I don't know if you've checked the price of college textbooks lately, but if you haven't, you're in for a shock. Go ahead, take a quick look at your alma mater's online bookstore. We'll wait.
Once you've picked your jaw off of the floor and your heart rate goes down a little, I think we can all agree that the cost of textbooks has gotten a wee bit high. In fact, many college students find buying books one of the most prohibitively expensive parts of their higher education! There is a cheaper option - renting the textbook for a semester and then giving it back. You can read more about this growing phenomenon here: Textbooks for Rent: The Top Five Sites.