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Should you buy a MacBook for your high school or college student?

Posted On: Aug 16, 2022   |   Posted By: iMore

Should you buy a MacBook for your high school or college student?

Does your student need a MacBook:
Why a MacBook?
Overall best
Why might you need more power?
For video editors
For photo editors
For music producers
Will a MacBook last?
Those prices...
Wrap-up
When your youngster runs home from school, dumps their school bag on the sofa and announces proudly, 'I need a MacBook!' it can be easy to be taken aback and make you wonder - 'do they really need a MacBook?'.
Education is becoming increasingly reliant on technology, and kids without access are being left behind. While many schools these days have computer labs or are provided easy access to laptops, it's still a good idea for students to have access to their own laptops or computers at home. If nothing else, it makes it far easier for high school students to take notes in class, work on assignments, study for tests, or even stay in touch with friends.
When I was at school, for the longest time I relied on a single desktop shared amongst the rest of the family, so I can say with certainty a laptop is a great option...

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