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The school year is just about to begin, and we’ve collected the best deals we could find to make sure you’re adequately prepared for a fresh set of classes, or adjusting to life in a dorm.
The discounts below will ensure you can get the right computer, gadgets, appliances, decor and other gear to start your academic year off on the right foot. Even if you’re not headed back to school, August is normally a great month to snag a deal on popular electronics, home goods and gadgets, but we suggest you get your shopping done a little earlier this year. Everything from stock shortages to shipping delays will be effecting normal back to school shopping.
We’ll continue to update this list as older deals expire and new ones get released, so check back here for the latest information on the 2022 back to school sales.
DEAL OF THE DAY
We consider the MacBook Pro the gold standard for Apple laptops, and it’s currently available for $300 off.
This model comes with Apple’s powerful M1 chip that enhances battery life and performance, 16GB (gigabytes) of memory, 512GB of storage and a 14-inch high resolution “Liquid Retina” display. These specs are more than good enough for writing papers, creating presentations, streaming videos in HD or 4K, or light image, music or video editing.
The computer has a 1080P HD webcam, so you can video chat without plugging in an external one, and a Thunderbolt port, which allows you to plug in accessories like an external monitor. All of this power comes in a laptop that weighs 3.5 pounds.
If you need a college laptop that’s going to last longer than your four years of school, this is a great pick.
Note: If you know you need even more power, you can save $200 on a 16-inch MacBook Pro. It’s available for $2,249 on Amazon.
BEST OF THE REST
Get up to 50% off canvas and wood mount art prints of musicians, movie stars, athletes, films and TV shows. Most are available in several sizes, and all are suitable for framing. See the deals here.
Amazon has marked down the company’s Studio3 noise-cancelling headphones by $100. They have a battery life of 22 hours, support Bluetooth with Apple’s custom W1 chip, and come in a variety of colors. See the deals here.
BED BATH & BEYOND
Dorm rooms don’t allow many appliances, but you can get 20% off on your whole purchase of essentials like a coffee maker, microwave and more at Bed Bath & Beyond when you sign up as a college student. See the deals here.
The big-box retailer is throwing a huge sale on gear from every category, but its $300 discount on HP’s 14-inch Chromebook stands out. It’s a well-balanced machine students will appreciate, and its touchscreen gives it tablet-like functionality. See the deals here.
Students can get a 15% site-wide discount by signing up for a UNiDAYS account. Casetify regularly collaborates with well-known brands to create limited-time drops (currently it’s a Mr. Men Little Miss collection) you have to be quick to catch. Casetify is also offering $5 off with purchases of the Snap Cases for Macbooks or Ultra Impact Case for iPads until August 31. See the deals here.
Need a better mattress for your dorm room? You can take 25% off Casper’s Best-Selling Bundle from August 10 to 18. The bundle includes sleep essentials like one Original Mattress, one foundation, and one mattress protector. See the deals here.
CLICK AND GROW
For indoor gardens to decorate your dorm, Click and Grow will offer 25% off Smart Gardens and plant pod bundles with promo code SCIENCE25 until September 4. See the deals here.
From versatile jackets, to high-end backpacks, Coach Outlet has major deals for up to 70% off their back to school section. See the deals here.
FRANK & OAK
Girlfriend Collective will offer up to 15% off everyday essentials including accessories, intimates, ReSlides, sleepwear, tees and sweats, plus 35% off curated bundles. See the deals here.
Get incredible deals on all the latest eyeglasses and sunglasses, including designer brands such as Ray-Ban, Oakley, Gucci which rarely go on sale. Take 60% off frames for sunglasses and eyeglasses with basic Rx lenses plus free shipping to your doorstep with promo code DEAL60. They’re also offering another BTS deal for buy one get one free eyeglasses and sunglasses with promo code code BOGOFREE. See the deals here.
Save hundreds of dollars across the computer company’s portfolio of laptops, desktops, monitors and printers. Right now, you can get up to 50% off laptops under $699. See the deals here.
Shopping the store’s sale section can save you up to 60% off on headphones, speakers, gaming headsets, loudspeakers and soundbars. See the deals here.
The store is hosting a Back to School sale, offering up to 25% off kids’ Adidas products until September 3. See the deals here.
The mattress company is offering deep discounts on mattresses and sleep bundles. This includes a $400 price cut to its signature Legend Hybrid mattress, which uses three layers, including a layer of premium foam, that will keep you from getting too hot at night. See the deals here.
You can save up to 68% off PCs & tech, including Lenovo’s ThinkPads and IdeaPads. Students save up to $100 more with the promo code BTS2022 and an extra 5% off when you verify with IDme. See the deals here.
The computer accessory maker is refreshing an assortment of gear, with a 25% off student discount; the focus now is on keyboards and mice. See the deals here.
Macy’s is your one-stop shop to save up to 50% on back-to-school gear from new fits, to backpacks and accessories. They’ll also offer an extra 20% with promo code SHOP from August 12 to 14. See the deals here.
Microsoft has knocked up to $300 off the price of its Surface Pro 8 tablet. The tablet is available in a few configurations, but the base model is your best bet unless you do resource-heavy tasks like video editing. See the deals here.
Save up to 57% on speakers, keyboards, mice, Wi-Fi routers, 3D printers and other tech accessories. See the deals here.
Make your back to school routine less stressful with these veggie-packed, hand-crafted meals. Use promo code BTS22 to score two free meals in your first box. See the deals here.
THE NORTH FACE
Students can save 10% on the brand’s best-selling backpacks, bags and gear by signing up on their website. See the deals here.
Get back to school savings on everything you’ll need to start the year fresh, like new shoes, clothing and backpacks from Nike. Right now, the site is offering a ton of new markdowns that get you up to 40% off more than 2000 new styles.
Nike Members always get free shipping and first access to new Nike products and deals (sign up here for free). Non-members get free shipping with purchases over $150 — no promo code required. See the deals here.
Every high school student needs a graphic calculator, and you can get a $25 discount on the Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus CE at OfficeMax. See the deals here.
The audio company’s Mini Home Theater Surround Sound Bar is $90 off on Amazon right now. It has built-in Google Home connectivity, so you can listen to music from Spotify and turn your dorm room into party central. See the deals here.
The well-known gaming PC company has knocked down the price of three of its high-powered laptops, the Razer Blade 14, 15 and 17 laptops and bundles. Though they’re made for gaming, the computers have plenty of power for getting schoolwork done. You can use the promo code BACK2SCHOOL to score an exclusive Razer gift with orders over $129. See the deals here.
Reebok is offering 40% off their stylish and fitness-minded footwear with code BTSEXCLUSIVE until September 6. See the deals here.
Redbubble has thousands of different designs for dorm room essentials like posters, throw pillows and duvets to help transform your college living space into a place you’ll actually want to spend time with your friends. See the deals here.
Right now you can save up to $570 on Galaxy Chromebooks, tablets, and more from Samsung, with select bundles giving you the Galaxy Buds2 or Buds Live for free. See the deals here.
shopDisney is offering up to 40% off until August 12 for their Mystery Savings event. See the deals here.
The tech giant’s discounted plenty of their TVs, cameras, and other gear you’ll need for the school season. We like their latest Sony LinkBuds S with adaptive noise cancellation for study seshes. See the deals here. See the deals here.
The store’s Back to School section is full of discounts on necessities like folders, binders, pens, glue sticks, scissors and more. See the deals here.
The store has discounted hundreds of stationery items (and face masks) in its Ready for School section. There’s even a School list assist feature, which lets you look up your child’s classes and find the exact items they need. See the deals here.
For performance-ready gear, Under Armor is offering up to 60% off Back-to-School styles until August 10. See the deals here.
Students can save 15% on all of Urbanears’ headphones, speakers and accessories by signing up for the company’s student discount. See the deals here.
Need a new smartphone for the school year? Verizon is offering some of the hottest iPhone and Samsung Galaxy models, with a discount if you trade in your old phone. See the deals here.
Get up to 75% off select school supplies, as well as brand new backpacks starting at $15 and laptops at just $98. See the deals here.
The store offers discounts on thousands of bedding sets, organizational tools, bathroom essentials, furniture and everything else you would need for dorm in all sizes, colors, patterns and styles. See the deals here.
Save at least 30% (and up to 70%) on wireless charging accessories, Bluetooth speakers, screen protectors, wireless headphones and keyboard cases. See the deals here.