When It Pays To Be A Student

student discountsFor most non-traditional students, finding ways to save money is high priority. Books, tuition, buying food on campus - the costs can quickly add up. Include the increasing need for students to have the latest technology devices and software, and the costs may seem unmanageable.

You already know that you can cut back on college expenses significantly by opting to earn a portion of your credits through DSST. But did you know that many technology brands also offer a way for students to save? Here’s a list of technology and software companies that offer discounts exclusively to college students:

Every year, Apple offers “Back to School” discounts for college students. In 2012, they even gave out $100 gift cards to students with the purchase of a qualifying Mac. Currently students can save up to $200 on a new MacBook Air or MacBook Pro. 

Students who visit the HP Academy Student Discount Store have access to new, marked down products. These discounts can be combined with most instant and mail-in rebates, so students can save even more. Plus, students who purchase any PC for $599 or more can get a free Nook!

The Sony Education Store offers a wide variety of student discounts and lets students save up to 10% on their entire order at checkout.

Adobe offers discounts on its most popular programs to all eligible students. Right now students can save up to 40% on Adobe Creative Cloud.

Students can save up to 50% on select Norton AntiVirus software for PC, Mac, & mobile devices. Programs start at just $19.99 per year.

What other student discounts have you taken advantage of? Share with us in the comments!

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