Are you as thrilled before the start of the new academic year as I am? Especially for freshmen, summer is the best period to get ready for that first day at college. Your head might ache already from the amount of stuff you need to take care of: figure out your schedule, buy textbooks, set up a university account, connect to your future classmates…Read more > “College Freshman Checklist: 12 Things to Do This Summer”
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Avoiding Internship Scams
For some college students who are graduating this summer, the prospect of finding an internship sounds more than ever important. There are plenty of legal challenges at college that students have to be aware of (like plagiarism, for example) so knowing in advance about internship scammers will definitely help you avoid extra problems and worries in the future. Following the months of winter, it becomes more and more widespread for inexperienced students struggling to find paid and unpaid internships to get into the hands of unscrupulous people demanding money in exchange for an internship. Below we decided to cover this topic more in detail to explain what you should never believe when looking for your placements.
It’s a known fact that for the past decades the price of textbooks has increased at a drastic rate. New editions of textbooks are made every year, rendering the old ones, in most cases, useless, and students have no choice but to purchase them. Thanks to the Internet, students have been able to find a way to cope with the increasing price. A helpful factor is the emergence of websites like BooksRun and bookstores that give students the opportunity to rent textbooks for a given period of time. They can also search through the web for used textbooks or ebooks which come at prices way cheaper than the original new or paper form.Read more > “A Brief History of the College Textbook Pricing Racket”
The cost of textbooks for college students has skyrocketed over the past decade. A new economics textbook could now cost you as much as $300, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. It’s a known fact that students spend an average of $600 to even $1000 on textbooks per year. However, this also depends on which university you attend, whether private or state. But despite the fact that the cost of textbooks has been increasing, the same can’t be said for the amount students spend on them. How could this be so? Well, when prices go up, people tend to find ways to avoid paying such high prices. And it appears that students have also found a way.Read more > “How College Students Battled Textbook Publishers”
Tips for a Wonderful Easter!
Easter is coming! Easter is here! In honor of it, we invite you to join us and celebrate with a little treasure: our special promo code: EASTER17 (and you don’t even have to go on a hunt)! Meanwhile, here are some tips that will help you have an amazing Easter.Read more > “Tips for a Wonderful Easter!”
Looks like St. Patrick’s is here! Cheers! This holiday is mostly about spending (especially on alcoholic beverages, let’s be honest), so saving some green can present a true challenge. But keep your head up, ’cause we’re about to drop some tips to help you with this matter!Read more > “Get Your Own Pot of Gold on St Patrick’s Day with BooksRun!”
Spring Break Tips
The most obvious choice for spring break is usually traveling. Or simply having fun with your friends (like you haven’t done enough of it). But what if there’s simply no way you can afford Mexico right now but feel a desperate need to have some rest and change scenery? Well, here are some tips for you.Read more > “Spring Break Tips”
Tired of manually typing the ISBNs? Don’t have access to a computer? Wanna know the buyback price of a textbook in front of you right now?Read more > “BooksRun Barcode Scanner Apps for Android and iPhone Are Available!”
Summer is finally here, and there is a wide choice of activities in front of you. Some students prefer to use their time for well-deserved rest, and some perceive it as an opportunity to work more. Regardless of what you choose, here are some tips useful for every student on a summer break.Read more > “6 Tips for Students: What to Do in the Summer?”
BooksRun.com recently had a flyer campaign near Brooklyn College! The students who were lucky enough to receive such a flyer could sell their textbooks for 10% more. Don’t worry, if you missed that promotion, you can simply have your books quoted on the website and receive extra cash when selling old textbooks. Just make sure you’ve checked our buyback condition guide first. We have great prices for online deals, but our local prices are even better!Read more > “BooksRun.com: Unique Offer for Brooklyn Locals”