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Old 03-31-2008, 01:50 PM   #1
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I really don't want to get raped buying my books for this quarter. Last quarter it cost well over 400 bucks, this quarter it'll be less but the funds are considerably less this year... So is there a good place online to buy college books from?
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half.com
amazon.com
booksamillion.com

Go to the bookstore at your campus and get the ISBN number and go to these websites and enter the ISBN.

I saved over 200 dollars.
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Thanks Cody. Just gotta find those ISBN codes, they're not on the school'* website, so I have to go into columbus to get them . It looks like I'll be saving a ton of money, though! Thanks!
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if you have friends that took those classes too maybe you can buy their old book... they'll get more than selling it back to the school and you'll get it for a lot less than buying it from school...

a win for all involved
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Yep Amazon has good discount on their books.
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amazon and make sure to look on ebay too. i bought a book for $4 on there that wouldve been around $20 in the book store.
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I had good luck with www.alibris.com back in the day. I dont know how well their prices compare to other online retailers, but I know its cheaper than brick and mortar stores.
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I know most schools won't give out the isbn numbers but try calling for the number before you drive all the way to the school
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Cheapesttextbooks.com is the best site i have seen. It gives prices from half, amazon and a bunch of other sites. Plus it give promotional codes
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I know most schools won't give out the isbn numbers but try calling for the number before you drive all the way to the school
Oakland University lists them on the book stores web site i believe... you might try that one too. (your school, not OU... )
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