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 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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June 2, 2011

CBR Late Textbook Return Fees

Image by Getty Images via @daylifeCollege Book Renter has been getting several inquiries about questions concerning late fees. If your textbook(s) is not returned and or a UPS Return Label has not been generated by the last day of your rental period, then your credit card will be charged a 15 day extension fee.  However, [...]

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May 16, 2011

Is College Getting Too Expensive? – Jeff Cohen: The Textbook Guru

Is College Getting Too Expensive? – Jeff Cohen: The Textbook Guru

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May 10, 2011

Sell and Return Your Books

Need Cash?  Need to Save some cash? The sooner you return your textbook rentals and sell your other books the better.  If you have books to sell after finals be the first to sell them.  Local bookstores will pay higher prices for books they need for the next semester, after they fill their quota, the [...]

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May 2, 2011

Why Buy Textbooks When You Can Rent Textbooks?

Textbook rental companies are one of the fastest growing market segments in the country. The reasons are simple and I will explain them in this blog. I’ve talked with thousands of college students across this great country of ours. I have a daughter in college; my wife is about to finish her Masters degree and [...]

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April 19, 2011

How Do I Return My College Book Renter Textbook?

Image via Wikipedia CollegeBookRenter.com makes returning textbooks easy and free! Log on to Collegebookrenter.com account using your email address and password. Select the textbooks you want to return and click on the “Print Return Labels” button. Print off the two packing slips for your order and the UPS shipping label. Tape the return shipping label [...]

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April 15, 2011

Guest Post from a College Senior

Today’s post comes from Sean Barnett a senior college student set for graduation in a few weeks.   Hey gang, My name is Sean Barnett and I’m about to graduate in May. I really wish I had stumbled upon the college textbook rental scene sooner. It doesn’t matter which vendor you choose, you can save [...]

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March 22, 2011

E Books Can be Challenging

E books and digital books are gaining momentum. Universities are “embracing” the digital textbook and the majority of these Universities are upper echelon institutions whose student body can afford to take the risk of using a piece of technology that can possibly fail mechanically or the school can afford to provide the technology to the [...]

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