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The Best Laptops for College Students in 2020

The Best Laptops for College Students in 2020

PCMag
Where college will be, and what form it will take, are the fall semester's biggest questions. Which laptop to use? That doesn't have to be one. Whether for remote learning or carrying around campus, start your "best laptops" short list with these top-rated, value-focused models.

For students, a laptop is as essential as textbooks and a school ID—and not just for taking notes and doing homework. It should also be able to handle your big extracurricular activities: keeping up with your social networks, streaming movies, listening to music, posting photos, gaming, video chatting with …