High Cost of College Textbooks Essay
Thomas Jefferson said that “ Books Constitute Capital !”, and by that saying from over one hundred years ago it still stands today. The high cost of college textbooks is not only an issue here at Delgado Community College, but with almost every college student across the nation. Rather new or used textbooks are overpriced, but students can save money by buying digital textbooks.
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 hesitate to buy old editions fearing that they will miss out on …show more content…
The high cost of college textbooks is an issue with colleges across the nation, but the solution to our problem is not buying on-line, buying from friends, or by walking through the halls of Delgado Community College hoping to find a piece of paper posted on one of the walls of