What do you do with your books at the end of the semester? Vol. Semester 1 done

Discussion in 'General' started by derventa, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. derventa

    derventa

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    I definitively know that selling back to the book store will screw you from behind. Should I go the ebay/amazon route? And if so, should I start selling themnow or towards the start of the next semester (end of january)?
     
  2. j23s

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    Sell em to people you know that have to take that class or put up flyers around campus
     
  3. octobersfinest

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    What I did was sell the ones I felt like I was never going to use, but keep the ones in my major (CJ). I kept a psychology book or two cause you never when youmay need a reference like that. Try different websites to sell your books too, they may give you more $$ than your school if they buy them back. Which is aripoff and a half.
     
  4. mrsneakerman

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    I dont sell them because you never get nearly what you payed for them back. I keep them and just lend them to my friends if they ever need them.
     
  5. derventa

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    Hmm...what about short story books that were like $7?
     
  6. yuras718

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    Try and sell them to students, that's whats I did last semester. Had an accounting book that I sold to a student used for $60. (Book store used price wasaround $80, but they would only give you about $30 if you sold it to them) Post flyers around the classrooms of those teachers, works most of the time.I'll be posting flyers probably the 1st day of classes.
     
  7. metallicnitro

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    Best choice is to sell them to students but sometimes that falls short. I'm heading to an off campus bookstore and selling them there right now. I have nouse for my books and I am having a hard time deciding if I should give up my psychology book or not. It's on the field I want to pursue... [​IMG]
     
  8. chino905

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    amazon.com
    campusbooks.com
    put up flyers
    donate them to the library
     
  9. j23s

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    Keep em and loan em out, it was only $7, but the books that were $40 plus try and get at least half
     
  10. the collector23

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    i go to the bookstore and turn them in. we only have to buy workbooks, we get to rent textbooks. runs about $150 a semester i think.
     
  11. cardo45

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    My school allows us to sell it back to them for half the price.
     
  12. edgarvega4

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