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Some used textbooks will have taped-over ISBNs (or sticker ISBN) which are a good sign the book is not the regular student edition (see below). Since Bookbyte only purchases student edition and international edition textbooks, any instructor’s edition or complimentary copy textbooks will be rejected and recycled if sent to Bookbyte.

You may be thinking, how hard can it really be to put a textbook in a box, stick a label on it, and throw it in the mail? Unfortunately, there’s a little more to it if you want to ensure your book(s) are accepted when Bookbyte receives them. Many improperly packed textbooks become damaged during transit and this can be avoided by following our tips.

By now, you’ve probably heard about the importance of soft skills. But it’s good to stress just how important they are. When applying for a job, soft skills will be what set two equally qualified candidates apart. They are the end game. Soft skills are what employers look for in ...

St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday we all love to celebrate—even though most of us don’t know much about the real Saint Patrick and why America has recognized it as a national holiday. Either way, it’s a fun day that can often lead to poor life choices if alcohol is ...

You may feel like you’ve been burned in the past by an online textbook reseller company possibly rejecting your book(s) or significantly reducing a buyback price quote. And most likely, you feel this had to be the company’s wrongdoing. In truth, 90% of the time it has to do with ...

You made it to Winter break, alive! Now, you probably want nothing more than to just kick back and be a lazy bum. No judgment here. College really drains a person and a little R&R goes a long way. But, by the same token, be aware that behaviors like sleeping-in ...

When a college student doesn't want to work for daddy after graduation, he hit's up Savvy, the college student for advice on how to get out of the family business with trust fund intact.

A recent graduate suffers buyer's remorse after not getting a job as quickly as expected after college. Savvy gives sound advice to navigating the terrain of launching a new career.

Arrested while on vacation. Savvy gives a college student savvy advice for dealing with the blowout of his choices.

Failing a class can really dampen the celebrations, especially when your whole family thinks you're graduating. Discover the savvy student's tips to live down the humiliation or walking but not graduating.