The back-to-school shopping season is in full swing with ads and sales in almost every store. It’s an exciting time — and it's also an expensive one, especially for those scholars heading off to college. Computers and other electronics are high on college students’ needs, but they sure make a dent on savings. Fortunately, many companies offer back-to-school deals or educational discounts, so you can go straight to the source for better prices on the electronic supplies you need for school.
1. Apple Education Pricing
Apple offers generous discounts for students and teachers alike. You can check out their website for a full list of product deals for everything from MacBooks to iPads. They also usually offer specials for students. For example, most recently students buying a Mac, iPad or iPhone for college could receive a free pair of Beats headphones.
2. Dell University
Right now, Dell is offering a free TV to any student who purchases a PC valued at $699.99 or more. Dell also offers an impressive support package, which you’ll need in case anything happens to your precious computer while you’re working on all those important college assignments.
3. Best Buy College Deals
With a My Best Buy account, you can sign up for College Student Deals to receive emails about coupon codes for back-to-school season. Right now, you can save $150 on Macs, PCs and tablets and find discounts on Microsoft Office for students. Check back regularly for even more deals.
4. Lenovo Student Discounts
Lenovo’s Student Discount Program helps students and teachers find discounted laptops, tablets and desktop computers in their area. On their website, you can select your state and school to learn more about educational pricing.
5. HP Back-to-School Sale
Find top offers and discounts on laptops, desktops and printers when you shop online at HP’s website. You can save up to 50 percent on anything you need, including accessories like backpacks and protective cases.
6. Microsoft Education Store
Search for your school to automatically save 10 percent in the Microsoft Education Store. Your discount will apply at checkout. You’ll not only save on electronics, but also on the software you’ll need to study and complete projects, like Microsoft Office.
What electronics do you need for back-to-school season? Take advantage of these discounts to start the school year with a little extra in your bank account!