How to Get Cheap Used College Text Books

Get used college text books cheap

Buying used college text books cheap is a great way to save some money on college costs.  The hard part of course is actually finding used college text books cheap.  There are some simple strategies you can use to help you buy your used college text books cheap.  Let’s look at them.

One of the easiest ways you can get used college text books cheap is to buy them early.  Don’t expect to walk into the bookstore on the first day of class and find used college text books on sale, it’s just not going to happen.  The key here is to have a list of the text books you need before the first day of class.  An effective strategy here is to email the instructor early to find out what text books are required.

Even though I already said it, used college text books are cheap college text books.  Always buy them used if you can, a quick online search can save you big bucks.

Search for cheap used college textbooks online, to be more accurate use the ISBN number, this is the most accurate way to find them.  Make sure you ask for this number when you email your instructors.

When you look for cheap used college text books online make sure you check a few places, at least three is good.  Search by ISBN and always include shipping costs into your calculation to get the best discount.

And lastly, when the course is over make sure you sell those used college text books back, getting a few dollars back will make them even cheaper overall.

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