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Survey says “Nearly 66% of students have opted out of buying a textbook due to the cost.”

September 08, 2016

Burdened by debt and working while in school, “Nearly 66% of students have opted out of buying a textbook due to cost.”

Saddled with student loan debt and working part or full-time jobs,a new survey states that“Nearly 66% of students have opted out of buying a textbook due to cost.” A typical semester will have a student spending $488 on textbooks, and students are utilizing alternatives. Among other coping mechanisms, students search the web for information and share textbooks with friends.