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did you know? – U.S. college textbook prices have risen more than…

U.S. college textbook prices have risen more than 1,000% since 1977. Because college students are forced to purchase every book their professors choose, they are considered ‘captive customers’. 

Due to a student’s obligation to buy these books no matter what they cost, prices have increased at 3x the rate of inflation.

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