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The Return on Rental

Posted by Liz Schulte on Dec 8, 2017 5:30:00 AM

A growing number of students are choosing not to purchase their course materials because of the cost associated with them. The practice causes the problems one would expect: more student stress as their grades take a hit, teacher frustration at students not being prepared and a lot of finger-pointing from everyone. The students blame the school. The faculty, in turn, are unaware of how their role can impact the cost to the student. Few people understand the whole process beginning to end — but everyone has an opinion. Students and families want more cost-savings options. After new, used and digital course materials, what’s left? Rental.

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Saving Students Money with Rental: An FAQ

Posted by Dean Asher on Aug 25, 2016 5:30:00 AM

Rental is no longer a perk — it's an expectation. Increasing course materials costs is a major concern for financially-strapped students. Rentals provide students with an additional cost-savings option. Students in search of lower prices turn to third-party rental solutions when their school does not offer the option. Through third-parties, students might not get the correct course materials, the best price or dependable service. With MBS Direct, it is easy for schools to offer students convenient and affordable rental options.

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Improved MBS Direct Rental Service; Here’s What to Look Forward To

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Apr 14, 2016 4:00:00 AM

Rental and digital options have shaken up the course material landscape, with each format increasing in popularity during the last decade. MBS Direct, leaders in course material initiatives, is introducing an improved rental program providing schools and their students with the type of service that offers flexibility and increased savings.

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More Than $35 Million in Student Savings in 2014

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Jan 22, 2015 5:18:00 AM

Saving students money on their course materials is one of the things we here at MBS Direct are most proud of. We recognize the kinds of budgets the majority of students live on, and we’re happy to be able to provide any measure of financial relief.

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