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Do you buy older edition textbooks to save money?

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Replies to: Do you buy older edition textbooks to save money?

  • intparentintparent Registered User Posts: 30,022 Senior Member
    Yes, my D2 went to a small school and had anetwork of older students she got cheap books from, too. Amazon Prime helps -- you can wait til the first day of class when you have the syllabus to see which texts are going to. be used a lot, too.
  • BredericBrederic Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    @intparent Using Amazon Prime's fast shipping to delay purchases until necessary is a great idea. Thanks!
  • Sportsman88Sportsman88 Registered User Posts: 1,579 Senior Member
    student's just have to ask the prof for each class if they need the online content. If so, renting may be best option. Very few undergrad books that you need to keep.
  • BredericBrederic Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    @sportsman88 That communication can bring some important benefits.
  • zannahzannah Registered User Posts: 595 Member
    Text books and professional references age just like faculty. Text books in the same field such as child psychology. Get the cleanest last book or buy it new. There may be used copies of the new text from other school,. I always support use of a newish textbook from the library to support learning.
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