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What’s the difference between college edition textbooks and normal textbooks?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Question by : What’s the difference between college edition textbooks and normal textbooks?
My sister is going to University of Pennsylvania in the fall, and all her textbooks are supposed to be some sort of magical uPenn textbook, I suppose. Of course these magical textbooks are ridiculously expensive so I was wondering, what’s the difference between these magical college edition textbooks and normal, used textbooks from Amazon/Ebay? And will her work suffer? Lastly, any stories of people who used college edition textbooks, or didn’t, would be greatly appreciated.

Best answer:

Answer by Carrie Rock
Are you talking about custom editions? Some professors create custom editions that are sold only at the campus bookstore. It can also be custom packages. If you can discover what is in the package, it is possible to get the pieces from other sources.
I have been working at a college bookstore for 20 years and my advice is to contact the professor and/or go to the campus bookstore and investigate exactly what is being used for the class. Find out the return policy of the bookstore and any other source where you are looking to purchase books.

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Textbook shopping for college is easier than you think

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Textbook shopping for college is easier than you think
Northampton is one of a handful of area colleges that use a textbook rental service for students. Textbooks have always been expensive. But gone are the days when you had no other option than to buy the $ 100 doorstops for full price at the school
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California to create free textbook library for students
I graduated from college over four years ago (Wow. Has it really been that long?). But memories of spending hundreds of dollars in textbooks remains fresh in my mind. Paying $ 100 for a book I was only going to use for a few months was painful, to say
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Online college textbooks backed
The bills would create an online library of digital textbooks for the 50 most widely taken lower-division courses at the University of California, California State University and the state's community colleges. The project would get under way when
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TExtbooks?!?!?!?

Friday, August 17th, 2012

Question by akash p: TExtbooks?!?!?!?
if so. what textbooks did you use? what is the authors name and the edition. that would be interesting.
for the subject
= AP Chem
= AP CAlculus BC
= AP Physics B
= AP WOrld History

Best answer:

Answer by Maggie MercuryMorrisonPage
Physics: Principles with Applications (6th)
gianocolli (not correct spelling)

that’s the only one i remember

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Textbook 365.163

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Textbook 365.163
textbooks

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This is the textbook I’m using to teach my class on Nature of Learning Disabilities 6/12/09

high price of textbooks

Friday, April 13th, 2012

high price of textbooks
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Rent Textbooks Online = College Book Renter

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

www.collegebookrenter.com Rent Textbooks the cheap college textbook alternative to your local Bookstore, if you want to save money on College books just rent books from CollegeBookrenter.com
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