November 2011

November 28, 2011

End of Semester Textbook Guide

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As a general rule, at the end of every semester, the “early bird gets the worm”.  By that we mean, beat the rush and be one of the first to send back your rental books or sell your other textbooks to get the most cash for them.

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November 22, 2011

Black Friday

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In case you haven’t seen some of the  Black Friday ads, we did a little homework for you.  It’s going to be a wild week with some stores offering early bargains on Thursday.

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November 15, 2011

The college textbook shakedown

Why does the cost of  college textbooks skyrocket? Check out this Infographic.  We were extremely pleased to find out that 93% of college students said they would rent if given the chance…..here’s your chance.  Our customers have known about the savings for a while…..

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November 14, 2011

Guest post: Billionaire dropouts are not the rule

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This guest post is actually a re-guest post from Daniel de Vise who writes “College Inc.” for the Washington Post.  He posted the guest blog on November 4, 2011 about how the value of a college education is more important now than ever.

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November 11, 2011

Veterans Day

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Happy Veterans Day 2011.  Salute to all of our military heroes for serving our great nation .  Lest we never forget those who have passed before us and celebrate those among us.  Formerly known as Armistice Day, this federal holiday is observed on November 11.

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November 8, 2011

Holiday Shopping Apps

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How about some cool Apps to make your holiday shopping easier and cheaper?  Black Friday, Cyber Monday and everything else is just around the corner.  You need all the technology at your finger tips to stay ahead of the mobs.

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November 7, 2011

DIY Christmas Presents

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The frugal college student may not have a lot of extra time on their hands until semester break but, we can start thinking about all those presents we need to get for the holidays.  We’ve blogged before that Mom and Dad would rather have something you made with your own two hands than spending money [...]

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November 1, 2011

College Student Time Consumption [infographic]

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Proper time management is one of the most important virtues a student needs to master to be  successful. For those that fail to develop these skills, their college experience is usually over about as fast as it starts.  For those mastering time management concepts, college is a breeze and  a lot less stressful and it  [...]

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