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List of Manufacturers Offering Student Laptop Discounts
No matter where you go to school, you can find student discounts from computer manufacturers and stores. All you have to do is prove that you are a student and you can get discounts on computers, laptops, tablets, software and accessories. Listed below are the manufacturers that offer student discounts on laptops.
Lenovo Academic Purchase Program
college discount laptop ThinkPad X131e LenovoLenovo’s student deals offers students and faculty members discounts on laptops, tablets and desktop computers. Through this site, you can search a database of colleges that participate in the Lenovo Academic Purchase Program. Lenovo recommends that student laptops have more than [...]
20 Awesome Web Tools For Teachers & Professors
The arrival of internet has brought about significant changes in the way we work and live. That includes the way we teach and study. Classrooms today aren’t just about teachers writing on blackboards and students scribbling on paper. There are projectors, digital pens, laptops..and of course the internet, which is responsible for all these changes.
Since the internet is now an integral part of teachers’ lives, it’s important that they are aware of the tools and resources available online that could help them impart education in an effective and efficient manner. The following lists mentions 20 such tools. If you are a teacher or an academician, do check them out.1. [...]
Online Schools that Offer Laptops & iPads to Students
Are colleges really giving away laptops and iPads for free?! Well, not quite, but they are offering programs for students who are signing up for the 2016-2017 semester years.
There are also a few schools who are actually giving them to their students for free, yes, FREE!
So where do you find these online colleges that offer laptops and online colleges that offer iPads?
Keep in mind, that these are probably not 100% free, but usually, the school will work with you on a pay arrangement, or just take it right out of your student loans. Right here! We’ve got a bad-ass list compiled for you, so you wouldn’t have to search all over the web for them [...]
Guide to Getting the Cheapest Textbooks
It’s no secret that college textbooks are expensive, and the prices are climbing higher every year. The price of textbooks has increased 812% since 1978. Had you been going to college in the seventies, you would have paid over eight times less for college textbooks than you are now. You need to develop a sound strategy for cutting the costs on these books that can be priced at hundreds of dollars each.Learn How to Find Cheap Textbooks
Check out our ideas for saving you a bundle:PLAN AHEAD – BORROW USED TEXT BOOKS FROM OTHERS
Borrowing is a tried-and-true methods for saving money on textbooks. Did one of your friends take the biology class that you signed up for next [...]
Ultimate Guide to Career Planning
Anyone who is planning a career must first determine his or her particular interests and skills. Planning a career also involves an organized evaluation of the occupations that are within a person’s realm of interest. Furthermore, an individual should consider the sort of work that would offer interesting challenges as well as professional satisfaction. The decision of a career is a significant one that deserves a great deal of time and serious thinking.Elements of Career Planning: Find information about some of the considerations involved in planning a career. Questions to Consider When Planning a Career: Features a helpful list of pertinent questions for a person to ask him [...]
Master Gmail with these 52 Simple Shortcuts
Surely, as an educator, you have been using Google’s free e-mail service, GMail. But, have you mastered the use of the available shortcuts? Shortcuts can save you a lot of time with any application. Once you master these shortcuts, you will be a Gmail Jedi.
Until now, it’s been a mess trying to figure out which shortcuts to try out, what the capabilities are and how to enable or disable them. Nevertheless, thanks to Visualeks, we have this handy little graphic with 52 Gmail shortcuts to help us sift through them all. These shortcuts will empower you to spend less time composing emails and more time on the important stuff, like actually writing the email.