7 Things to do on a Winter Break + Christmas Coupon Code!

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The winter break is nigh! Finally, the time of the year when you can relax and do absolutely nothing is almost here. However, nothing is not the only thing you can do during the break, and some activities can be both useful and entertaining.

1. Read a book. You may not have enough time for reading books for pleasure during the semester, but now you’ve got a chance to remember that books can also be not about calculus. Continue reading “7 Things to do on a Winter Break + Christmas Coupon Code!”

Why Social Media and You Should Take a Break in the Relationship?

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Summer is the best season to switch off and relax, and it’s never been more fitting to take a break off social media. If you simply can’t imagine spending a day without social media, and if you feel that your relationship has become a little bit too controlling from their side, here’s a whole list of reasons to have a bit less of them in your life below:

  • More time

Imagine how much time you spend browsing through the feeds of different social networks, consuming information of dubious usefulness. Dare to ask yourself: do you really need to read these “13 Hilarious Tweets about Pokemon”? If you can happily live without this knowledge, then you may spend this time on something else: catch up with a friend, take a hike or read a book. Continue reading “Why Social Media and You Should Take a Break in the Relationship?”

When are the best times to sell textbooks?

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Buyback quotes of textbooks fluctuate a lot when comparing those during different seasons, months, and even a couple of weeks apart. If the supply is too high and used textbooks market is flooded by them in a matter of days, obviously, the prices will fall swiftly, and you won’t get too much. This guide is to help you find the best time to sell textbooks and beware of the worst.

  • When the quotes are the best?

The highest demand for books usually tends to be right before the start of the academic year. Companies specializing in textbooks refill their stocks, and students are getting ready for the upcoming semester, so that means they will most likely be ready to buy books. The best season is summer, namely July and August, and to some extent winter, especially January. Continue reading “When are the best times to sell textbooks?”

Are You Ready for Spring?

Use our promo code EASTERBOOKS to receive extra 7% when placing your next buyback order. Offer valid until (and including) March 28. Sell your textbooks and celebrate Easter with BooksRun.com!

UPDATE: Offer is prolonged until March 29, so hurry up! Happy Easter!

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7 Easy Tips for Study Breaks

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Every student wants their study routine to be as efficient as it can get. Many surveys have shown that taking breaks significantly improves the performance and memorization, and it has been known for quite a while that “sharpening the saw” and not letting your brain overwork helps you “cut the tree”, or get things done quicker and more effectively. It’s important to know that there is a certain time for taking breaks, which is approximately every ninety minutes, and certain activities that will allow you not to get too distracted from the studies.

Here you will find a list of the most relaxing and energizing activities. Remember that they shouldn’t make it difficult for you to get back to studies, and don’t make them longer than they were supposed to be! Varying different activities also enhances your performance and helps you find which is the best for you.

Clean Up the Room

Stuff scattered around the table or a room makes your brain unable to focus on one thing, so your attention just roams around the place. Continue reading “7 Easy Tips for Study Breaks”