<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=766060260189124&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

How To Re-Sell Your Textbooks

Posted by Auvi Evans on 7/26/17 10:40 AM


You're fiiiinally done with your semester in school. Phew! Now what do you do with all of your textbooks you don't need anymore? They're too expensive to just throw away! Here are a few simple ways to re-sell your textbooks and get a little extra cash to spend.

Ready to take a break from school and have a little breather? Have you ever considered a Gap Year? Click here to learn all about a Gap Year and why spending time abroad just might be perfect for you. 

School Ad Board

Most schools have an ad board where you can put things up for sell. Put a list of text books you have up for sale and people can get in contact with you. It's also a good place to find textbooks if you are looking to buy used ones. 

Facebook Groups


Facebook has great groups to re-sell textbooks. Every school's groups will be called something different, but try searching things like "BYU Textbook Re-Sell" or "USU Book Exchange". Ask your friends if they know of any groups and even add yourself to other nearby school's groups who are likely using the same textbooks. This is a super easy to help out another student by selling your books.

Use Online Sites

There are quite a few websites that will buy your textbooks back from you. If you put in a little bit of time you can scout out a few to get the best prices. Some of the best websites are:

Those are just a few popular sites you can use. Check them out to see who give you the best price!

Textbook Stores

There are stores that sell textbooks and will also buy your textbooks back. In Utah a popular one is Book-X-Change.  If you live in a college town you might have a store like this. Look around and see if you can find one like it near you. 

ilp experience

Is that Gap Year looking good right about now? International Language Programs (ILP) send volunteers abroad for a semester to make a difference. With 10 countries to choose from you couldserve abroad in Thailand, volunteer at a Romanian orphanage or serve in one of ILP's humanitarian programs(Just to name a few!) Click the button below to learn more about the ILP experience.

International Language Programs

Topics: Student Hacks

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Over the years of assisting more than 6,000 volunteers in their desire to travel and make a difference in the lives of others, ILP has seen what works and what doesn't.

We've gathered our tips here for making your semester abroad a successful one.


Popular Posts

Subscribe to Email Updates