Exchange Textbooks with Classmates at Kennesaw State University

By: BookTrapper

Do you attend Kennesaw State, and are you looking to sell your used textbooks at the end of the semester? It's always better to find other students who need them instead of selling them back to the campus bookstore for a pittance. They will turn right around and sell them again for probably twice what they gave you. Using BookTrapper, you can post all your used books for sale at Kennesaw...

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Download BookTrapper for IOS and Android - Scan Barcodes and Compare Book Prices

By: BookTrapper

You can now download BookTrapper for your IOS or Android phone. Using the app, select sell, buy, or rent and scan a barcode - prices will appear in the list below. Or you can enter a ten or thirteen digit ISBN number into the search field.

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Functionality

All the functionality currently available on BookTrapper.com is not yet built into our IOS and Android apps. The apps...

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5 Ways Reading Books Aloud Benefits Children

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#1 The Skill of Visualization

As a child listens to an adult read aloud, he or she develops the ability to make mental pictures of what's happening in the story. Those mental pictures are what help the child remember what he/she has read or heard - reading comprehension. The ability to learn later in life is mostly dependent on one's ability to retain knowledge gained through...

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Facebook Textbook Exchange - Use BookTrapper Instead

By: BookTrapper

For every university you'll find a Facebook textbook exchange group, but there's a better option. BookTrapper is designed for this very purpose, and it works so much better than a Facebook group for selling textbooks on campus.

The problem with using Facebook groups for selling textbooks is that there will be thousands of members, and everyone posts books they want to sell and those...

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Why do Science Textbooks Cost so Much More?

By: BookTrapper

If you choose a major that requires lots of science classes, you'll spend much more on textbooks over the course of your college career. But why is this so? Why do some textbooks cost so much more than others? Is it printing costs alone that determines value? Is it the material that contributes most the cost?

Material Dictates Cost

Science is a rapidly advancing field, and knowledge is...

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How to Get a Job in Tech

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As economies increasingly rely on big data, web, and mobile technologies, companies are looking to hire employees with tech skills. They need people who have at least a basic understanding of web technologies and possess some skills.

If you are a job seeker in today’s economy, what skills are necessary to get a job in a tech related field? Do you have to go to college, get a degree in...

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Should You Go to a Two Year College and then Transfer?

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Many high school graduates have the option to go to immediately move away from home and attend a four year school or stay in town, go to a junior college, and then transfer after two years. But which better? Each has advantages and disadvantages.

Two Year Schools

Students are normally able to maintain a better GPA at junior colleges because the courses are not designed to “weed out”...

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Law Students: Use BookTrapper to Sell those Expensive Textbooks with Each Other

By: BookTrapper

If you are thinking about going to law school, you already know how expensive it can be. Many new lawyers start their first job with over one hundred thousand dollars in student load debt. If they go to a private college such as Emory University, they will have even more. One expense that often gets overlooked is the cost of textbooks for law school. Per semester, it can top one thousand...

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Advice for Choosing a College Major

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Statisticians will harp on the fact that historically, people who go to college earn significantly more over their lifetimes than those who do not attend. These statistics go back decades, but are they as true today as they were in 1970? That question is up for debate as many college graduates are burdened by debt, and total student loan debt passes one trillion dollars. Is a four year...

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Post Textbooks for Sale at Your Dorm or Apartment

By: BookTrapper

BookTrapper.com just added a new feature - students can now search their dorm or apartment complex for classmates to buy and sell textbooks with. In your dashboard, you'll see a button right by the semester select button. It will have a magnifying glass and the name of your dorm/apartment (which you entered earlier). Click this button and it will immediately filter the current results set...

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