For students entering college this fall, one of their first surprises may be sticker shocknot at tuition, but at the cost of reading materials. Textbook prices have nearly tripled since 1994, according to the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and many students routinely spend as much as $1,000 a year on course reading. First-year students at Columbia this fall will pay as... More >>>
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Not one student bought a Kindle for personal use after the semester.