One thing I love about buying used textbooks is that it gives me a chance to get to know someone on a secret level. I feel like they left all these clues to who they are without even realizing it. Like Melissa.
Melissa is the previous owner of my Abnormal Psychology book. Melissa obviously started out with serious ambition: she marked, highlighted and wrote notes in every margin space available. In fact, it was so bleeding efficient that it bothered me: where was I going to write my notes? Gosh, I guess I have to use paper like the rest of the world. Melissa lost ambition fast