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How to get a free laptop for college

Updated April 17, 2017

Laptops can be expensive, but they are a necessity for more college students. The mobility of a laptop makes it easy for students to carry it to class or to the library for study or research sessions. Getting a free laptop for college may sound like a dream, but it can be done.

Attend a college that uses free laptops as an incentive for enrolment.

Ask for a laptop in lieu of money as a graduation present.

Enter to win free laptops on the internet; legitimate websites hold contests for free computers from time to time.

Browse the "Free Stuff" sections of classified ads (and websites such as Craigslist). If you are a computer techie, you can grab a free laptop and fix it.

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Kecia Hambrick is a part-time freelance writer and college student. She has been creating Web content since 2007. She mainly composes articles for various websites. Hambrick has completed several English and writing courses at Dalton State College.