Do you have some college book that you no longer need? There are many avenues that you could take to getting some money out of them. You could try posting a for sale sign around campus, the campus newspaper, going back to the bookstore you got your books from sometimes they will buy the books back from you for a reduced price of course and resell them. There are also some areas on the web that cater to buying used text books. WeBuytextbooks.com, Cash4books.net even Amazon and Barnes and Noble will even buy back your textbooks. Shop around is the key, find the best offer by checking with different providers to get the most you can.