So with about four more weeks left in the semester, it’s time to start thinking about those textbooks again. Not necessarily to study from, but where is the best place to sell them, while trying to lose as little money as possible.
Here’s what I found:
- Plan Z: The University Co-op is always there. You can check the prices of your books online, before making the trek down Guadalupe to sell them back. There are also several locations you can visit to buy and sell your textbooks. Down Dean Keeton/26th you can visit the other Co-op.
- Beat the Bookstore: Located in Dobie Mall’s basement, just outside of “campus.” Beat the bookstore buys books back (whoa, too much alliteration there), and it tries to give you more for your book than the above location.
- Ecampus/Amazon/half.com: Name you price. You sell books to other students through the lovely internet. List your book on the site, punch in your asking price, and designate how much for shipping. People will contact you, and you only have to walk to the post office. This is also a great way to buy books.