July 12th, 2009
Textbooks for rent for the semester (i.e. a NetFlix for textbooks.) What a simple, yet brilliant idea for the times! And here’s why.
College textbooks (or any textbook for that matter) are outrageously expensive. Last year we forked over nearly $1,100 for my daughter’s college textbooks. At the time that seemed way out of whack to me and I attributed it to the specific cluster of science classes she was taking. But since then, I found some eye opening stats:
textbook prices have nearly tripled since the late 80s; Read More