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Student Loan Debt vs. Textbook Rental: A Certain Way to Reduce College Costs  

Personal finance By May 31, 2021 Tags: , , , No Comments

Student loan debt remains a massive problem of our generation in the US that ballooned in the past decade. The issue of student debt and unjustifiably high college costs was accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemics. Although the problem is systemic and no easy fix can be found, as a student, there is a way for you to cut some of the college expenses down, and that’s when textbook rental comes into play.

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5 Best Price Comparison Apps and Tools for Shopping: Save Money on Groceries, Clothing, Books, and Other Essentials

Personal finance By May 15, 2021 Tags: , , No Comments

When shopping, we are often hunted by the thought — “Am I getting the best deal? Can I find this item for a better price somewhere else?” It is quite paralyzing, isn’t it? Price comparison apps will not save you millions on shopping just because you’ve downloaded them, but these tools will definitely make your life easier. Price comparison tools find the cheapest offer for a given item so that you can make a better choice. You will spare time wasted on endless browsing and save money on books, groceries, clothing, and other goods. Do you want to know what these price comparison apps are? Here we’ve picked our five absolute favorites. 

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The Most Prestigious Book Awards 2021: Set Up Your Calendar and Reading List

All about books By April 30, 2021 Tags: , , No Comments

Best literary Awards help us navigate in the endless sea of written words. Having some knowledge about the most prestigious book awards is an asset for any bookworm and literature enthusiast. Your reading list will always be full of pieces worth reading, and any conversation with you can be lightened up by your knowledge of the contemporary literary scene. Discover below six of the prestigious literary awards that we are looking forward to in 2021! 

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Why You Should Own Physical Books

All about books By April 17, 2021 Tags: , , , No Comments

Should you own physical books or at least some hard copies of your favorite novels? Or is it more sensible to sell used books and switch to ebooks? There is no right or wrong here, and this guide will help you review available options. You will learn about possible “use case” scenarios for various types of physical books — from coffee table volumes to expensive college textbooks. It is up to you to decide which option makes the most sense for you!

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The Winner of the BookScouter Quarterly Book Scholarship

News & Updates By April 9, 2021 Tags: , , , No Comments

We are excited to announce the winner of the BookScouter Quarterly Book Scholarship! Our winner is Raegen Bennett from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who is majoring in Biology. Congratulations! We wish you to be a brilliant and passionate student with a fantastic career ahead of you!

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What is the Smell of Old Books and Why Are We Addicted to It?

All about books By March 29, 2021 Tags: , , No Comments

Whether you’re a bookworm or not, you are undoubtedly familiar with the smell of old books. If nothing comes to your mind, just imagine entering a library or a store selling used books, and you will immediately remember this sweet scent of vanilla with barely discernible bitterness of freshly grounded coffee. Some people might find this smell nauseating, but even a more significant number of readers are literally addicted to it. Ever wondered why do old books smell? Here is a scientific answer to this mystery of “smelling books” addiction!

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