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jarhead

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how much do 1L books cost?
« on: July 17, 2007, 06:43:59 PM »
im noticing that my school like to underbid how much things cost i.e. housing should i expect the same for books. did people end up paying a lot more for books than they expected?
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Re: how much do 1L books cost?
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2007, 07:38:47 AM »
I spent $550 first semester and significantly less second semester ($200?). I did not buy any of the recommended texts. If you know your book list beforehand, do yourself a favor and buy them on Amazon or B&N because it will save you quite a bit of money. You can also buy them from your bookstore and return them within a week or two if you find them cheaper somewhere else.

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Re: how much do 1L books cost?
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2007, 09:51:08 AM »
Usually around $600/semester.

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Re: how much do 1L books cost?
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2007, 04:46:56 PM »
oh ok not as bad as i expected, thanks.
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Re: how much do 1L books cost?
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2007, 05:18:09 PM »
Sounds to be about as much as I spent on UG text books.

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Re: how much do 1L books cost?
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2007, 07:48:12 PM »
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Re: how much do 1L books cost?
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2007, 08:01:36 PM »
You guys are lucky ... my total came to about $800 :-/  But I didn't buy any used books.  That's also NOT including the two supplements I decided to buy for Civ Pro and Con Law.

But those two classes continue next semester, so I suppose I'll use the same books/supplements which is good!

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Re: how much do 1L books cost?
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2007, 09:58:37 PM »
It was about $900 for me, and that's what most of my classmates spent. I wanted new casebooks (didn't want a book someone had bookbriefed in), and a bunch of stuff I couldn't buy used b/c the prof wanted the new edition. At least 2 of the casebooks I'll be using again next semester.

This is kind of a rough question because I'm sure it varies a lot by school.

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Re: how much do 1L books cost?
« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2007, 01:17:46 AM »
My books cost me about 430...but my apartment-mate had a different section and her books cost 510.
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Re: how much do 1L books cost?
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2007, 01:17:08 PM »
mine were around a grand