SOURCE: Student Loan Network

September 17, 2008 13:41 ET

Uncovering Secrets to Finding Cheap Textbooks

Student Loan Network Publishes Guide With Tips for Saving up to 90%

QUINCY, MA--(Marketwire - September 17, 2008) - Did you know that the International edition of a college textbook can save you as much as 90% off the cover price for the exact same book sold in your college bookstore?

This and many other tips, secrets, and tricks are featured in the Student Loan Network's new guide, "How to Find Cheap College Textbooks," a free resource available for college students everywhere at

"Financial aid is about more than just helping students find student loans," said Joe Cronin, president and CEO of the Student Loan Network, an Edvisors company. "Anything that is likely to significantly impact what a college student or family will have to spend money on is something we aim to help with as much as possible. Certainly, things like federal student loans and private student loans are important, as are free scholarships such as our Scholarship Points program. But that also includes advice on how to conserve spending money by comparison shopping for college textbooks."

In addition to "How To Find Cheap College Textbooks," the Student Loan Network offers free guides on how to find scholarships, how to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and many other free resources at

Student Loan Network is one of the nation's fastest growing providers of student loans and related information. For more than ten years, we have helped students and their families access federal and private student loans, scholarships and consolidation funding for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education. Each year, more than 5 million students, parents, and financial aid officers make the most of their education experience through our loan products and free resources. Learn more about the Student Loan Network at

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