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Last chance: Take $15 off your purchase of $150 at CengageBrain.com!

Procrastinating. Something college students know absolutely nothing about, right? Just kidding. I’ve been in your shoes before so I understand that sometimes you’d rather wait to prepare yourself for the new school year.

The good news is that you can still take advantage of great back-to-school deals for all of your college needs. CengageBrain.com is here to help make your transition into the fall semester a smooth one. Read more

Act fast! 10% off eBooks at CengageBrain.com

For your college courses, what is one item that you as a student probably can’t live without? Textbooks! One downfall many students can identify with is that all of those textbooks can really weigh you down. In fact each of your books can weigh up to 5 pounds. Ridiculous, huh? While you might get a great workout carrying them across campus, I imagine it becomes a tiring process after awhile.

The great news is that a major shift is occurring in the textbook industry. This is the age of eBooks! They are quick, they are easy to use, and they are fast becoming the norm, so if you haven’t jumped on the tech train yet, this is your perfect opportunity to do so. Read more

Act fast: 10% off eBooks at CengageBrain.com

When it comes to college courses, there is one item that students might not be able to live without: textbooks. The downfall is that each of your books weighs almost 5 pounds! While you might get a great workout carrying them across campus, it becomes a tiring process over time.

The great news is that one major shift that has come during the 21st century is the use of electronics to find the information we’re searching for. Its quick and easy usage has become the norm, and if you haven’t jumped on the tech train yet, this is your perfect opportunity to do so.

Savings for students

If you’re looking to save some money on your school supplies this semester, look no further than the deals that CengageBrain.com is offering you. To get five dollars off your purchase of fifty dollars or more of textbooks, eBooks and study tools, use coupon code 5OFF50 at CengageBrain.com. Read more

College student back to school tips: Choosing the right textbook

CengageBrain.com textbooksIt’s back to school and time to start thinking about purchasing those door stops — er, I mean textbooks! They are an investment in to education, so you want to make sure you have the right book, edition and year published that your college professor requires. Since buying textbooks is a college life right of passage, here are some student resources for purchasing the right textbooks. Read more

Rent or buy textbooks for college: How to save money on your textbooks

Rent vs buy textbooksIt won’t be long before you’ll be hitting the books again. When it’s time to choose, which will you opt for? Will you rent or buy your textbooks for college? In this article we look at the pros and cons to each choice and give you a few ideas to help you save money on your textbooks. But there are other things to consider as well. Read more

Top 5 tools for back to school that can make college life easier

Back to school toolsIt’s that time of year again to start getting your school supplies together for the next year. You know what you need… or do you? Notebooks? Check. Computer? Check. Index cards, calculator, erasers? Check, check, check. Besides the usual list of backpack essentials, there are other supplies that will help you get through the year and that can put you ahead of, well, yourself. Sometimes it’s those items that aren’t obvious that can be the most helpful. Check out these top 5 tools for back to school that can make college life easier, and after you’ve added them to your stash, go ahead and pat yourself on the back. You deserve it. Read more

From paper to e-books: College textbooks bring flexibility to learning — What’s your preference?

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College textbooks have evolved from static paper books to digital e-books that include interactive features. Whether you choose to use print or to go digital, there are plenty of benefits to be had.

Cool features of e-books and single e-chapters

  1. Study either online or offline: Most e-books for college can be downloaded to your computer for viewing offline. Read more

Textbooks 101: Buy vs rent, print vs eBooks — and even how to prepare before classes start!

College textbooksLooking forward to a new semester — a time of brand new courses, instructors and classmates — we also face the fact that we need to purchase all the required books for those exciting, new classes. Thankfully, there are a few more options available these days: the options to buy vs rent vs download. Before sticking with the same route you did last semester, consider the pros and cons of your book buying options. Read more