• Pat Bigaouette

    Pat Bigaouette

    Class of 2011
    Chaska, MN
    Biology (Pre-Med)

    Pat's Bio:
    My name is Pat Bigaouette. I am a Senior Biology major. I run on the cross country and track teams at Scholastica. I currently live in Somers Hall as the Residential Advisor for Ground Floor North. Also, I am actively involved in Scholastica's theater program and hope to get cast in one of the four shows this season. This summer I conducted clinical research at Hennepin County Medical Center in the Emergency room. I also traveled to New York City to pick up a friend from school and, of course, saw the show "Wicked" on Broadway.

  • Katelyn Gehling

    Junior
    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Jin Baek

    Senior
    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

    Neena Koslowski

    Junior
    Apple Valley, MN
    Management

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Senior
    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

  • Daniela Moreno Gomez

    Senior
    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

    Malvern Madondo

    Senior
    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Sophomore
    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Junior
    Mora, MN
    Biology

  • Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Senior
    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Bryan Chavez

    Junior
    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Shivani Singh

    Junior
    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

  • Jason Chavez

    Senior
    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Laila Zemar

    Sophomore
    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Senior
    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

  • Laura Salazar

    Senior
    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

Books Books Books

I feel like I say this every day…but school is rapidly approaching. So, it’s probably time to start buy books. While normally the price of  my books creep up into the hundreds of dollars, I managed to pay just $33 this semester for all of my books. Oh the joys of being a Senior…and having no labs.

College of  St. Scholastica Bookstore

For those of you have book upon book to buy, renting your books from the bookstore might be a good idea. Every single book from the bookstore this year has the option of being rented. This is a great way to save money. Also, online websites such as Amazon, Half.com and textbooks.com might be good options as well. Many of these websites also have buy-back options so you end up with money at the end of the semester for post-finals celebrations.

Books for this semester..$33!!

Looking to friends who have already taken the classes you have signed up for is another great option for saving money. I have bought countless books from upperclassmen and then turned around to sell them to students taking the classes the next year. Wherever you get your books from, buying them early is the key to getting cheap books.

If you are buying books from the bookstore, you have the option of paying through your student account. To do this go to the business office and have one of the employees transfer money to your “bookstore account”. Previously, I have had my account set up to transfer $300 per semester to the bookstore. This way I have money to buy books and book supplies.

Remember to get your books early to avoid last minute stress before school starts.

Pat

 

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