From my high school days, I remember that Chemistry books tended to be extremely tedious and complicated — only true science geeks could enjoy this convoluted reading. The times have changed! Now the shelves are filled with fascinating Chemistry books that are excellent for self-study and suitable for total beginners! If you are looking for an easy-read Chemistry book before university, when all the comprehensive studies begin, there will be a treat for you as well! Here is a list of chemistry books that every undergrad student should be familiar with!Continue reading “5 Best Chemistry Books for Undergraduates and Beginners”
Have you heard that learning languages as an adult is terribly hard? Maybe these scientific elaborations have even prevented you from embarking on this language journey. However, with the right tools and practices at hand, being above your 20s will not hinder you in mastering a language of your choice. Intrigued? Read more about the myths of learning languages and discover the best studying strategies for your next linguistic endeavor!Continue reading “Learning Languages as an Adult: From Language Textbooks to Planning Fallacies”
For all history fans out there — here is an ultimate list of 20 history books that you’d enjoy reading. These will suit humanities students, history enthusiasts, and anybody who is looking for an engaging read. Are you interested in prehistory or the Middle Ages? Or do you want to know more about black history? We have endeavored to include various histories in this collection, sorted more or less chronologically. So aficionados of contemporary history should scroll down without further ado!Continue reading “20 Best History Books That Will Not Leave You Indifferent”
Doubtfully there is any psychology student who is not familiar with general textbooks like Introduction to Psychology or Feldman’s Understanding Psychology. But what are other psychology books that will be interesting for young specialists, freshmen, applicants, and psychology-lovers?
We’ve selected 10 must-read books for psychology students that you should read to get a better understanding of the field and ensure a fruitful, exciting career. It might be that you’ve come across some of the items on your syllabus. If not — you surely will so invest in your book collection now! If you are only choosing if this field is for you, there is no better way to know than to read a few books from the list as an experiment. Do these stories about clinical experiments, therapy, neurology, logical errors, and brain cells inspire you?Continue reading “10 Must-Read Books for Psychology Students — and for Anyone Interested”
Do you pay attention to the type of bookbinding when choosing a textbook or a blank notebook? Books come in different formats and binding styles, but does it even matter? Surprisingly, it does! Bookbinding affects the price of your textbook (you will learn what type of binding to get to save money) as well as the book’s durability and functionality. If it is a hard toil just to place the textbook on the table, you might not study it with the same enthusiasm as a volume that lays nicely on your desk. In the end, the type of binding influences the quality of your studies and impacts your budget! Learn how to choose the perfect binding for your textbooks and make a binding for a notebook yourself!Continue reading “How to Choose the Perfect Bookbinding: Hardcover or Paperback?”
Hi there, it’s Tom!
How’s the academic year rolling?
We’ve been talking a lot about used books and how profitable it is to sell college books back. But how does it work in reality? Can one really save money on textbooks? Let’s have a look at real numbers from the last year — they talk for themselves.
Max buys textbooks the usual way ($485)
Here is Max. Last year, he started at the Law School at Georgetown University. As a freshman, he hasn’t figured out yet his ways around the campus. Max was also puzzled about how to save money while studying. Should he cut on lunches? Or maybe pause his Netflix subscription?
Apart from all tuition and enrolment expenses, Max has to spend heaps of money on new textbooks. For every class he takes, he needs to get a hefty pricey book. Well, last academic year, with the list of books at hand, Max purchased those three brand new books with glossy pages on Amazon… and left 485 dollars at the checkout. Well, Max indeed had to tighten his belt not to spend too much that season.Continue reading “How to Save 300 Dollars on Textbooks Every Term”
Reading is one of the most frequent learning activities you do while studying at college. But are you sure you read textbooks effectively enough? Although it seems like a very self-evident action — open and read — there are multiple ways to do it. Here, we will discuss the most successful techniques for effective learning from textbooks. And although scrutinizing a book from A to Z might be an obvious choice, it is not among the most efficient strategies. Have you heard of SQ4R, P2R, or backward reading? Let’s dive in — we will tell you everything about these and other study techniques that ensure you good grades and, most importantly, high-quality learning.Continue reading “Boost Your Learning From Textbooks With 5 Effective Study Techniques”
Why don’t we value things that are next to us? The purpose of this philosophical beginning is not to scare you away but to actually show how amazing your college textbooks are! The awesomeness is obviously not an excuse for their skyrocket prices, but you know how to get your textbook cheap, right? 😉
These are five popular university textbooks that we have found FABULOUS: they are informative and colorful with easy-readable texts and interactive assignments that enhance your comprehension. Moreover, they cover essential knowledge in the areas that we all need to understand a little bit better, like art, biology or movies.Continue reading “5 College Textbooks You Want to Get Right Now”
It is the news in the world of textbook publishers! The world’s largest textbook publishing company has recently announced about its transition to a “digital first” publishing model from a traditional paperback-driven business model. This publishing company which counts its history for longer than a century, brings innovation and digital transformation into the textbook publishing industry which will drastically change the way college students acquire their college materials.Continue reading “New Digital-First Strategy of the Biggest Textbook Publisher Pearson”
We love books at BooksRun! And we care about making textbooks affordable for others! We love sharing as well! Every day our data scientists monitor textbooks’ prices on the market to make sure we continue offering the lowest prices on used textbooks for you, our dear readers! Below you will find a list of the top 10 purchased or rented textbooks in this season:Continue reading “Top 10 Purchase and Rent Textbooks”