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Unformatted text preview: Rising Textbook Costs Opening: Who here likes free things? How about 50 to 75% off? Introduction: Just imagine your books free or even half of what you paid for them brand new. According to pointsofview.com -- In 2007 to 2008 students and their families spent more than $6 billion on textbooks. An average student pays about $800-$900 on textbooks each year thats about 25% of tuition and fees. First Point: o Personally I know this because this semester I took five classes and what I would have paid for them full price would have ridiculous. Let me tell you why: pull out books and tell their costs. So I think they should definitely cut cost in books or loan them out to us. With that saidtextbooks increase in price about 6% every year and on top of that they renew the books every 2 to 3 years....
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course HRM 400 taught by Professor Mrs.redman during the Spring '11 term at University of Maryland Baltimore.
- Spring '11
- Human Resource Management