Textbook Tips

Andrew Stevenson

So as January is textbook hunting season, I’m writing this post on how to save on these pricey items.   I’m sure many of you know these methods, or have even better ideas to save, but I will share my ways of saving for those of us who need a little bit of inspiration.

Before being all gung-ho, searching your class syllabi for the textbooks and running off to the McGill bookstore to buy them, do some thinking.  Do I need this textbook? Can I find it online?  How much will I actually use this textbook?  Do I know someone else in the class? Will I be able to get a hold of this book outside of the McGill bookstore?  Answering these questions can potentially save hundreds of dollars.

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