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Unformatted text preview: Research for the Cost of College Textbooks: College Students may wonder why they have to pay so much for their textbooks so we are researching why they are so expensive, and if there is something we can do to help lower the cost of them. The costs of textbooks are so expensive mainly due to them being overpriced. Publishers are bringing out new editions so fast mainly due to the fact that they’re the ones that price the textbooks. Another reason the cost are expensive is due to the fact they are offered in packaged deals that are not necessary because you end up not using part of the package. One of the main reasons why college textbooks are so expensive is because they are overpriced. The publishers set the prices. The bookstore has no control. The publishers of the textbooks are in the habit of bringing new editions quite frequently. Most students hesitatye to buy old editions fearing that they will miss out on something. In fact, many frequently....
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This document was uploaded on 07/23/2011.
- Spring '10