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    Tips and tricks for the expensive textbooks

    Students at Queens College returned to classes earlier this month for homework, tests and the annoying part—textbooks. There are two forms of textbooks, online and physical. But students want the best bang for their buck. Alisa Ford, a freshman attending Nassau Community College, is new to the textbook-buying scene and, like other freshman students, was surprised at the high costs of her books. “As a freshman, I don’t think that I was really aware of how much my textbooks would cost,” she said. “I ended up getting older editions of books since many of my professors said that they would be practically the same.  In the end, I think that…