What are we paying for when adding a book to our shopping cart? In other words, how much is a book worth? Some textbooks are priced over 100$, while others are sold for a price ten times less. So there should be a secret component that determines the price of a book (no, it’s not publishers’ greediness, although sometimes, it is actually the case). So what is it? Knowing the value and market price of a book will help you buy books cheaply and save on items like textbooks, whose prices are artificially high.Continue reading “How Much is a Book Worth? Know the Answer and Buy Books Cheaply”
It is the beginning of autumn! It’s the time for freshmen students to buy textbooks, learn about new dorm roommates, and simply get ready for college in all senses. Everyone facing this new experience does not really know what to expect, and for sure you will encounter all the good and the bad sides of being a college student. But in order to make these years more memorable, you can engage in many activities which can expand your horizons and make your life more fun. You also should get ready to refute osme of the myths about what it means being a college student… And last but not the least — how can one handle all that college homework and preserve your mental health? Let’s have a look at these tips prepared for you by BooksRun below!Continue reading “College Tips for Freshmen Students: on Your First Days on Campus, Homework, and Mental Health”
In the last decades, the price of textbooks has increased at a drastic rate, adding up to students’ financial burden. Moreover, new editions of textbooks are issued every year, making the old ones useless. This policy leaves students with no other choice but to purchase these over-priced new editions.
There are, however, several ways that allow students to cope with the increasing prices. First, the online platforms and bookstores that enable students to rent books for a certain period made college textbooks more accessible. Second, students often tend to buy used textbooks or e-books, which are way cheaper than brand new hardcopies from a local college bookstore. Here we will explore how these textbook platforms work and what are the secrets of selling and buying college books online.Continue reading “BooksRun on How Students Can Make Money with Used Textbooks”