I've been both a student and an instructor, and I totally get it. Textbooks are dry and hard to read. But if you don't have time to read the whole chapter like you're supposed to, there is actually a better solution than just glazing your eyes over the first paragraph a few times.
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Hi Lifehacker, I'm trying to de-clutter the house, and I have a lot of old university textbooks. What should I do with these? I figured I would refer to them during my professional career, but information is much more quickly accessible on the internet now. Yet it's hard to throw them away because I worked so hard to buy the books. Any suggestions?
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
One of the biggest expenses you face when you're returning to university is textbooks -- individual volumes can cost hundreds of dollars in some subjects. Here are a few basic techniques to cut back on those expenses.