January 2012

January 30, 2012

Grigory Lukin to host Facebook event for CBR

Collegebookrenter.com will host author, Grigory Lukin on Facebook for a discussion and interaction with college students. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, January 31st from 4 to 5 pm, Central,  on CBR’s Facebook page - http://www.facebook.com/CollegeBookRenter Discussion items will include – Study Tips – Ways to save money for Spring Break – College Life

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January 27, 2012

An Apple a Day

Changing textbooks was a dream of Steven Jobs as well as reinventing our TV remotes.  Apple announced this week their new iBooks 2software in their quest to “reinvent textbooks” and allow users to create their own books with iBooks Author.   It’s a little unusual for them to have such a major announcement without including new hardware. [...]

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January 23, 2012

College Book Renter Awards $10,000 Tuition Scholarship

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We have a winner for the CBR Tution Sweepstakes. We had a great event at Joe’s Brewery in Champaign – Urbana, Illinios and awarded the scholarship.  Below is the resulting press release and TV News coverage. Juliana Knopp, a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign was awarded a $10 thousand tuition scholarship [...]

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January 17, 2012

Let the Spring Semester begin

It’s a new year, a new spring term and and a new you.  You’ve got those new year’s resolutions about dieting, quitting smoking, making a 100 on every test, selling back the books your forgot about last semester and a few more.  We can’t help you with all those resolutions but we can help you [...]

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January 16, 2012


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Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) Today, Americans celebrate, honor and observe Martin Luther King Day for his leadership in civil rights.  He was a minister, father, husband and friend to many, especially those looking for civil equalities. For a man that died a violent death, he was world renowned [...]

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January 12, 2012

Online Dating for Young Singles: The Myths Busted

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Valentine’s day is just around the corner.  If you’re looking for a friend or companion it’s time to start now. Today’s post is by guest post author Cindy McDonald, If you are a young single searching for a date, in this day in age it’s likely that the thought of online dating has entered your [...]

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January 11, 2012

Guest Blog Contest entry – Surviving Dorm Food

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by Ijeoma Ibe When one normally thinks of dorm food usually the response is “OH, THE HORROR!” We’ve all had our fair share of disgusting dorm food but after 3 years of consuming it I’ve learned a few tricks. Dorm food doesn’t always have to be drab, dingy or tasteless. There are many ways you [...]

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January 6, 2012

Guest Blog – What do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

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This post is by Mrs. Joanne Zarlinga for the CBR Student Blog Contest. What do you want to be when you grow up? People start asking their children this when they’re as young as 10 years old or even younger?  Well I just turned 42 years old and the answer to that question has changed quite [...]

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January 3, 2012

Ways You can save and win with College Book Renter

There a lots of ways to save and win with College Book Renter Free Shipping Buy or Rent your books before January 31st Get FREE standard shipping Twitter – Introducing the CBR @Mention Contest Follow CBR (@CBRenter) on Twitter Retweet our slogan message: “Rent Textbooks @collegebookrenter.com” Optionally sign up for a CBR account and compose [...]

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January 2, 2012

Five Things I Didn’t Know About Living Off-Campus

Guest Blog Contest entry by Emily Weber During my freshman year, I was a part of the honors program at my school. This meant that I was required to live in the honors residence hall, which would have been fun except for the fact that it was one of the few buildings left that hadn’t [...]

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