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Tablet vs. Laptop: Which is Right For You?

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For most students, the school year has begun. With that, you may be looking for new devices for relaxing between classes or doing homework easier. Having the right tech at your fingertips enables you to do your best work possible for better grades, more efficiency and less stress. Tablet vs. laptop, which is best for you? Depending on your classes and your lifestyle, one of these devices may be better for you…

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Best Laptops for School and College

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When we talk about the best laptops for school or college, there’s a lot to consider. If you’re planning on taking all your class notes on your computer, then portability will be a priority; after all, no one wants to break their back lugging around a ten-ton computer to every class. On the other hand, maybe you plan to take your laptop on overnight trips with your sports team or a school…

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Enter Abt’s Back to School Giveaway

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It’s officially August, which means it’s almost time to head back to school. That also means it’s time for our annual Abt to School giveaway! We have four amazing bundles to give away this year whether you need a new laptop to ace your exams or headphones to listen to your favorite playlists while strolling campus. Let’s see what we’ve selected for our giveaway this year: Grand Prize Our giveaway grand prize…

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Back to School Essentials: College Edition

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Starting college is an amazing experience, but having the right supplies is a must. Pens and notebooks are a given, but shopping for college is much different than high school. Luckily, we’ve created a helpful list of back to school essentials so you don’t forget anything important. Skip the overpriced stuff at your campus bookstore and purchase your essentials before move-in day. You’ll not only need standard school supplies—you’ll also need things…

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Abt’s Back to School Giveaway 2021

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Going back to school is always bittersweet; it means summer is over but it also signals the beginning of new experiences and the opportunity to learn new things and meet new friends. After a year where many of us worked or learned from home, getting back into the classroom will be an especially welcome change. Whether you’re excited about going back to school or feeling bummed, we know there’s one thing guaranteed…

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Back to School Tools: Virtual Edition

For many students, the fall semester is quickly approaching. However, going back to school in the fall will be different for most students. Due to COVID-19, universities are going completely remote or taking a hybrid approach to learning—combining in-person lectures with online learning. Rather than buying folders and notebooks, most students will be in need of new electronics in order to succeed in this novel online learning environment. Here’s a list of…

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Back to School Giveaway

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After what was definitely a way-too-short summer, it’s time to start prepping to go back to school. We know that’s not always fun, so this month’s giveaway is designed to make the adjustment a little easier. We’re giving away three different prize packages, each one featuring products that will enhance a different aspect of your life away from home. Keep reading to learn about each of the prizes and find out how…

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Top 5 Dorm Room Must-Haves

Before you head back to campus, gear up with these products to help you ace dorm life. 1.) Countertop Microwave.  The essential college appliance, no dorm room or first apartment should be without a microwave. From reheating last night’s pizza to baking brownies in a mug, there’s little you can’t to cook in a microwave. This compact Whirlpool countertop microwave was made for dorm room duty, packing full cooking power into a…

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Abt-Solutely Essential Back to School Giveaway

We know that going back to school or going away for the first time can be stressful for both your mind and your wallet. And while we can’t be there to help you ace your first test or tidy up your room, we can help make your transition easier by giving you the chance to win one of our three different “Abt-solutely Essential Back to School” giveaway packages. The Student Enthusiast grand…

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2017 WGN-TV Back to School Kids Fair

Each passing day in August brings us one day closer to that most bittersweet of late-summer events: the first day of school. For Chicago students, one of the surest signs that the school year is around the corner is the WGN-TV Back-to-School Kids Fair. Every summer, WGN’s Fair gives Chicago families a little extra help in getting ready to go back to school. Local business are on hand to give out free…

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