The Best Back to School Deals in 2018

Back to school season is filled with many exciting experiences—new opportunities for creativity and new school supplies, for instance. Often, there are a number of back to school deals available, but how do you scope out the best ones? In 2018, there are discounts on items like electronics, backpacks, and dorm room essentials. Keep reading to discover some of the best 2018 back to school deals to fit your academic needs.

The best back to school deals for electronics

When heading back to school, having the right equipment to succeed can positively impact your studies. In today’s world, technology is an integral part of education for many students. With that said, it may be to your benefit to scope out the best back to school deals for electronics. Amazon offers students their 16GB Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa for $89.99, a savings of $20. This device allows you to easily download books, magazines, and note-taking apps for study sessions. Best Buy offers a plethora of deals for students, including $100 or $150 off select laptops and 10 percent off Texas Instruments calculators. Apple also offers students, faculty, and staff discounts on their products. With Apple education pricing, discounts include up to $200 off a qualifying Mac, and 20% off an AppleCare protection plan. Students also receive 10% off qualifying Microsoft products for the new school year. Examine your technology needs, and identify which gadgets suit you best before you make a purchase.

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The best back to school deals for study essentials

Going into a new school year, it’s important to set yourself up for academic success. Students are able to rent textbooks through Barnes & Noble for up to 80% off, as well as $10 off every $100 spent. Jet offers students discounts on all note-taking essentials, including notebooks, felt tip pens, and index cards.

In addition, Varsity Tutors is currently offering new clients up to $200 off a qualifying tutoring package now through August 14. Tutoring is available in over 1,000 subjects, so you can find personalized support in dozen of areas heading into the new school year. For more information on how tutoring can support your back to school transition, you can call (888) 888-0446.

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The best back to school deals for backpacks and supplies

Picking out new school supplies can be a treat—and even more so when you snag back to school deals. Staples offers students 20% off school supplies with the online purchase of a backpack, plus money off many other items. Office Depot/Office Max offer up to 80% off select back to school items, including this 16GB flash drive for $4.99, regularly $17.99. JCPenney offers discounts on backpacks this school year, including:

You can also find back to school deals at Amazon and Target. Reference your school’s required supply list prior to selecting the best back to school items for you or your student.

The best back to school deals for dorm room gear

Picking out dorm room items allows you to personalize the space you will call home for the next year. When signing up with their school email address at Bed Bath & Beyond, students receive 20% off qualifying purchases with a college savings pass. Bed Bath & Beyond also has college supply lists to help you select all the items you need. PB Teen offers deals on dorm bedding, wall organization, and bins and baskets.

Be sure to determine the size of your dorm room, however, before purchasing items. You’ll want to ensure the items you buy fit the space and meet any dorm regulations.

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As back to school quickly approaches, it’s time to set yourself up for success. Finding the right study essentials, electronics, and supplies can give you the confidence you need to start the 2018-2019 school year off on the right foot.

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