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Got a college bound kiddo? Check this out!


"I received monetary compensation to spread the word about this AWESOME program!"

As a high school teacher during the day, I’m often times answers questions concerning college life, helping students navigate scholarships, and writing reference letters. I recently learned about this website for college kids to buy textbooks- And I’ve been sharing it with all my seniors.

Campus Book Rentals is a website that rents textbooks to students for the duration of whatever course they are taking each semester. Students can save between 40-90% going this route instead of buying from the bookstore!! I TOTALLY wish they had this option when I was in school. 

Here are some perks:
-save 40-90% off of bookstore prices
-free shipping both ways
-can highlight in the textbooks
-flexible renting periods
-we donate to Operation Smile with each textbook rented (LOVE THIS!!)

To learn more about Operation Smile click here.

RentBack is a new program that Campus Book Rentals has started as a way for students to earn back the money they spent on books…plus some extra!

RentBack is new initiative that allows students to rent the textbooks they own - to other students. This is awesome because it makes them 2-4x more money compared to what they'd make through buyback options (selling their books back at the end of the semester)! It is super easy too. Students just have to send in their books and the company does the rest….and sends the $$ directly to student!

Yep, totally wish this was around for my undergrad years.

Check out these videos to learn more about these programs: RentBack:


If you, or a loved one, are in the market for some textbooks, Campus Book Rentals has you covered! Check them out today! 


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"That is a pretty awesome info! Thanks for sharing. I just shared with some of my kids in class."

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