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With the rise of self-driving vehicles and recent changes by lawmakers and automakers, it's likely that self driving cars will be taking the class of 2021 to and from the graduation ceremony.

After months of research, contacting agents and bribing officials, we’re finally able to bring you the finest fight since VCRs went up against DVDs! Welcome to the ultimate showdown, the battle for your education, pages against screens, downloadable textbook PDFs versus cheap textbook rentals! Which is truly supreme?!

Learning another language is an excellent way to stand out in any job market. These five apps can help you learn without charging you a penny.

Around the Bookbyte marketing department, we have several recent college graduates. We asked them to reflect on their post-graduate journeys and offer some advice to more recent grads.

Absolutely no one wants to think about an active shooter on campus, and for most of you, you won't ever have to worry about it. However, the FBI thinks it is a serious enough threat that they have videos, pamphlets and other guidelines about how to respond, which means it's probably a good idea if you do think about it, if only for a little while.

Getting laid off is the single most devastating thing a new college grad can go through, but the experience does offer lessons that bear repeating.

Thanks to Mythbusters, our generation knows the answers to many questions our ancestors could only guess at. Can a car really drive through a warehouse wall? Can you really survive a 3 story fall just by hitting awnings just right? Are textbooks actually bulletproof?

If you stop and think about it for a minute, the only difference between a new and used textbook is your perception. True, a used textbook will have highlights and perhaps the edges of the binding won't be as crisp, but you're not spending hundreds of bucks every semester because you want the thing to look pretty: you want to read it.

You've probably heard the statistic floating around that almost 3/4 of students change their major at least once while in college. The reason for that should be obvious: nobody knows what they want to be when they grow up.

Some colleges have a 'freedom of expression wall' where everybody is supposed to vandalize a single space, instead of the whole campus. While this makes cleanup easy for the maintenance folks, it can leave the rest of your campus looking a bit drab.