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How to Get Education Pricing at the Microsoft Store

How to Get Education Pricing at the Microsoft Store

By Simon Hung

There are hundreds of Windows computers available at dozens of different stores, but you should shop at the Microsoft Store if you're a student looking for one. Find out how you can get student discounts on desktops, laptops and Surface products in the Microsoft Store for Students!

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Back to School Shopping Checklist: Elementary School

Back to School Shopping Checklist: Elementary School

By Amanda Aikman

It feels like just yesterday that the kids were rushing home with their report cards and screams of "summer vacation!", but even as they enjoy swim lessons, camp, and becoming lemonade-stand moguls, September looms. While back-to-school shopping may not be your child's favourite activity (or yours), it can be a lot more efficient and a lot less painful if you plan ahead.

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Back to School Shopping Checklist: High School

Back to School Shopping Checklist: High School

By Amanda Aikman

Summer jobs, summer romances, and summer "can I borrow the car to attend a music festival with a bunch of people I hardly know and if you don't let me you're the meanest parent ever" requests are wrapping up and the school year is almost upon us. Whether you're shopping for your kids, they're shopping for themselves, or some combination of the two, back to school shopping for high school students is a lot simpler with a little forethought and preparation.

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Back to School Shopping Checklist: Middle School

Back to School Shopping Checklist: Middle School

By Amanda Aikman

It's been a long hot summer, and you're just about done with sleepovers, finding wet beach towels on the floor, and the 24-hour Taylor Swift serenades. While there's still time to ring out some happy summer memories, the back-to-school season is clearly coming into focus on the horizon. If you've got junior-high or middle-school children to shop for, now's the time to start devising your plan of attack for a stress-free and successful shopping experience.

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The Canadian Student Banking Guide

The Canadian Student Banking Guide

By Simon Hung

It can be difficult to manage your finances when you're a student and nobody likes to pay banking fees, so we created The Canadian Student Banking Guide -- an easy way to compare the most popular student bank accounts in Canada at a glance and find out which one is best for you.

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