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

If you're a student, you know that your laptop is your lifeline to the world of information. You use it for homework, research, and classwork. You might take it to the library or the coffee shop to do some studying. And, of course, you'll want it available when you need it for online assignments or projects. A good laptop will help you get more done in less time and with less effort. Browse the top-ranked list of laptops for students below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Apple - MacBook Air 15-inch Laptop - M3 chip - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Its compact form factor houses a powerhouse of performance, making it a versatile choice for professionals, creatives, and students alike. While it may come at a premium price, the seamless integration with the Apple ecosystem and the unparalleled user experience make it a worthy investment for those seeking a premium computing experience. "

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    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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    Top comment

    "Its compact form factor houses a powerhouse of performance, making it a versatile choice for professionals, creatives, and students alike. While it may come at a premium price, the seamless integration with the Apple ecosystem and the unparalleled user experience make it a worthy investment for those seeking a premium computing experience. "

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    Product Description

    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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  2. Apple - MacBook Air 13-inch Laptop - M3 chip - 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Specifically for the students going to college."

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    Product Description

    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 13-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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    Top comment

    "Specifically for the students going to college."

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    Product Description

    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 13-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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  3. Apple - MacBook Pro 14-inch Laptop M3 chip - 16GB Memory - 1TB SSD - Space Gray - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Perfect laptop for college student. Delivered on time."

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    The 14-inch MacBook Pro blasts forward with M3, an incredibly advanced chip that brings serious speed and capability. With industry-leading battery life—up to 22 hours—and a beautiful Liquid Retina XDR display, it’s a pro laptop without equal.
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    "Perfect laptop for college student. Delivered on time."

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    The 14-inch MacBook Pro blasts forward with M3, an incredibly advanced chip that brings serious speed and capability. With industry-leading battery life—up to 22 hours—and a beautiful Liquid Retina XDR display, it’s a pro laptop without equal.
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  4. Apple - MacBook Air 15-inch Laptop - M3 chip - 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Features are spot on for the use of the computer for college student."

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    Product Description

    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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    Top comment

    "Features are spot on for the use of the computer for college student."

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    Product Description

    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 15-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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  5. HP Elitebook 840 G6 Laptop, Intel I5-8365U 1.6GHZ, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD HD W10P-64 - Refurbished - Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "It is fast and allows me to multitask, as a college student this is an amazing laptop."

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    Everyday computing just got easier with the HP Elitebook 840 G6 Laptop. Fully loaded with an Core i5 1.60 GHz Processor; the Elitebook 840 G6 makes for a speedy and efficient Laptop. The 256 GB SSD provides ample space to store all crucial data safely.
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    "It is fast and allows me to multitask, as a college student this is an amazing laptop."

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    Everyday computing just got easier with the HP Elitebook 840 G6 Laptop. Fully loaded with an Core i5 1.60 GHz Processor; the Elitebook 840 G6 makes for a speedy and efficient Laptop. The 256 GB SSD provides ample space to store all crucial data safely.
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  6. Microsoft - Surface Laptop Go 3 - 12.4" Touch-Screen - Intel Core i5 with 8GB Memory - 256GB SSD (Latest Model) - Platinum - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great for Business major students...Perfect for college students who are Business major because you get all microsoft benifits with a Mac book look. ...Amazing laptop for a business student. In love."

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    A sleek design in stylish colors³ that sets you apart from the crowd. It’s ultra-portable at under 2.5 pounds with a vibrant 12.4" touchscreen for work or play, wherever you are.
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    Top comment

    "Great for Business major students...Perfect for college students who are Business major because you get all microsoft benifits with a Mac book look. ...Amazing laptop for a business student. In love."

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    A sleek design in stylish colors³ that sets you apart from the crowd. It’s ultra-portable at under 2.5 pounds with a vibrant 12.4" touchscreen for work or play, wherever you are.
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  7. Apple - MacBook Air 13-inch Laptop - M3 chip - 16GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Perfect for a college student. Would definitely recommend getting a case for it."

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    Product Description

    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 13-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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    Top comment

    "Perfect for a college student. Would definitely recommend getting a case for it."

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    Product Description

    The M3 chip brings even greater capabilities to the superportable 13-inch MacBook Air. With up to 18 hours of battery life, you can take it anywhere and blaze through work and play.
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  8. Acer Aspire 3 - 15.6" Laptop AMD Ryzen 5 7520U 2.80GHz 16GB RAM 512GB SSD W11H - Refurbished - Pure Silver - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "As a college student in a computing field, this computer is perfect. "

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    Product Description

    The Acer Aspire 3 is ideal for every task. This laptop delivers powerful performance with it's AMD Ryzen 5 7520U 2.80GHz processor so you can get any task done. Also, it's 512GB of storage allows you to save plenty of important documents and entertainment. It's AMD Radeon Graphics gives you a high quality performance, featuring an outstanding entertainment video card for you.
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    Top comment

    "As a college student in a computing field, this computer is perfect. "

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    Product Description

    The Acer Aspire 3 is ideal for every task. This laptop delivers powerful performance with it's AMD Ryzen 5 7520U 2.80GHz processor so you can get any task done. Also, it's 512GB of storage allows you to save plenty of important documents and entertainment. It's AMD Radeon Graphics gives you a high quality performance, featuring an outstanding entertainment video card for you.
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  9. HP - Chromebook 11A G6 11.6" Refurbished Laptop - AMD A-Series A4 with 4GB Memory - AMD Radeon R4 Graphics - 16GB SSD - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Would recommend to students with a low budget...Couple months ago the screen got broke and use it with an external monitor and it still works perfectly it’s been snapped in half and through a lot of abuse but still works good and good for students on a budget and as a low tear mid range Chromebook"

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    Product Description

    Complete your projects on time with this refurbished HP 11A G6 Chromebook. The powerful 1.6GHz AMD A-Series A4 processor keeps up with most demanding programs, while 4GB of RAM supports smooth multitasking. This HP 11A G6 Chromebook has an 11.6" HD display for crisp visuals, and the 16GB SSD ensures fast load and boot times.
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    "Would recommend to students with a low budget...Couple months ago the screen got broke and use it with an external monitor and it still works perfectly it’s been snapped in half and through a lot of abuse but still works good and good for students on a budget and as a low tear mid range Chromebook"

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    Complete your projects on time with this refurbished HP 11A G6 Chromebook. The powerful 1.6GHz AMD A-Series A4 processor keeps up with most demanding programs, while 4GB of RAM supports smooth multitasking. This HP 11A G6 Chromebook has an 11.6" HD display for crisp visuals, and the 16GB SSD ensures fast load and boot times.
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  10. Lenovo - Yoga 7 2-in-1 16" 2K Touchscreen Laptop - AMD Ryzen 5 8640HS with 8GB Memory - 512GB SSD - Artic Grey - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Good Purchase for students"

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    Product Description

    It’s inspiration all around with the Lenovo Yoga 7 2-in-1, delivering 360° of flexibility, impressive performance, and ultra-immersive audio-visuals. Primed with creating power from the latest AMD processor, you can unleash greatness in every way. The 16” 16:10 WUXGA touchscreen display makes entertainment and creative projects come to life like never before. All that with a fast-charging battery and all the ports you need, it's your art studio, home office, and cinema all in one.
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    "Good Purchase for students"

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    Product Description

    It’s inspiration all around with the Lenovo Yoga 7 2-in-1, delivering 360° of flexibility, impressive performance, and ultra-immersive audio-visuals. Primed with creating power from the latest AMD processor, you can unleash greatness in every way. The 16” 16:10 WUXGA touchscreen display makes entertainment and creative projects come to life like never before. All that with a fast-charging battery and all the ports you need, it's your art studio, home office, and cinema all in one.
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