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Free tutoring Oct 17

Free tutoring Oct 17

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2015

Study blasts will be hosted at five Houston Community College libraries on Saturday Oct. 17, 9 am – 4 pm. The free tutoring, food, refreshments and study time will take place at Central, Alief-Hayes, Eastside, Northline and West Loop campus libraries. “This event is to help students who are struggling in their classes,” said Angie Chacko...

Free textbook rental launches

Free textbook rental launches

Alyssa Foley, Editor in Chief

September 16, 2015

Sky-high textbook prices are a serious problem for students. Many students are forgoing on assigned textbooks because they are too expensive; 65 percent of students in a 2014 study said that they had decided against buying a textbook because it costs too much. Students realize that skipping out on assigned textbooks is risky. The survey also found that 94 percent of students who had foregone purchasing a textbook were concerned that doing so would hurt their grade in a course. More than half of the students felt significant concern for their grade.

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