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.
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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 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:
- Bookscouter.com. You can get good quotes here because it searches several different vendors who buy books back.
- amazon.com (Is there anything Amazon doesn't do?!)
Those are just a few popular sites you can use. Check them out to see who give you the best price!
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.
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