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$1,964.35 for a semesters worth of books?!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by ckeeton, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. Aug 3, 2011 at 8:05 PM
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    ckeeton

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    so sad my freaking bill for my text books is right at 2k.
    imma have to start selling my kidneys to make it through the year.

    im used to paying like 600 a year not 4k a year :violent: :goingcrazy::bananadead:
     
  2. Aug 3, 2011 at 8:06 PM
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    what the h*** are you studying? nuclear science and astrophysics?!
     
  3. Aug 3, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    krap22

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    holy shit, what major are you in?

    i remember $400-$600 for books, around $100 a piece. That was 12 years ago. $2k is ridiculous.
     
  4. Aug 3, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    holy shit...mine were like 500 for first semester...and that was buying mostly used...books suck! haha
     
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    mine were about 500 for 21 credits, used books, mechanical engineering degree
     
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    did they at least give you a kiss before they fucked you?
     
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    dude.. Chegg.com.... rent your books instead. My friend just save 500 on her books. Ive saved close to 400 one time. I refuse to give the people at my school any more money than they are already getting.
     
  9. Aug 3, 2011 at 8:11 PM
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    see the only thing im not sure about getting online is that i go to a military school, so im not sure if those will work but i'll check it.


    and im taking 18 hours degree is Business man.
     
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    I think this is more along the lines of, "did they at least use lube before they ripped you a new one?"
     
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    Books are books as long as you get the right version.
     
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    Jesus.

    I'm a Political Science Major, during Fall/Spring I take 16 credits, usually I spend about $400-$500 in books, less if I can get them on rental. Damn book store never wants to buy my books back.

    $2K is absurd. Are they made of a solid gold or something?
     
  14. Aug 3, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    School is way too expensive now a days. Not worth it in my opinion. Most people graduate with on average $25,000 worth of student loan debt, and then there are no jobs to be had.
     
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    unfortunately you need a degree to keep moving on up. You can only move so far up the ladder without a degree.
     
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    so you use chegg? how is it? do they charge you random stuff
     
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