The Broken Textbook Market

On average, an undergraduate student will spend $1200 annually on textbooks. I have become quite thrifty with my textbook shopping over the years. I ask friends if I can buy their old books, I check with the local libraries, and I scour the internet for deals. This year, I even waited to buy my textbooks until specific homework problems were assigned out of them, hoping I could skim by without the professor noticing- a tactic I do not recommend. Even after all of this, I still end up spending hundreds of dollars every semester on books. What makes textbook prices Continue reading The Broken Textbook Market