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Back to school sales 2022 — best early Labor Day deals

Best back to school sales 2022
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Today's back to school sales and early Labor Day deals offer epic deals for students and educators. We're now seeing continuous discounts on back to school tech at Apple, Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and others. 

So if you're still checking items off your back to school wish list, it's not too late to save. There are tons of ongoing back to school deals on laptops, tablets, monitors, and PC accessories available today. What's more, students, parents, and teachers net extra savings with exclusive college student discounts.

Back to school Apple Education Store (opens in new tab) deals instantly discounts MacBooks and iPads. Pricing for the 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro starts at $1,199 (opens in new tab). That's $100 off its $1,299 list price and one of the best MacBook deals you can get. Students, educators and faculty can get the M2 MacBook Air for $1,099 (opens in new tab). For a limited time, receive a gift card valued up to $150 with your purchase. 

And that's just one example of the best back to school sales going on right now. From laptops to webcams, here are today's best deals on back-to-school essentials.

Back to school sales 2022  — from A to Z

Back to school sales 2022

Laptops

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Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1: $799 $599 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
Save $150 on the new Dell Inspiron 14-inch 2-in-1 laptop. This a wise choice for students looking for a flexible laptop. It features a 14-inch (1920 x 1200) 60Hz touchscreen, 2.3-GHz AMD Ryzen 5 5625U 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, AMD Radeon Graphics and 512GB SSD.

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Asus TUF Gaming F15 w/ GTX 1650 GPU: $769 $599 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
This Amazon Intel Gamer Days deal takes $170 off the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Asus TUF Gaming F15. Now just under $600, it features a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 2.3-GHz 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 512 SSD. 

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Samsung Galaxy Book Pro: was $999 now $799 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Now $200 off, the Galaxy Book Pro is one of the best 13-inch laptops for the money. It packs a 13.3-inch AMOLED 1080p display and a rated battery life of 20 hours. The laptop in this deal is configured with a 2.4-GHz Intel Core i5-1135G7 4-core CPU, 8GB RAM, Iris Xe graphics and 256GB SSD. 

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Apple MacBook Air M1 w/ Free GC: was $999 now $899 @ Apple Education Store (opens in new tab)
The Apple Education Store is slashing $100 off, the Editor's Choice MacBook Air M1. Apple is sweetening this deal with a gift card up to $150. Besides Apple's latest 8-core processor, it packs a 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600) IPS Retina display, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. 

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Apple M2 MacBook Pro: from $1,199 @ Apple Education Store (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the new M2 MacBook Pro and get a gift card valued at up to $150 from Apple. The new 13-inch MacBook Pro features an M2 8-core processor, 10-Core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. it packs a 13.3-inch Liquid Retina display, Magic Keyboard, Touch Bar, and Touch ID. Plus, you'll receive an Apple gift card valued at up to $150.

Tablets

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Apple iPad 10.2-inch Tablet: was $329 now $299 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the Apple iPad at Amazon. This 9th generation iPad has a 10.2-inch Retina display with True Tone, A13 Bionic chip, 64GB of storage and stereo speakers. It sports an 8MP wide angle primary camera on the back and a 12MP ultra-wide front camera. Touch ID and Apple Pay offer secure login payment. 

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Apple iPad Pro 11:  was $799 now $729 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The iPad Pro is currently $70 off at Amazon. Powered by the Apple's M1 chip, the 2021 iPad Pro brings blazing performance to Apple's best-selling tablets. The iPad Pro in this deal packs an 11-inch Retina Display, Apple M1 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 8-core GPU and 128GB of storage.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 8 w/ Keyboard: from $849 @  Microsoff Store (opens in new tab)
Save $300 on the Surface Pro 8 with keyboard bundle at the Microsoft Store. Prices start from $849. Our favorite 2-in-1 tablet, it scored a high rating of 4 out of 5 stars with us for its gorgeous display, powerful performance and excellent webcam. The base model packs a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) touch screen, 2.4-GHz Intel Evo Core i5-1145G7 4-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of fast SSD storage. 

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Surface Pro X SQ2: $999 $899 @ Microsoft Store (opens in new tab)
Save $400 on the SQ2-powered Surface Pro X. It packs a 13-inch (2880 x 1920) touchscreen LCD, ARM-based Microsoft SQ2 processor, 16GB of RAM, and 256GB SSD. This is one of the best Microsoft Store back to school deals you can get. 

Monitors

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HP M27F 27 Monitor, Keyboard and Mouse Bundle: was $299 now $169 @ HP (opens in new tab)
Save $130 on this HP monitor bundle during HP's Labor Day sale. The bundle includes: an HP M27f 27-in Monitor and an HP Wireless Keyboard and Mouse 300 combo. The HP M27F has a 1080p resolution panel with 178 degree ultra-wide viewing angles. AMD FreeSync technology eliminates distortion for smooth streaming and gameplay. 

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HP V28 28-inch 4K Monitor: was $379 now $199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $180 on the HP V28 4K monitor at Amazon. This truly immersive 4K monitor is produces sharp image clarity, affording you a cinema-like viewing experience. With a refresh rate of 60Hz and AMD FreeSync Technology baked in, expect no less than blur and lag free streaming and gaming.

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Gigabyte G27FC A 27-inch Curved Gaming Monitor: was $249 now $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $70 on the Gigabyte G27FC A Curved Gaming Monitor. It has a 27-inch (1920 x 1080) display at 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response. This 1500R curvature monitor features AMD FreeSync Premium for smooth, tear-free gaming. Newegg (opens in new tab) has it for the same price.

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AOC C32G2E 32-inch Curved Gaming Monitor: was $279 now $199 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $80 on the AOC C32G2E 31.5-inch curved gaming monitor. Optimized for immersive gameplay, it has a 1500R curvature 31.5 inch (1920 x 1080) antiglare WLED panel, 250 nits of brightness, and 16:9 aspect ratio. This is one of the best gaming monitors for shooter, action, eSports, FPS (eSports), beat 'em up and racing games. Snag it now for its best price yet. 

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Dell 14-inch Portable Monitor C1422H : $399 $299 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the Dell Portable Monitor for a second screen experience. This 14-inch 1080p 60Hz display connects to your laptop via USB abd supplies you with 2 x USB Type-C ports. At just 1.3 pounds, it easily fits into your bag or backpack. It's the perfect companion for your Dell XPS or Dell Insprion laptop. 

Storage

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PNY Turbo Attaché 4 USB 3.0 Flash Drive (256GB): was $59 now $25 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Amazon is currently taking $34 off the PNY Turbo Attache' 4 USB 3.0 flash drive. It's a great means of safe-keeping files, videos, photos and adding instant storage to your laptop. 

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Toshiba Canvio Flex 2TB Portable External Hard Drive: was $74 now $69 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $6 on the Toshiba Canvio Flex Portable External Hard Drive. Ready to go out of the box, it's formatted for Windows PC, Mac and devices with USB-C connectivity. 

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Samsung T7 500GB SSD: was $94 now $75 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently $20 off at Amazon, the Samsung T7 is the best external SSD (opens in new tab) for your laptop. Period. It has blazing fast transfer rate of 1,050 MB/s, overheating protection and a durable, shock-resistant design. If you're looking for a portable means of managing files this semester, the T7 is a wise solution. 

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WD My Passport 500GB SSD: was $119 now $79 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $40 off, the WD My Passport 500GB SSD lets you carry and access your files anywhere. It delivers read speeds of up to 1,050MB/s and write speeds of up to 1,000MB/s. Sporting a bold metal design, the My Passport is shock and vibration resistant, withstanding drops from up to 6.5ft. This SSD works with Windows and MacOS laptops. USB 3.2 Gen-2 ready, it comes with a USB-C cable and a USB-A adaptor for broad compatibility.

Headphones

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Surface Headphones 2: $249 $199 @ Microsoft Store (opens in new tab)
Now $50 off, the Surface Headphones 2 noise cancelling ear cans promote distraction-free studying. The Microsoft Surface Headphones 2 comes with active noise cancellation (up to 30 dB), quick charging, up to 18.5 hours of music listening. Inputs include USB Type-C input and 3.5mm audio.

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Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $10 on the excellent Soundcore Liberty Air 2 Pro wireless earbuds. We named them Editor's Choice for rich sound, active noise-cancellation and personalization features via the Soundcore app. Liberty Air 2 Pro deliver up to 26 hours of playtime with the included charging case and are IPX4 waterproof. 

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Apple AirPods Pro: was $249 now $179 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
For a limited time, save $70 on the AirPods Pro with MagSafe Charging Case. The AirPods Pro 2nd generation bring active noise cancellation to Apple's best-selling wireless earbuds. They feature Apple's H1 chip, Adaptive EQ, and Qi wireless charging support. 

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Apple AirPods Max: was $549 now $479 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently $70 off, the AirPods Max are the best headphones to buy. These stylish ear cans feature Apple's powerful H1 chip, nine microphones and 40mm drivers. With spatial sound, the AirPods Max provides an audio experience like no other. 

Smartphones

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Google Pixel 6a Unlocked: was $449 now $369 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $80 on the Google Pixel 6a unlocked. Google's new flagship phone 6.1-inch FHD+ OLED display Google Tensor 8-core sensor, 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. For snapping pics, shooting videos, streaming and conference calls, you get a 12.2MP wide and 12 ultrawide lens dual camera on the back and an 8MP front camera. Google rates the phone's 4,410 mAh battery life at 24+ hours. 

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Samsung Galaxy S22 Unlocked: was $799 now $649 @ Samsung (opens in new tab)
Save $150 on the Unlocked Galaxy S22 during Amazon's Android Days sale. The entry model Galaxy S22 packs a 6.1-inch Infinity-O FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 64-bit 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. 

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OnePlus 10 Pro 5G: was $799 now $719 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $80 on the unlocked OnePlus 10 Pro at Amazon. This Editor's Choice phone sports a 6.7-inch ( 3216 x 1440) AMOLED 120Hz display, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

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Moto G Power: was $249 now $149 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
At $50 off, the Moto G Power (2021) is an excellent value with a 5,000mAh battery, a large 6.6-inch display, and a triple-camera array on the back. If you aren't looking to spend more than $200 on a phone, this is a nice option that can last for two days on a charge.

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Motorola Razr 5G Unlocked: was $1,399 now $799 @ Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Save $600 on the unlocked Motorola Moto Razer 5G 2nd Gen. This reimagined iconic fliphone has a 6.2 inch foldable pOLED (2142 x 876) display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. Factory unlocked, it works with all major U.S. carrier networks: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. It also works with prepaid carriers like Cricket Wireless, Metro by T-Mobile, Google Fi, Simple Mobile, and others. 

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Apple iPhone SE 3rd Gen: $429 $0 w/ new line @ Verizon (opens in new tab)
To get this deal, you must buy the iPhone SE 3rd Gen and open a new line under any Verizon Unlimited plan. Your cash back will appear in the form of credits on your monthly service bill over the course of 36 months. The iPhone SE packs a 4.7-inch Retina HD display, dual-camera system, A15 Bionic 6-core chip, 128GB of storage, 12MP camera, and 5G support. This is all protected by a sleek, glass aluminum design.

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Samsung Galaxy A03s: $159 $0 w/ new line @ Verizon (opens in new tab)
Get a free Samsung Galaxy A03s 5G phone when you open a new line under any Verizon Unlimited phone plan. Your cash back will appear in the form of credits on your monthly service bill over the course of 36 months. The Galaxy A03s features a 6.5 inch (720 x 1600) touch screen, and MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 octa-core CPU with 3GB of RAM. It's packs 32GB of storage which is expandable up to 1TB via a microSD slot. The Galaxy A03s boasts a massive 5,000mAh built-in battery for all-day usage and then some. 

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Apple iPhone 13: up to $800 off w/ trade-in @ Best Buy
(opens in new tab)Browse Best Buy's Apple flash deals an you'll see you can save up to $800 on the iPhone 13. To get this deal you must activate your new iPhone and trade-in an eligible device. The base model iPhone 13 packs a 6.1-inch OLED display, Apple's new A15 Bionic chip, 4-core GPU and up to 512GB of storage. 

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Samsung Galaxy A53 5G Unlocked: was $449 now $349 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $100 on the unlocked Samsung Galaxy A53. Samsung's budget flagship packs a 6.5-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED 120Hz display, Exynos 1280 CPU. 6GB of RAM and 128GB of microSD-expandable storage. Its 5,000mAh battery with super fast charging delivers performance you can count on. 

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Motorola Edge Unlocked: was $699 now $295 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
At $404 off, the Motorola Edge is on sale for its lowest price ever. It features a 6.7-inch 90Hz OLED display and Snapdragon 765G 8-core CPU coupled with 6GB of RAM, There's also a 64MP triple lens main camera and 256GB of storage on board. It's a more affordable alternative to the iPhone 12 mini, Galaxy S20 FE or OnePlus 9.

Webcams

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Logitech C270 HD Webcam: was $39 now $24 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $15 on the Logitech C270 HD for a limited time. Enjoy smooth, sharp 720p video in rich color with the Logitech C270. It's built-in noise-reducing microphone lets be heard loud and clear. 

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Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Webcam: was $39 now $27 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently, Amazon is slashing $12 off the LifeCam HD-3000 from Microsoft. This true HD camera gives you bright and colorful video, and makes it easy to post to your favorite social sites. It offers crystal-clear audio thanks to a built-in omnidirectional microphone with acoustic noise cancellation.

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Razer Kiyo: was $99 now $69 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Currently $30 off, the Razer Kiyo is one of the best streaming webcams for Twitch. It delivers superb image quality and features a great design with an innovative ring light. 

USB hubs

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Plugable USB-C Hub 7-in-1: $29 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
The 7-in-1 Plugable USB-C Hub is a must have accessory for your laptop. It instantly adds 7 connectivity ports to your notebook. You get 3 x USB 3.0 ports, 1 x 4K HDMI port, 1 x SD card reader, 1 x  microSD card slot, and 1 x USB-C Power Delivery charging port. The Plugable USB-C Hub works with USB Type-C compatible MacBooks, Chromebooks, Windows notebooks. 

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Falwedi USB C Hub 10-in-1: was $42 now $23 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $19 on the Falwedi 10 in 1 USB C Hub for MacBook, Chromebook or Windows USB C capable laptop. This multiport USB C hub includes: 1 x Ethernet port, 1 x USB C charging port with power delivery, 1 x 4K/30Hz HDMI port, 1 x SD card reader, 1 x TF card reader, 1 x 3.5mm audio jack, 1 x VGA port, and 3 x USB 3.0 ports.  

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Mokin USB-C Laptop Docking Station 14-in-1: was $89 now $63 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Now $26 off, this Mokin USB C hub turns any Thunderbolt 3 laptop into a mobile workstation. It's outfitted with 2 x 4K capable HDMI ports, 1 x VGA port, 1 x Gigabit RJ45 port, 1 x USB C PD charging port, 1 x USB C data transfer port, 3 x USB 3.0 Ports, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x SD card reader, 1 x microSD slot, and 1 x 3.5mm headphone/mic combo jack. It works with Thunderbolt 3 Windows laptops like the HP Spectre, HP Elitebook, HP ZBook, HP Probook 450, Dell XPS 13, Dell Latitude, Lenovo Yoga 720, Microsoft Surface Laptop, and others. 

Backpacks

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Dell Pro Slim Laptop Backpack 15: $39 $29 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
Keep your laptop, tablet and everyday essentials securely protected within the eco-friendly Dell Pro Slim Backpack 15 (PO1520PS), a slim-fit backpack designed for work and beyond.

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Dell EcoSpruce 15.6-inch Laptop Backpack: $69 $44 @ Dell (opens in new tab)
Save $25 on the Dell EcoSpruce 15.6-inch Laptop Carrying Backpack. This eco-friendly bag combines sophisticated style with ample organization. It's made of 100% recycled PET polyester, PVC-free material and nickel-free hardware. Its sturdy water-resistant base offers extra protection and to keep your laptop upright when you sit it down. when you use this Dell EcoSpruce laptop carrying backpack. The ample interior holds laptops up to 15.6 inches.

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Razer Rogue 13 Backpack V3: $59 $41 @ Razer (opens in new tab)
Save $18 on the Razer Vogue 13 Backpack V3. Sleek, minimalist and rugged, it's a great everyday backpack for students. It features a tear and water-resistant, to withstand everyday travel and all-weather conditions. The main compartment has a padded laptop sleep to fit laptops or tablets up to 13 inches.

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Razer Scout 15 Backpack:  $99 $69 @ Razer (opens in new tab)
Save $30 on the Razer Scout 15 Backpack — only at Razer.com. This ultralight backpack has a durable interior liner that protects your gear from abraision. It features several compartments for organization and tear- and water-resistant, all-weather exterior. Its dedidcated padded sleeve fits your Blade 15 or similar laptop up to 15 inches.

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Lenovo Laptop Backpack B210: $22  $15 @ Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $7 on the Lenovo Laptop Backpack B210. It holds laptops up to 15.6 inches and features a sleek, minimalist design. Besides a laptop compartment, it has a spacious compartment and quick access front zippered pocket. Its quilted back panel and fully adjustable shoulder straps allow for comfortable travel. Water-repellent, lightweight and durable, it's a great everyday backpack for college students. 

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Lenovo ThinkBook 15.6-inch Laptop Urban Backpack: was $59 now $24 @ Lenovo (opens in new tab)
Save $13 on the Lenovo ThinkBook 15.6-inch Laptop Urban Backpack at Lenovo. The bag's inner quilted padded sleeve fits laptops up to 15.6-inches.  Great for school, work, and travel, it's durable, lightweight, and has a spacious interior. This Multi-functional backpack features an anti-theft pocket to secure valuables and high-quality fabric exterior with stylish PU leather accents. 

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Laptop Backpack Sale: up to 71% off @ Nordstrom Rack (opens in new tab)
Nordstrom Rack is having a huge blowout sale on backpacks for your back to school needs. For a limited time, you can save up to 70% on laptop backpacks from Duchamp, Jordan, Hershel, Swissgear and more.

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Hershel Backpacks: save up to 30% @ Hershel (opens in new tab)
(opens in new tab)Save up to 30% on backpacks like the 25L Hershel Little America Backpack (opens in new tab). It features Hershel's signature stipe fabric liner, padded, fleece lined 15-inch laptop sleeve, drawcord closure, contoured shoulder straps, and air mesh back padding. 

Furniture

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Razer Enki X w/ Free Kiyo Webcam: $299 @ Razer (opens in new tab)
The Enki X is premium built to provide comfort for gaming and study marathons. It features unique 110° extended shoulder arches and a 21 inch ultrawide seat base for long-lasting comfort. For a limited time, receive a free Kiyo webcam with your purchase. Register with the Razer Education Program (opens in new tab) to save 10%. Use coupon, "BACKTOSCHOOL" at checkout to score a free gift from Razer.

Student discounts

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Prime Eligible College Essentials: Computers and accessories (opens in new tab)
Amazon's back to school sale for Prime Student members offers deals on a range of Prime eligible college essentials. Save and get free same-day or one-day delivery on select laptops, tablets and accessories like WiFi routers, external storage, USBC hubs, and more. 

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Amazon Student Discounts: 6 month free trial (opens in new tab)
Prime Student is Amazon's affordable membership service for actively enrolled college students. It costs just $7.49 a month, which is half the price of a standard Prime account. Students get all the perks of Prime like free same-day delivery, access to exclusive deals and discounts on Amazon Music and Video streaming services. 

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Lenovo Student Discounts: extra 5% off sitewide @ Lenovo (opens in new tab)
Students, teachers and parents can take an extra 5% sitewide on select Lenovo products. Save big on the brand's ThinkPad, Yoga, Legion and IdeaPad. Register now at Lenovo to save on back to school laptops, tablets and peripherals. Once verified, your student discount will automatically appear in your shopping cart.

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Best Buy Student Discounts: up to $500 off select laptops (opens in new tab)
Best Buy's Student Deals offer special pricing on laptops, tablets, headphones, storage and more. Browse Best Buy's back-to-school checklist (opens in new tab) for everything you need from computer desks to protective blue light glasses. 

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Dell Student Discounts: save up to $200 @ Dell
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Razer Student Discounts: up to 20% off @ Razer (opens in new tab)
Students who register for Razer's Student Education program receive up to 20% off Razer gear. Save on Razer PC components, laptops, monitors and gaming chairs. 

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Microsoft Student Discounts: up to 10% off for students and parents (opens in new tab)
Microsoft offers students, parents and educators a 10% discount on select products. Save on Surface laptops and accessories like the Surface Laptop Go, Surface Pro X, Surface Signature Type Covers, Surface Pen and more. 

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Apple Student Discounts: MacBooks from $899 @ Apple (opens in new tab)
Apple offers education pricing on MacBooks starting from $899. For a limited time, you'll get free AirPods when you purchase a MacBook or iPad for college. College students, parents, faculty members, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels are eligible for Apple's education discounts. 

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.