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Top Gadgets for College Students

When kids go to college, things really change. They want everything that their friends have and so much more. This is nothing unusual and for many families, is something that has already been going on for years. However, once the kids hit college, they start to want bigger or more expensive things, like a car or maybe even a MacBook. Since the kids are going to college after all, it is only fair to send them off properly with some awesome gadgets. Maybe they’re not getting a car, but a cool computer will be just as good, right? 

What to Check Out

If you are sending your son or daughter away to a college or university, you want to do it right. Of course they are already going to need a laptop to use for their school work, so why not give them the best? Clearly, the top choice of college students nationwide is the Apple MacBook. These computers do come with a fairly hefty price tag but they are well worth the money and can easily outperform competitors. Other laptops, like a Dell, cannot hold a candle to a MacBook. There are different types of MacBooks available, such as the MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air. These are something you will definitely want to check out. You won’t leave the store without one or settle for anything less after seeing them in all their glory. Another thing you will definitely want to make sure that your child has when they are going to college is a good cell phone so that you can stay in touch with them. Many dorm rooms do not have phones or even hookups for a phone, so the cell phone is, at this point, a necessity. Why not check out an iPhone? These phones are so much more than just cell phones. They have a built in GPS with Google Maps and even allow you to browse the web, which, at times, can be very helpful, especially if you need information quickly. They are also available on carriers, such as Verizon Wireless or AT&T. Check them out! Finally, you will want to think about getting your student an e-reader. This is great because some textbooks can be downloaded for a lot less money, and it is also a great way to save trees. If your child likes to read, you can never go wrong with an e-reader. 

Now that you have a bit of an idea as to what kind of gadgets your college student may be asking for, along with the car that they’re probably not getting right away, you can head out to the store to check them out. All of these products are great and almost prove to be a necessity for the college student. They provide both purpose and pleasure all in one package. Head out to your local electronics store and check them out for yourself! Happy shopping to you!

Larry K. is a writer for BestOnlineCollege.org. If you want to find the best degree to completment your gadget, take a look at this site. 

 
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