Find Classmates Who Need Your Textbooks at College of Coastal Georgia (CCGA - Brunswick)

By: Mr. Wade

This is a really small school, located in Brunswick Georgia. It's right by the ocean, so if you love the beach, it's a great place to go to school. Did I mention it's small? Often it's not practical or financially feasible to move and go to a larger school, and Coastal College of Georgia is fully accredited. You'll get a real good education here just like...

Why Does Georgia Have so Many Colleges?

By: Mr. Wade

If you don't want to go to a small community college, most students apply to the University of Georgia. However, that is a hard school to get into, and many students are not accepted. Compared to the largest colleges in other states, UGA is fairly small. For example, Ohio State has about one hundred thousand students. UGA has only about thirty thousand, which is still...

Waycross College Students(SGSC) - Sell Textbooks to Classmates

By: Mr. Wade

If you are a student at Waycross College (South Georgia State College at Waycross), you've probably struggled with the high price of textbooks at the start of each semester. After finals, you're often disappointed at the low buyback rate the campus bookstore offers. If you're lucky, you know other students who need your book. This site was designed to connect you to your classmates who...

Sell Textbooks to Other Students at Clemson University

By: Mr. Wade

You can get more money for your used textbooks at the end of the semester by selling to classmates at Clemson instead of the campus bookstore. This site allows you to enter the books you would like to sell and the books you need - it will match you with other students at Clemson with whom you can do the most trading/selling/buying. You will have...

Why Are Some Textbooks so Much More Expensive?

By: Mr. Wade

More often than not, the subject matter determines the price. It has to do with the "value" of the material contained within and how difficult that material was to procure. Knowledge is valuable, and Universities, especially research one universities (R1: Doctorate Universities), are expected to be on the cutting edge. When we're talking about price, it's important to understand who is writing them, and that...

Is it Better to Rent or Buy Textbooks?

By: Mr. Wade

The answer to this question depends on 3 factors: purchase price, buyback price, and rental price. If you purchase outright, you'll be able to sell at the end of the semester and recover some of your money. Obviously you won't get any money back if you decide to rent. User our Rent or Buy Textbooks Calculator to estimate which option is the best deal. It...

How to Save Money Renting Textbooks

By: Mr. Wade

In the past few years, the number of students renting textbooks has skyrocketed as big online companies joined the game. Campus bookstores had to follow suit, and many colleges now routinely offer rentals. However, just like purchasing outright, renting can be expensive. Sometimes it's just as costly or, in some cases, more costly. Therefore, it's imperative that you shop around; compare textbook rental prices from many...

How Campus Bookstores Rip Off Broke College Students

By: Mr. Wade

While colleges and universities have all sorts of ingenious ways to get their dirty little hands on money that students borrow, the campus bookstore racket is perhaps the most shameless. If you have ever been a college student, you know exactly what I’m talking about – it’s been going on for a long time. In the past campus bookstores had near complete monopolies – students...

Start Selling Your Used Textbooks to Classmates

By: Mr. Wade

In your dashboard, enter the books you want to sell into the selling column. Enter the books you will need next semester into the buying column. BookTrapper will search for other students at your school that need books you are selling and have books you need. You can message them, arrange a price, meet, and complete a transaction on campus. Select Your SchoolImmediately after signing...