MacInsiders Logo

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
New Buy/Sell Textbooks Forum Chad MacInsiders Announcements 5 09-14-2010 03:00 PM
Best way to sell Textbooks?!?! lux Academics 10 05-09-2010 04:31 AM
Buy and Sell Your Textbooks with MSU Undercovers! nogood205 MacInsiders Announcements 2 01-05-2010 11:04 PM
Buy & Sell Textbooks on MI Chad MacInsiders Announcements 0 01-04-2010 01:15 PM

Should I sell the 1st year textbooks... I am going into BioChemistry?

Old 08-24-2011 at 08:11 PM   #1
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 24

Thanked: 0 Times
Liked: 0 Times

Should I sell the 1st year textbooks... I am going into BioChemistry?
I have General Chemistry Principles and modern Applications +SSM
as well as Biological Science book 1/2 that I MIGHT need for my course....

BUT will I really need these textbooks for my courses in addition to the ones I will get?
I am taking the courses:
Orgo x2
chem bio 2p03
bio chem 2l06
bio 2c03

Thanks for the help
Old 08-24-2011 at 09:54 PM   #2
Elite Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 377

Thanked: 90 Times
Liked: 158 Times

You will probably never look at the books ever again. Anything you need to look up/reference is probably on the internet anyways, so you might as well make a few bucks selling back your old books.
Honours Molecular Biology & Genetics Co-op 2014
Hedden Hall 2009/2010

Biochem47 likes this.
Old 08-25-2011 at 01:43 PM   #3
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 10

Thanked: 0 Times
Liked: 0 Times

I was in biochemistry! You won't need to keep any of your old textbooks since your old notes should be sufficient - and even then, you won't really cover much of 1st year material anyway. Just sell them!
Old 08-25-2011 at 02:11 PM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 195

Thanked: 35 Times
Liked: 26 Times

I have never needed any of my old textbooks.
Old 08-25-2011 at 02:20 PM   #5
MacInsiders Staff
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 7,303

Thanked: 819 Times
Liked: 622 Times

I thought my first-year textbooks would come in handy, but you'll most likely never open them again. So I would definitely sell them if I were you.
Mary Keyes CA 2013-2014
Hons. Biology and Pharmacology V
Old 08-25-2011 at 03:00 PM   #6
Elite Member
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 547

Thanked: 122 Times
Liked: 74 Times

agree with all of the posters above, also sell them while you can - professors are notorious for changing editions...then you're pretty much stuck with it.
Honours Biology IV

BlueWave likes this.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

McMaster University News and Information, Student-run Community, with topics ranging from Student Life, Advice, News, Events, and General Help.
Notice: The views and opinions expressed in this page are strictly those of the student(s) who authored the content. The contents of this page have not been reviewed or approved by McMaster University or the MSU (McMaster Students Union). Being a student-run community, all articles and discussion posts on MacInsiders are unofficial and it is therefore always recommended that you visit the official McMaster website for the most accurate up-to-date information.

Copyright © All Rights Reserved. No content can be re-used or re-published without permission. MacInsiders is a service of Fullerton Media Inc. | Created by Chad
Originally Powered by vBulletin®, Copyright © 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba vBulletin. All rights reserved. | Privacy | Terms