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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for laptops for school.

If you're a student, you probably know the importance of a good laptop. Whether you're typing up notes, writing essays or creating presentations, a laptop is essential to your academic success. Students also need laptops that are lightweight and portable, so they can easily move them between classes and dorms. Browse the top-ranked list of laptops for school below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. MSI - Stealth 17.3" 144hz Gaming Laptop - Intel Core i7 - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 - 1TB SSD - 16GB Memory - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Carrying this laptop around school felt like I was carrying a bag with several books inside at first, but after a couple days I got used to it (I only carry the laptop and an iPad) but if you are planning on carrying this laptop and several other things I would really recommend you check other options before choosing this one. ...My son loves this laptop and uses it at college. Note that the Webcam activation button is on the side of the PC."

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    Edge ahead of the pack with this Stealth gaming laptop. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card delivers stutter-free, paired with FHD 144hz refresh 1ms screen for fluid gameplay, while the Intel Core i7 processor and 16GB of RAM power through resource-intensive titles. Featuring a 1TB SSD, this MSI Stealth gaming laptop offers ample storage for your files and ultrafast startups.
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    "Carrying this laptop around school felt like I was carrying a bag with several books inside at first, but after a couple days I got used to it (I only carry the laptop and an iPad) but if you are planning on carrying this laptop and several other things I would really recommend you check other options before choosing this one. ...My son loves this laptop and uses it at college. Note that the Webcam activation button is on the side of the PC."

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    Edge ahead of the pack with this Stealth gaming laptop. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card delivers stutter-free, paired with FHD 144hz refresh 1ms screen for fluid gameplay, while the Intel Core i7 processor and 16GB of RAM power through resource-intensive titles. Featuring a 1TB SSD, this MSI Stealth gaming laptop offers ample storage for your files and ultrafast startups.
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    Your price for this item is $1,399.99
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    The previous price was $1,799.99
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  2. MacBook Pro 13.3" Laptop - Apple M2 chip - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Just right for school...Just what my daughter needed for college. You can't go wrong with a MacBook Pro....College bound...Bought the laptop for my daughter to use at her college. It makes her college manageable."

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    The 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it’s Apple’s most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life.¹
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    "Just right for school...Just what my daughter needed for college. You can't go wrong with a MacBook Pro....College bound...Bought the laptop for my daughter to use at her college. It makes her college manageable."

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    The 13-inch MacBook Pro is more capable than ever. Supercharged by the next-generation M2 chip, it’s Apple’s most portable pro laptop, with up to 20 hours of battery life.¹
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    Your price for this item is $1,099.00
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    The previous price was $1,299.00
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  3. HP - 2-in-1 14" Touch-Screen Chromebook - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 64GB eMMC - Natural Silver - Front_Zoom
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    "Bought this for high schooler. Love this over the schools chrome-books. Much faster and the battery life is great....Nice for school .z...Easy to use, boys love it for school work, clear picture and nice folding feature."

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    Meet the HP Chromebook x360 that gives you the perfect balance of performance you need with entertainment features you want paired with the best of Chrome and Android and a battery life that lasts all day.
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    "Bought this for high schooler. Love this over the schools chrome-books. Much faster and the battery life is great....Nice for school .z...Easy to use, boys love it for school work, clear picture and nice folding feature."

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    Meet the HP Chromebook x360 that gives you the perfect balance of performance you need with entertainment features you want paired with the best of Chrome and Android and a battery life that lasts all day.
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    Your price for this item is $419.00
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  4. Microsoft - Surface Laptop Go 2 - 12.4” Touch-Screen – Intel Core i5 – 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Sandstone - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "This laptop is perfect! I use it for school and gaming and it is super fast and efficient! "

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    A sleek, portable Surface Laptop with 12.4" PixelSense touchscreen¹ and great typing experience with precision trackpad, plus the ports you need. Now with an improved HD camera to look your best on video calls, new Windows 11 experiences,² long battery life,³ and a performance boost for the things you love to do. With 11th Gen Intel speed for day-to-day apps, streaming, and casual gaming. It’s signature Surface style, speed, and convenient security for you and everyone in your home.
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    "This laptop is perfect! I use it for school and gaming and it is super fast and efficient! "

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    A sleek, portable Surface Laptop with 12.4" PixelSense touchscreen¹ and great typing experience with precision trackpad, plus the ports you need. Now with an improved HD camera to look your best on video calls, new Windows 11 experiences,² long battery life,³ and a performance boost for the things you love to do. With 11th Gen Intel speed for day-to-day apps, streaming, and casual gaming. It’s signature Surface style, speed, and convenient security for you and everyone in your home.
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    Your price for this item is $799.99
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  5. HP - Stream 11.6" Laptop - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 64GB eMMC - Diamond White - Front_Zoom
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    "Perfect for the price. Small but great for school....Very functional small laptop for school or personal use. Affordable"

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    Extremely portable. Expressive design. Live your best life on-the-go and in style with a slim, expressive design. With its smooth finish, vertical brushed pattern, and pop of color, the HP Stream perfectly fits your personality. More features. More value. With an Intel processor and up to 13 hours and 15 minutes of video playback battery life, work all day or binge-watch your favorite shows – all while staying under budget. Plus, stay connected with fast Wi-Fi and all the ports you need. Make the most out of your 365: Bring your ideas to life. Your creativity now gets a boost with Microsoft 365. Office - Word, Excel, and Power Point - now includes smart assistance features that help make your writing more readable, your data clearer and your presentations more visually powerful. One year subscription included.
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    "Perfect for the price. Small but great for school....Very functional small laptop for school or personal use. Affordable"

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    Extremely portable. Expressive design. Live your best life on-the-go and in style with a slim, expressive design. With its smooth finish, vertical brushed pattern, and pop of color, the HP Stream perfectly fits your personality. More features. More value. With an Intel processor and up to 13 hours and 15 minutes of video playback battery life, work all day or binge-watch your favorite shows – all while staying under budget. Plus, stay connected with fast Wi-Fi and all the ports you need. Make the most out of your 365: Bring your ideas to life. Your creativity now gets a boost with Microsoft 365. Office - Word, Excel, and Power Point - now includes smart assistance features that help make your writing more readable, your data clearer and your presentations more visually powerful. One year subscription included.
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    Your price for this item is $239.99
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  6. Microsoft - Surface Laptop Go 2 - 12.4” Touch-Screen – Intel Core i5 – 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Ice Blue - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Perfect College choice...This is the 3rd Surface I have purchased for my kids for college. They love them!"

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    Product Description

    A sleek, portable Surface Laptop with 12.4" PixelSense touchscreen¹ and great typing experience with precision trackpad, plus the ports you need. Now with an improved HD camera to look your best on video calls, new Windows 11 experiences,² long battery life,³ and a performance boost for the things you love to do. With 11th Gen Intel speed for day-to-day apps, streaming, and casual gaming. It’s signature Surface style, speed, and convenient security for you and everyone in your home.
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    "Perfect College choice...This is the 3rd Surface I have purchased for my kids for college. They love them!"

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    Product Description

    A sleek, portable Surface Laptop with 12.4" PixelSense touchscreen¹ and great typing experience with precision trackpad, plus the ports you need. Now with an improved HD camera to look your best on video calls, new Windows 11 experiences,² long battery life,³ and a performance boost for the things you love to do. With 11th Gen Intel speed for day-to-day apps, streaming, and casual gaming. It’s signature Surface style, speed, and convenient security for you and everyone in your home.
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    Your price for this item is $799.99
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  7. Dell - XPS 15 15.6" 3.5K OLED Touch-Screen Laptop - 12th Gen Intel Core i9 - 32GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti - 1TB SSD - Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "We got this for our son for college and he loves it....But, since I was due for an upgrade and also needed to buy a PC to run certain software for grad school, I decided to make the switch. (Since I already use Windows at work, I figured it would be pretty painless.) "

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    Product Description

    XPS products are designed to be the best, with cutting-edge technologies, exceptional build quality, unique materials and powerful features. XPS brings together the most elegant designs and premium experiences to enhance your work and personal success. This combination ultimately results in beautifully crafted products with no compromises. The new XPS 15 is the perfect balance of power and portability with an unrivaled immersive visual and sound experience. Whether you are streaming, editing photos or creating your next masterpiece, the XPS 15 has the power to move your ideas into reality.
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    "We got this for our son for college and he loves it....But, since I was due for an upgrade and also needed to buy a PC to run certain software for grad school, I decided to make the switch. (Since I already use Windows at work, I figured it would be pretty painless.) "

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    Product Description

    XPS products are designed to be the best, with cutting-edge technologies, exceptional build quality, unique materials and powerful features. XPS brings together the most elegant designs and premium experiences to enhance your work and personal success. This combination ultimately results in beautifully crafted products with no compromises. The new XPS 15 is the perfect balance of power and portability with an unrivaled immersive visual and sound experience. Whether you are streaming, editing photos or creating your next masterpiece, the XPS 15 has the power to move your ideas into reality.
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    Your price for this item is $2,799.99
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  8. Lenovo - IdeaPad Duet 3 Chromebook - 11.0" (2000x1200) Touch 2-in-1 Tablet - Snapdragon 7cG2 - 4G RAM - 128G eMMC - with Keyboard - Misty Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "My middle schooler LOVES this laptop-very sleek and good for carting to school and back!...This Chromebook is great for children who are in elementary school. However, I received it missing the stylo-pen."

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    Fast, flexible, and fun, the Lenovo Duet 3 Chromebook 11" brings everyone’s favorite Chromebook features, housed in a slim chassis, running on the lightning-fast Chrome OS that boots up in seconds, updates automatically, and is protected by built-in virus protection. Powered by Snapdragon SC7180 processor offers up to 10 hours of battery life, to seamlessly run all of your favorite apps at the same time.
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    "My middle schooler LOVES this laptop-very sleek and good for carting to school and back!...This Chromebook is great for children who are in elementary school. However, I received it missing the stylo-pen."

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    Product Description

    Fast, flexible, and fun, the Lenovo Duet 3 Chromebook 11" brings everyone’s favorite Chromebook features, housed in a slim chassis, running on the lightning-fast Chrome OS that boots up in seconds, updates automatically, and is protected by built-in virus protection. Powered by Snapdragon SC7180 processor offers up to 10 hours of battery life, to seamlessly run all of your favorite apps at the same time.
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    Your price for this item is $379.00
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  9. ASUS - ROG 16" Touchscreen Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 9 - 16GB DDR5 Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 V6G Graphics - 1TB SSD - Off Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Bought for my grandson to do school work. He says it’s very fast with great graphics....Spectacular for college use. The touch screen is spot on and great for scrolling e-books or essays. "

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    ASUS ROG Flow X16 Gaming Laptop. Enjoy real laptop gaming with this ASUS 2-in-1 laptop PC and go even further with the ROG XG Mobile Dock (sold separately). The AMD Ryzen 9 processor and 16GB of next-gen DDR5 RAM let you run programs quickly and smoothly, while the potent NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6 GPU produces high-quality visuals on the 165Hz 16-inch 2560 x 1600 Touchscreen display. A PCIe 4.0 1TB SSD shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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    "Bought for my grandson to do school work. He says it’s very fast with great graphics....Spectacular for college use. The touch screen is spot on and great for scrolling e-books or essays. "

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    ASUS ROG Flow X16 Gaming Laptop. Enjoy real laptop gaming with this ASUS 2-in-1 laptop PC and go even further with the ROG XG Mobile Dock (sold separately). The AMD Ryzen 9 processor and 16GB of next-gen DDR5 RAM let you run programs quickly and smoothly, while the potent NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6 GPU produces high-quality visuals on the 165Hz 16-inch 2560 x 1600 Touchscreen display. A PCIe 4.0 1TB SSD shortens load times and offers ample storage.
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    Your price for this item is $1,999.99
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  10. Lenovo - Yoga 7i 14" 2.2K Touch 2-in-1 Laptop - Intel Evo Platform - Core i5-1235U - 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Storm Grey - Front_Zoom
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    "great buy for college...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] great buy for college, lightweight, functional, happy with purchase...College computer...This computer is an excellent pick for a college student"

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    The Lenovo™ Yoga™ 7i combines versatile portability and enhanced productivity, thanks to the boundary-breaking performance and responsiveness of 12th generation Intel® Core™ processors and vibrant 2.2K clarity with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics. Go anywhere with a sleek 2-in-1 metal chassis featuring thoughtful details including a webcam privacy shutter.
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    "great buy for college...[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] great buy for college, lightweight, functional, happy with purchase...College computer...This computer is an excellent pick for a college student"

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    The Lenovo™ Yoga™ 7i combines versatile portability and enhanced productivity, thanks to the boundary-breaking performance and responsiveness of 12th generation Intel® Core™ processors and vibrant 2.2K clarity with Intel® Iris® Xe graphics. Go anywhere with a sleek 2-in-1 metal chassis featuring thoughtful details including a webcam privacy shutter.
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    Your price for this item is $999.99
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