Where are college students most likely to save the most on textbooks?
The pandemic has made affordability a major concern as it has had an impact on higher education. Many college students and their families are facing financial challenges and are wondering if they can afford education.
Texas A&M University students, Chaitali Botcha being a junior and Cengage Student Ambassador, are not immune to the financial impact of the pandemic.
Botcha stated, “This semester many of my peer’s struggled even more in paying for their classes because their parents lost their jobs or were unable to work due to their conditions.” “We all wait for the light to come through the tunnel.
Botcha’s Biomedical Science program students have received financial relief through a Cengage Unlimited subscription that covers textbooks and course material. Botcha said, “As a premed student, my peers and I use Cengage tools across many science and math classes so one subscription covers all our materials, killing many birds,
Cengage Unlimited is a student subscription that saves money and includes unlimited access to all Cengage eTextbooks, online platforms, and other resources–all in one place. Students have online and offline access across disciplines to course materials, at least four textbook rentals free of charge, and hundreds of career-building and student success activities. Cengage Unlimited was launched in August 2018. Since then, more than 3 million students have saved $270 million on course material.
Some students are still stunned by the savings. “I have seen students save hundreds of dollars at the bookstore, and ask the cashier if there were any errors. Gleimy Rodriguez, a Cengage Student Ambassador and a senior at the University of Connecticut, said that they can’t believe it. Rodriguez pointed out that it can be a way to get extra cash for essential items such as groceries for some students.
You can see the top value areas for students and learn how much they are saving at your school by looking at the following lists.
To learn how Cengage Unlimited helps students save on course materials, visit: cengage.com/unlimited/