Textbooks, Tuition, and Tax Credits!

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At CampusBooks.com, we don’t sell, rent, or buy textbooks; instead, we deliver the information and resources that students and families can use to make the best choices when it comes to saving money on higher-education expenses. Given that it’s tax season (just one month left until the April 15 deadline), we want to make sure… Read more »

Introducing the Textbook Guru!

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We’re delighted to welcome TheTextbookGuru.com to the Web! This terrific new site covering every angle of textbooks and college learning materials is the brainchild of CampusBooks.com’s very own CEO Jeff Cohen, your guru in residence. Jeff’s decade in the textbook industry, learning every nook and cranny, has given him the knowledge and experience to answer… Read more »

How to Save Even More on Textbooks

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With colleges and universities getting back in session throughout the entire month of January and students scouring the Internet and campus bookstores searching for the best deals on textbooks, we thought we’d take a moment to give you some tips on saving even more money. Sure, when you use the CampusBooks.com price-comparison tool via website… Read more »

Winter Buyback: Don’t Get Scrooged!

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The prep for finals, the all-nighters, the scrambling at the bookstore, the posters saying things like “BOOKS$CASH,” they all point to one thing: end-of-term buyback being upon us. And while we can't help you cram, format your bibliography, or get more sleep, we can help you sell more books back and get better prices for… Read more »

New (and More) Resources at Your Fingertips

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Sometimes we find ourselves so busy with the business of saving students money on textbooks and finding new ways to help them get more cash when selling their books back that we forget about some of the other useful stuff of on our website. Since last we blogged, we’ve developed some really cool tools for… Read more »

Textbooks vs. eBooks: Where Things Stand

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It all began in the mid-’90s. Technology was rapidly evolving and its role in our everyday lives was in the infant stages. At this point, when cyberspace was a wide-open frontier town, an exciting new technology (digital books aka electronic books or eBooks) emerged and hailed the dawning of a new era in the publishing… Read more »

Buyback Is On & It’s Bigger Than Ever!

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Buyback is on and if you don’t have a plan for how to turn your books into cash, you’re running out of time. Every day that passes from here on out puts you at risk for getting less cash (or even none at all) as buyers fill their quotas and amass stock from students who… Read more »

Buyback Triple Play

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It’s almost May and with that comes textbook-buyback time (not to mention getting into the swing of baseball season). Now, more than ever before, you have options about how and where and when to sell back your books. To help you wade through a sea of options and make informed choices so that you get… Read more »

Tax Time: Tuition & Textbook Credits Are Available!

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Several months ago, we wrote a blog entry entitled Money Matters: A Special Edition on Textbooks & Tax Credits. In this entry, we discussed the American Opportunity Credit, a subsection of the Hope and Lifetime Learning Credits. That was a while ago and in the meantime and with your studies coming first, you may have… Read more »

Going Green for Spring!

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle . . . Renew and Rejuvenate for Spring! After a long winter filled with some of the harshest weather we’ve seen in a long time, spring is nearly here! Every time we see a patch of green or hear a bird chirping nearby, things feel a little easier and like we’re about… Read more »