How Every College Student Feels About Textbooks
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How Every College Student Feels About Textbooks

Without a doubt, every college student's worst nightmare.

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How Every College Student Feels About Textbooks
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It's the most wonderful time of the year! You finally get to move into college, meet new people and begin class. Everything seems so wonderful until you receive your class syllabus, and you sit staring at the book requirement, almost in tears may I add. Buying college textbooks is located at the very bottom of hell, the cherry on top of the "broke college student" name and have a special place at the top of our most hated list. Why must buying textbooks be so dreadful and exhausting?

1. Why do we need to spend so much money on a book that we only use for three months?

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2. As if we're not already paying enough for tuition, we have to pay for books?

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3. When professors tell you that you need the book and you pay the $100 plus for it, but they end up only using it for one class.

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4. Do the professors really expect us read this book, word for word, on our own? Might as well since I payed it using half of my life savings.

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5. Checking your books out, you look at the final total and begin to sob a little.

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6. You click check out, and you officially become a broke college student.

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7. The price of the book usually never compares to what the books quality actually is.

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8. You pray to God that you don't get any professors that require you to buy that stupid online code.

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9. Damn it. You have to buy three this semester. Why is a piece of cardboard with a number on it more expensive than some of my actual books?

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10. Sometimes the code gives you a hard time when signing up for it, and you get so frustrated.

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11. Carrying your bag full of books around, and you realize how much your bag is actually worth.

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12. When you find that one website that sells your book for cheap, you have to celebrate.

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13. Once the semester is over, you thank God you can return your books and get done with class. Then, you realize you'll just being doing the same thing again in a month.

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