According to an article published on BusinessInsider.com, there has been an 812% increase in the cost of College Textbooks since 1978. That's phenomenal, outrunning CPI by a shocking 600% plus. As quoted in the BusinessInsider.com article "Professor Mark Perry of Carpe Diem blog has been following this bubble closely". You can check out Mark's analysis in the full article from BusinessInsider. Continue Reading about 812% Rise in Textbook Prices says BusinessInsider.com
With the Internet now bringing us information at our finger tips, researching your College subjects should be easier than ever, right? Not so, say many College students. Using the Internet for subject research can be a risky business, with the sites such as Wikipedia, Khan Academy, Answers.com and Yahoo Answers full of mis Well fear no longer, Answer Underground has been developed as a Continue Reading about College Tips: The iPhone Answer Underground
Are you struggling with Student Debt? Over the past three decades the cost of college has risen faster than both healthcare and the rate of inflation. Students feel they have no choice other than to take out costly student loans in order to afford their education. - Source EducationInsider.com We all know that it's becoming increasingly expensive to attend College, with the cost of tuition, cost Continue Reading about College Student Debt: EducationInsider.com speak to the real face of College Debt
Free. Interactive College Textbooks, how does that sound? Further to our post yesterday, OpenStax have just announced that not only have they released free iBooks for Physics students, but the books will also be Interactive. The partnership between Expert TA, a provider that provides online tools to help professors provide the most effective teaching and also making learning easier for Continue Reading about OpenStax in Partnership with ExpertTA to bring Interactive Textbooks
1/3 of Seniors and 1/4 of Freshman Can't Afford Textbooks According to a study, 1/3 of College Students are not buying Textbooks for their classes because they cannot afford to buy them. That can't be good for their grades. We know that the cost of going to College is getting beyond the reach of many. Some people are spending upward of $1500 on textbooks per year and finding that some of Continue Reading about College Students not buying Textbooks!
Are college textbooks finally embracing the digital age? With the rapid growth rate of E-Readers and Digital Devices, the release of the first iBooks Textbook could be a sign that things are changing in the textbook area. If you haven't heard of iBooks before it is Apple's e-book reader available for free from the Apple App Store for all iPhones, iPods and iPads. Did you know that you can also Continue Reading about Textbook News: OpenStax College Releases first iBooks Textbook
Running low on cash for the holidays? We know the feeling. But don't despair, Chegg.com and Rentscouter don't want you to be broke for the holidays, there are a number of different easy ways you can make a bit of extra cash these holidays. Have you finished with your textbooks from last semester? Are they in good condition? Why not consider selling them, check out how much you can get for Continue Reading about Extra Cash for the Holidays!
Thanksgiving is the perfect time for college students to have their much needed rest after having all grand stuffs to work out at school. Most college students opt to spend holidays with their family members, meeting up with long time friends and having some really great food at home. But there are still who can’t go home due to the shorter days of break or others don’t want to. Whatever the Continue Reading about College Tips: 8 Great To Do’s in Thanksgiving when not home for the Holidays