textbook to your library or just want to get the biggest bang for your buck when you sell it back, you ...