Direct Textbook compares the top online homework helpers, tutoring services, and study options so you can get help with tough college courses

Whether you’re struggling with a college course or you’re stumbling over a challenging homework question, online study resources can help you find solutions to tough problems and learn more efficiently. The following compares some of the most popular online study options that will help you ace – or at least pass – this college semester.

Chegg Study


Perhaps the best-marketed online study helper, Chegg Study offers three different services: Textbook Solutions, Q&A, and Tutors. Textbook Solutions answers questions, step-by-step, for more than 9,000 textbooks. The Q&A service allows you to search for answers by subject or ask questions directly; questions are answered by an online community Chegg claims tops one million users. You ... more »
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Is it possible to save money by renting access codes instead of buying? Direct Textbook has the answer

One question we’re commonly asked is whether students can rent textbook access codes to save money over buying. On the surface, it doesn’t seem as though renting access codes would be possible – they’re intended to be used once, after all, and will only work for a single user. However, a quick search on Flipsy yields dozens of access codes that have the option to rent or buy. What gives? Can you rent access codes?

Not really. Even though many individual access codes are available to rent or buy, rented access codes are no different than those that are purchased. Publishers know that the word “rent” along with a slightly-lower fee (based on the duration of access) converts more... more »
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Want to know if you’ll get the access codes when you rent textbooks? Direct Textbook has the answer

Do rental textbooks come with access codes? Many of our users have asked the question. Of course, renting textbooks is a great way to save money on college without missing out on required course material. Some of that material is presented in an online format, available via access codes.

The answer? Maybe, maybe not. Unfortunately, there is no standard access code policy when it comes to rental textbooks. Some have them, some do not. This is because a rental textbook is a used textbook, and if the original buyer (or anyone else who had the book) previously used the access code it will no longer work. Publishers only make access codes available to one user.

None of the major online textbook rental companies co... more »
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Direct Textbook reveals the highest-rated CPA Exam review books so you can ace the test to become a Certified Public Accountant

The Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination, commonly referred to as the CPA Exam, essentially serves as the gateway between your education and a career as a Certified Public Accountant. With a passing score of 75 or higher, you can move forward with licensing and begin your professional life as a CPA. Here, we've compiled a list of the best CPA Exam review books to help you ace the test, ranked according to test-taker reviews on sites such as Another 71 and Amazon.


The best CPA Exam review books


In contrast to many other large-scale tests, there aren't a lot of CPA Exam review books on the market. Many of those that are sold have obscure or no published reviews at al... more »
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RedShelf.com joins the ranks of more than 20 other ebook vendors indexed on DirectTextbook.com, which helps college students and others find the best prices for textbooks and other books.

Direct Textbook now gives you more options than ever for buying textbooks and other books at the lowest possible prices by adding RedShelf.com to its already-extensive search feature. RedShelf.com sells ebooks and etextbooks discounted up to 60 percent and distributes them via its proprietary e-reader that allows users to highlight text, add notes, add bookmarks, and even draw and doodle. The platform is available on devices such as desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

RedShelf.com joins the ranks of more than 20 other ebook stores indexed by Direct Textbook's powerful search engine, which compares ebook prices from each seller so you can buy at the lowest price, including Amazon, Chegg, Textbooks.com, CourseSmart, Cen... more »
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