Overpaying for college textbooks is one rite of passage that’s getting easier to avoid.

During the 2016-17 academic year, students spent an average of $ 579 on 10 required class materials (typically textbooks), according to the National Association of College Stores’ latest Student Watch survey. That was based on data from 90 two- and four-year colleges in the U.S. and Canada. Tha…
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