*Disclaimer: I did receive compensation for this post, but all opinions are my own.*
Ah, it’s that time of the year again. The temperatures have finally cooled down in the South (my little New England self is so grateful) and you can tell that the end of 2013 is in the works. Can you believe it? We are just about 2 months away from 2014. Holy moly!
For many college students across the country, this is also the time of the year where you think about and plan for next semester. After a couple of very stressful class sign-up experiences, I am extremely glad that don’t have to deal with that this time of year. Not only can the entire process be annoying and time-consuming, but then comes my absolute least favorite part: buying textbooks.
They’re outrageously expensive and absolutely necessary. And for the majority of my time in college, you had to purchase them. Luckily, that pretty much isn’t a requirement any more! Many books needed for college students are available for rent, which is especially great for those classes that has no bearing on your future. Education major? Might want to keep that textbook on classroom management. But the oceanography textbook? Hell to the no.
Many college bookstores have their own rental process. But even those can be more expensive than you really wish it would be. (Remember in high school where they just gave you a textbook for the year and you only paid for it if you lost it? Good times.)
Why should you rent through them? Just a couple of reasons:
– Save 40-90% off bookstore prices
– Free shipping both ways (students love free shipping)
– You can highlight in the books
– Flexible renting periods
Oh, and my favorite?
With each textbook rented, they donate to Operation Smile. Through their partnership, CampusBookRentals will be donating over 1,000 life-saving cleft lip surgeries to children in need.
So when it comes to getting your textbooks for next semester, keep CampusBookRentals in mind, as well as all of these precious children who benefit from Operation Smile.