Student discount Stories July 29, 2016

Save big on NFL Sunday Ticket if you have access to an eligible .edu email address: $100 (Reg. $200)

NFL Training Camps are opening this week and that means the season is just over a month away. Every fan knows about Sunday Ticket, the service that lets you watch every live out-of-market game each week. Not as many are familiar with the subscription service’s discount for those with access to a .edu email address. Sunday Ticket typically goes for $49.99 per month but you can save 50% if you are a student (or know one kind enough to help you out). That drops the price down to $100 for the full season. You’ll be able to stream any out-of-market game on your Xbox One, Sony PlayStation 4, Roku, laptop, tablet or phone and now the 4th Generation Apple TV. Just head over to this landing page to lock-in your discounted pricing with an eligible .edu address.

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Student discount Stories September 14, 2015

Best Buy is discounting the 256GB and 512GB super thin 12-inch MacBooks in Silver, Gold, or Space Gray by $100. What’s more, anyone with access to a .edu email address can save an additional $50 by grabbing a unique coupon code from this Best Buy promo page. The 256GB model drops down to $1,149.99 shipped when you take advantage of both discounts. That’s a match for the lowest price we’ve ever seen on Apple’s thinnest and lightest MacBook.

The all-new 12-inch MacBook features an ultra-thin design, Force Touch, Retina display, and a re-engineered keyboard. Not sure the new MacBook is for you? Take a minute to read our review.

Use your savings to outfit your new MacBook with some low-cost USB-C adapters and cables. expand full story

Student discount Stories August 14, 2015

Stream nearly every NFL game for $100 w/ an eligible .edu email address (Reg. $359)

The new NFL Sunday Ticket live streaming service is a welcome addition for out-of-market football fans that can’t catch their favorite team on CBS or Fox. But at $359 for the top-of-the-line package, this Colts fan is left thinking how to save some money.

Turns out, DirecTV also offers a discounted package for eligible students. For $100, you’ll be able to stream any out-of-market game on your Xbox One, Sony PlayStation 4, Roku, laptop, tablet or phone. That means you can watch Andrew Luck throw touchdowns from nearly anywhere without breaking the bank. All you need to do is head over to this page with an .edu email address from an eligible school to lock in your savings.

Looks like I’ll be pursuing another degree.

Student discount Stories June 8, 2015

expired$100 off Apple’s new Macbooks (+Airs/Pros and iMacs) w/.edu email address at Best Buy

Best Buy upped its education discount to $100 off the newest Macbooks and iMacs with the use of a .edu email address. If you have one, you can sign-up here for the discount then head over to the deal page. When you get the code you can grab the Gold Macbook (above) for $1,199.99 (Reg. 1,299.99) after the discount is applied.

The discount also works on new and used MacBook Airs and Pros as well as iMacs which start at $720 shipped.

You can get the newest 13.3″ MacBook Air with a Intel Core i5 – 4GB Memory – 128GB Flash Storage for $849.99 (Reg. $949.99) after the discount.

Another great buy is the 27″ iMac with Retina 5K display – Intel Core i5 (3.3GHz) – 8GB Memory and 1TB Hard Drive for $1,699.99 w/.edu or $1,799.99 without.

Student discount Stories April 21, 2015

expired13″ Retina MacBook Pro w/ Force Touch 2.7GHz/8GB/128GB: $1,100 or $1,050 w/ .edu (Reg. $1,299)

Best Buy offers the Retina MacBook Pro w/ Force Touch 2.7GHz/8GB/128GB (model MF839LL/A) for $1,099.99 with free shipping. Furnish a .edu email address to Best Buy and you can save an additional $50, bringing your total down to $1,049.99 shipped. This is the newest model just released last month with the magical Force Touch trackpad:

This is the first significant discount we’ve seen on this Apple laptop. Full feature list and tech specs are as follows:

Student discount Stories March 10, 2015

Update (3/11 8:00am): Amazon has matched many of Best Buy’s sale prices, see below for specifics.

Best Buy is discounting a number of now previous generation Apple MacBooks following yesterday’s keynote address, which brought modest updates to its line of MacBook Air and Pro computers. Today’s offer takes up to 25% off the list price of both MacBook Air and MacBook Pro with Retina display models. You’ll be able to save an extra $50 with a .edu email address as well. Free shipping is available on all orders.

Here is the full list of discounts:

MacBook Air:

MacBook Pro w/ Retina display:

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Student discount Stories February 11, 2015

expiredBest Buy takes up to $250 off Apple MacBook Pro w/ Retina display, starting at $1,200

Best Buy is taking up to $250 off select Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display laptop computers. Those with access to a .edu email address can save an additional $50 off the final price. Free shipping is included on all models.

This is a nice combination of MacBook Pros with both 13- and 15-inch entry level models on sale, as well as other upgraded models:

Protect your new device with AppleCare (13-inch or 15-inch), which extends the warranty and provides additional customer support.

Student discount Stories January 11, 2015

expiredApple 13.3″ MacBook Air (newest version) 1.4GHz/4GB/128GB: $850 or $800 w/ .edu (Reg. $999)

Best Buy offers the current generation Apple 13.3-inch MacBook Air 1.4GHz/4GB/128GB (model MD760LL/B) for $849.99 with free shipping. Anyone with access to a .edu email address sign up for a free coupon code to save an additional $50. This Mac carries a list price of $999, which makes this deal a savings of up to nearly 20% and a match for the best deal we’ve seen.

It features up to 12 hours of battery life, 802.11ac wireless technology, and a super thin 0.68-inch unibody design.

Use your savings to add personality to your new Mac with some creative stickers (just like the commercial) or buy an Apple SuperDrive.

Tech specs include:

Student discount Stories August 20, 2014

expiredBest Buy takes $75 off most iPad Air models, as low as $365 w/ .edu

Today only, Best Buy is taking $75 off most iPad Air models and including free shipping. That brings the price of the entry level 16GB WiFi iPad Air down to $424.99 shipped.

Anyone with access to a .edu email address can save an additional $50 on any iPad Air or Retina iPad mini. With the extra student discount, your final price for an entry level iPad Air becomes $374.99. To qualify for the .edu savings you must head to this special promo page and submit your email address. Best Buy will then email you a special promo code to access the savings.

Take off another $10 with the below coupon making the lowest price we’ve seen on an iPad Air, $365 shipped:

Target is still offering $100 off the original iPad mini if you are looking for a smaller device.

Student discount Stories May 23, 2014

expiredSave up to $300 on all current generation iMacs w/.EDU email address ($150 w/o), starting below $1,000 shipped

As part of its 4-day Memorial Day Sale, Best Buy is taking $150 off each of the current generation 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac desktop computers, which brings the entry-level iMac down to $1,149.99 with free shipping. Customers with access to a .edu email address can save an EXTRA $150 by grabbing a unique promo code from this special page. That means you can get one of Apple’s newest desktop computers for under $1,000 with free shipping. Both of these discounts (Memorial Day $150 and .edu $150), can be applied to any of the standard configuration iMacs.

My recommendation? If you don’t have an edu email address just ask around and I’m sure you’ll be able to find a friend, family member, or co-worker who is willing to help you out. You just need the special promo code that Best Buy emails you to receive the extra $150 discount.

Don’t forget you can also use the edu discount to save $150 on the newest version MacBook Airs.

Student discount Stories February 12, 2014

Folks with a valid .edu email address can sign up to receive a special promo code that will extend a $150 discount to all MacBooks and iMac computers. Apple’s student discounts start at $50 on low-end configurations, which makes Best Buy’s promo nearly three times as valuable for some models. It includes in-stock MacBook Air, Retina, and Pro models and all standard configuration iMac desktop computers.

If you don’t have access to a .edu email address you should check out Adorama and MacMall’s President’s Day Sale for the best Mac prices from authorized dealers.

Also, Best Buy is still offering $50 off all iPad mini Retina models and $20 off the first generation iPad mini. expand full story

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