Out of all the back-to-college shopping that I have to do, buying textbooks is my least favorite thing ever. Who wants to spend hundreds of dollars on a book that they may not even actually need to buy?! Literally no one. Well, lucky for you, I made the world’s biggest mistakes when buying my textbooks my first year, and have reduced how much I spend on books now by at least 500%. Yeah, books can be that expensive and yes, you can save that much money! If you want to know my best tips for making the most of your school funds and how to leave a little bit more spending money for the semester, keep reading!