Good things can come in five stages. For example, did you know that scientists view sleep as a repeated progression of five stages? Who doesn’t enjoy a good night’s sleep (and then some)? People trying to make a change in lifestyle typically follow a 5-stage process to new habits, even if they don’t do it consciously.
Believe it or not, there are even five stages of selling your textbooks for real money. Here are visual representations of the five stages that every Cash4Books user will recognize!
Stage 1: Overwhelmed by the number of old textbooks you own
Is it July already? It’s time for fireworks, cookouts, and hitting up the beach (or pool, for those further inland). There’s no better time of year to have an extra hot dog or slice of watermelon. It just tastes better when it’s this hot out!
You might have some old spring textbooks you haven’t parted ways with yet. Remember, they’re worth real money! If you missed last month’s bonus code, there’s no need to worry — we’ve got a new one fresh off the July barbecue! Sadly, this isn’t literal. Bonus codes are not edible, but they do get you an extra 16% in cash when you sell your books to us!
Three easy steps to get 16% extra cash in July
If you’re someone who’s always up for adventure, you know just how to avoid spending the summer cooped up indoors. You don’t need a high roller’s vacation budget to have a ridiculously fun time closer to home. Here are seven of the most beautiful camping spots to hit up before fall semester comes around. With so many places to explore in every corner of the country, it’s time to gear up and get out there to enjoy the sunny season with your friends!
Southern California: Sycamore Canyon Campground
Want to escape to the wilderness without leaving the city too far behind? This campground is a favorite, but not so popular that it’s lost its charm! Enjoy a fun campfire on the beach along with a nice, leisurely hike when you visit this spot just outside of Los Angeles.
Summer is in full swing. Time to rejoice with a bit of fun in the sun, a road trip with your besties, or a silly spa and video game day at home. (Who says you can’t play Mario Kart with cucumbers on your eyes?) While you’re busy scheming up all the ways you’ll make the most of summer, here are our top Cash4Books life hacks to maximize your fun.
Congratulations, college students and recent grads: You’ve made it through another year of higher ed! As you fill your phone with new friends’ numbers and plan all the fun you’re going to have this summer, you’re probably also trying to find the perfect summer job.
If you’re looking for a temporary job that lasts just during the summer, think about positions that have a time limit, like a paid internship in a new city or a seasonal farming in a far-off locale. Or you might want to look for a more permanent job that you can continue when school resumes. The possibilities can be overwhelming, but luckily, best practices for writing a great resume are pretty much the same for long and short-term positions.