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Keeping textbooks

CharlieEcho35CharlieEcho35 40 replies4 threads Junior Member
Incoming freshman engineering student here. Should I buy and keep the textbooks related to my major or should I just rent them?
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  • CTScoutmomCTScoutmom 1963 replies10 threads Senior Member
    I would rent the books when taking the classes, and later purchase copies of those you believe will make good references. In the long run, this will cost you less. Some books you might not even end up referencing during your classes.
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  • RichInPittRichInPitt 2463 replies40 threads Senior Member
    What's the cost difference? I seem to recall renting wasn't much cheaper, and it's nice to have references to look back on in later school years.
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