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When should I start buying textbooks for Uni?
« on: January 12, 2017, 01:16:33 am »
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I have enrolled in the courses I will study in semester 1 2017. the books required are listed, when should i begin purchasing them?

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Re: When should I start buying textbooks for Uni?
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2017, 01:21:20 am »
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A month into having started the units.

Give or take a few weeks, if you realise that your lecturer is really bad/so good that you really don't need to bother purchasing.

No, this isn't a joke. Put it off. Uni textbooks are hella expensive, and often completely unnecessary.
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Re: When should I start buying textbooks for Uni?
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2017, 01:23:04 am »
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Agree with Euler. Usually at the first lecture the lecturer will state what books are required. I personally have been through nearly 2 degrees by only purchasing 1-2 textbooks overall (because they were used as resources during tutorials etc).

Hold off until you start at least - you'll be able to decide then.
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