Back to School Refurbished Mac Laptop Guide for Students

  •  Posted on 13 Jul 2016


Selecting the Best Refurbished Mac Laptops for Students


If you are a student, then you are short on money. But you still need a good, dependable computer system for school. That's why it makes sense to shop for a refurbished Macbook Pro or Macbook Air from GainSaver.


On the other hand, if you are a parent shopping for a Mac laptop for the students in your family, then you really need to save money, too! This is especially true if you have more than one child who needs a Mac laptop. The price of new computers adds ups fast! The more Mac laptops you need, the more you'll save buying refurbished Macs from GainSaver.


The best deals and discounts on refurbished Apple Mac laptops are at GainSaver. You can shop our huge selection of refurbished Macbook Pros and Macbook Airs, many with discounts of 5% to 20% off, Price Drops and Free Gift Cards on selected Mac laptops.


Why buy refurbished?


Refurbished Mac laptops from GainSaver are a lot less expensive than buying new. Price is always a major consideration, and even more so when shopping for students.


Students need a laptop they can take with them, which leads to obvious problems. They tend to get lost, dropped or stolen. Buying one new Mac laptop is expensive enough. But keep in mind that you may need to replace a student's laptop before the school year is out. That gives you even more reason to buy refurbished.


Apple is well known for manufacturing durable computers that last for years. This is why refurbished Mac laptops are such a great value. They are rugged enough to handle everyday bouncing around at the hands of students. And when you buy from GainSaver, your refurbished Macbook Pro or Macbook Air is fully tested and comes with a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee and a 180 Day Warranty.


Why do students need a Mac laptop?


There are so many reasons to choose a Mac laptop over a PC notebook when shopping for students. Macbook Pros and Macbook Airs are incredibly popular and very easy to use. Apple makes the hardware and the software, so everything works together seamlessly.


Apple Macs are also more resistant to computer viruses. Most viruses target Windows PCs, making Macs less likely to be hit by malware. Students, and the homework they have saved on their Macs, are safer from viruses when browsing the internet and sharing files with friends.


Macs are superior for the types of work that students want and need to do, like creating images and videos, slide shows and other types of multimedia. Refurbished Mac laptops excel in this area.


Make your refurbished Mac laptop double as a PC


You may still be torn between getting a Mac or a PC, but with a refurbished Mac laptop from GainSaver, you can get both in one. GainSaver can custom install both the Mac operating system and the Windows operating on your refurbished Macbook Pro or Macbook Air. When you have a dual operating system installed on your Mac, you can use specialized software that may only be available for Windows, and still have all the advantages of using a Mac for other tasks. Getting a custom configured refurbished Mac laptop is a lot cheaper and more convenient than buying two different computers.


Refurbished Macbook Pros for Students


When choosing between different Mac laptops for students, refurbished Macbook Pros are the most popular for a number of reasons. With GainSaver's gigantic selection of refurbished Macbook Pros, you'll be able to find the best one for your students.


You can get a larger screen with a Macbook Pro than with a Macbook Air. And at GainSaver, you have a wider selection, with 13-inch, 15-inch and 17-inch refurbished Macbook Pros in stock and ready to deliver.


GainSaver has refurbished Macbook Pros with both regular and Retina displays. Retina displays have a much higher resolution, so more information can be displayed on the screen at one time. A 13-inch Macbook Pro with a Retina screen can display more information at once than a 15-inch Macbook Pro with a non-Retina screen. This makes a Retina screen better for students spending hours doing close reading on their Macbook Pros. And it gives more detail and clarity to images, videos and games.


Find out more about the Retina display.


Refurbished Macbook Pros generally have faster, more powerful processors than Macbook Airs. Older students in high school and college might be running processor intensive software for scientific and business applications, making a refurbished Macbook Pro the better option.


Check out GainSaver's latest refurbished Macbook Pro prices and selection.


Refurbished Macbook Airs for Students


The most significant advantage of refurbished Macbook Airs for students is their smaller size and weight. They come with both 11-inch and 13-inch screen sizes, and are lighter and easier to carry. Their small size makes them ideal for taking notes in class, writing reports, performing internet research and other common study tasks.


Macbook Airs are well suited for both younger and older students. For elementary and middle-school students, a refurbished Macbook Air from GainSaver is the perfect first computer. They're a good size for younger students to manage. They are light and fit easily into a backpack, and they have a bright, clear screen that's easy to read from. Younger students with smaller hands will also prefer the keyboard on a refurbished Macbook Air.


An additional advantage of Macbook Airs is that they all come with solid state hard drives. Solid state drives have no moving parts. They are not as delicate as old fashioned hard drives. That makes a refurbished Macbook Air even better for students who carry their Mac laptops to school every day.


For college students who need a tool that will be used primarily for taking lecture notes, a refurbished Macbook Air is ideal. You might consider getting a refurbished Macbook Air for taking to class, and keeping a larger Macbook Pro sitting safely on a desk back home or in the dorm. With its larger screen and higher performance, a refurbished Macbook Pro really is a powerful alternative to a desktop computer. And when you buy refurbished Mac laptops from GainSaver, you can get a refurbished Macbook Air and a refurbished Macbook Pro for less than it would cost to buy either one of them new.


Compare GainSaver's low prices on refurbished Macbook Airs.


After school activities with refurbished Mac laptops

We use our computers for just about everything we do. And this is especially true for students. Along with school-related activities, students use their Mac laptops for communications on social media websites like Facebook and Twitter. Many students also use their refurbished Mac laptops for self-expression in activities like creating their own websites, doing graphic design and producing videos. Macs are just better at this than PCs.


And of course, streaming videos and movies is one of the major uses of Mac laptops for students. Most college students don't have cable, and so their computers are for school as well as entertainment. For dorm residents, they may not have a TV at all, so their refurbished Macbook Pro or Macbook Air is their entertainment center.


When they are not doing homework or watching movies, students spend their time playing games. With their sharp, clear screens, refurbished Mac laptops are great for games.


Back to school shopping at GainSaver


Be sure to check out GainSaver's huge inventory of refurbished Mac laptops at super low, discount prices. You'll find refurbished Macbook Pros and Macbook Airs in a wide range of prices, screen sizes, and processor speeds to choose from. Make GainSaver your place for back to school shopping and you'll save money on a high quality refurbished Mac laptop that meets the special demands of students.