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Liana Kandari

As a BookScouter brand ambassador, Liana is passionate about writing on college, career and student lifestyle topics. She likes to discover how young people build their careers and achieve personal goals. In her free time, she likes to meet with friends and family, read non-fiction books and do yoga.

Textbook Rental: A Certain Way to Reduce College Costs  

All about textbooks By December 21, 2021 Tags: , , , No Comments

Growing college tuition costs and student loan debt remains a massive problem of our generation in the U.S. that ballooned in the past decade. The issue of unjustifiably high college costs was accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemics. Although the problem is systemic and no easy fix can be found, as a student, there is a way for you to cut some of the college expenses down, and that’s when textbook rental comes into play.

All You Need to Know about Instructor Edition Textbooks: Buying, Using, and Selling

All about textbooks By September 30, 2021 Tags: , , , No Comments

You’ve definitely encountered phrases like “Instructor Edition Textbooks” or “Teacher’s Edition Textbooks” when hunting for affordable books for college. Let’s figure out what this whole thing is about and answer the most pressing questions: are these kinds of faculty textbooks the same? Is selling teacher edition textbooks illegal? Do instructor edition textbooks have content identical to student editions? 

A Loose Leaf Book (aka. Binder-Ready): A Cheap Alternative or a Gamble?

All about textbooks By September 15, 2021 Tags: , , No Comments

Textbooks come in many kinds and sizes! We’re used to hardcover and softcover (paperback) books from our childhood, and now eBooks are becoming more and more popular, also at colleges. What about loose leaf textbooks, or so-called binder-ready editions? They’re not as common but still used from time to time, and there are rumors that these textbooks are cheaper. What’s the deal with loose leaf textbooks? Let’s explore all the ins and outs together. 

7 TED Talks On The Benefits of Reading Fiction

All about books By August 25, 2021 Tags: , No Comments

Nobody is going to challenge the power and importance of reading in our modern society built of texts and images. However, while chasing after productivity and profits, the benefits of reading fiction (as opposed to non-fiction) are often neglected. We perceive reading only as a practical tool for acquiring knowledge but not as much as a joyful process valuable on its own. 

What to Do with Old Books: Responsible and Sustainable Advice

Green tips By July 15, 2021 Tags: , , No Comments

It is crucial to know what to do with old books if you want to keep up with sustainable living and declutter regularly. Actually, this problem pertains not only to books and old magazines but also all kinds of your possessions. While it’s common knowledge that we can sell or give away our clothing or furniture on Craigslist and eBay, how should you dispose of the old books? 

5 Tips on How to Make Money while Job Hunting after College

Personal finance By June 26, 2021 Tags: , , No Comments

You’ve worked hard to graduate! Now you’re urgently looking for a well-paid job to make money after college. But the prospects often don’t seem as blissful as you’ve expected as the job market is tough and over-flooded with recent graduates. It may take up to half a year before you land your secure position. If you savings are scarce, it is extremely hard to get by. Here are some tips on how to make money while job hunting after college!

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