11 Jul Tips on Buying Your College Student the Perfect Laptop
Summer is fast approaching and that means that college move in day will be here before you know it. You can never start preparing too early! Here at Spivey Insurance Group we wanted to share some tips on purchasing the best laptop for your rising college student and some great insurance tips for those laptops.
Consider your Major. All laptops all have similar features, but if you are planning on studying something in design or something more high tech you may need to consider a laptop with more capabilities.
2-1 Capabilities. There are a lot of options for tablets that turn into laptops. These are very versatile, but it ultimately depends on what your student wants and needs.
Battery Life. Your student will be using their laptop a lot throughout classes, homework, and study sessions which can run the battery life low. Make sure to do your research and read the fine print on battery life. You will need a laptop with at least a battery life of 8 hours.
Personal Preference. One of the best ways to pick a laptop is personal preference. Take a trip to a store to see which one feels and looks better. It is also a great idea to get someone else’s advice and see what laptop worked for them previously.
These are just a handful of tips to take when purchasing a laptop. You may also have questions about laptop insurance. Laptops are very expensive and they are the command central equipment of your child’s college experience. When you pack up all their gear and clothes and move them into an apartment or a college dorm, the last thing you need to worry about is their laptop if it gets stolen or damaged. Your student’s laptop and possessions are covered by your homeowners policy as long as they are living in campus housing.
No matter what season you and your family find yourself in just know that Spivey Insurance Group is here to protect both you and your student. Stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. Let Spivey Insurance Group take care of all your insurance needs!