Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for Students


College students who are looking find the best holiday deals, without having to get up a 4 a.m. and risk being involved in a stampede, are in luck. There are a number of retailers providing deals online starting even before Black Friday (November 29) and running all the way through Cyber Monday (December 2).

Whether you are looking for electronics for your dorm room, a tablet for taking notes in class, or savings on test prep courses, you’re in luck. So take that extra helping of mash potatoes and tryptophan-laden turkey and rest easy knowing the best deals are just a few clicks away.

Dell – is offering a number of deals on their computer, laptop and tablet devices, including an exclusive online deal for an 15.6-inch Inspirion 15 laptop for just $199.99. You can start taking advantage of Dell’s deals as earlier as Thanksgiving Day.

Amazon – The giant online retailer has taken Black Friday to a whole new level this year by offering a week of deals. You can go to right now and see what they have up on the offering block as part of their 2013 Black Friday Deals. It’s not just electronics either, you can find sales on everything from bike pumps, to earphones, to table tennis tables (beer pong anyone?).

Best Buy- Best Buy is also offering deals on its website for early birds who want to get ahead of the holiday shopping rush. While you wait for the countdown to their specific Black Friday deals, you can shop their “deal of the day” and “bonus deals of the day,” everything from discounted smartphones, to Xbox and Playstation games.

Kaplan – For students who may be graduating this year and heading onto graduate school, now is a great time to buy test prep courses at a discount. Kaplan is offering $200 off all of their test prep courses priced $550 and higher. The promotion covers a number of their most popular tests including: the GRE, LSAT and GMAT. Deals last from now until November 28.

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