Top 5 Items Every Online Student Must Grab On Black Friday


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Black Friday is just round the corner, and with it the awesome discounts we all have been drooling over are closer too! Being a student, whether attending a traditional college campus or going the online route, one deserves to get the best deals on everything practical, useful and fun!

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Here are some deals on useful items that can be quite a catch for you!

1. Backpacks

If you want to have both your hands free and yet carry the entire world with yourself, you ought to have a backpack. Stuff it with books, notes, mid-study snacks or whatever your heart fancies. On Black Friday, you can get these at as much as 50% off the retail price. Canon’s Deluxe Photo Backpack is available for $39.85, while the High Sierra Curve Backpack can be bought for as low as $17!

2. Watches

No one knows the value of time as much as an online degree student. Juggling too many things all together, they need to keep track of time, and what could be a better aid at that than a stylish watch. This Black Friday, Tag Heuer watches can be bought for 25% off or more, and sports watches can be bought for less than $50.

3. Antivirus Software

Computer viruses can be quite a nuisance, especially when you are trying to get a degree on that 14-inch screen. Thanks to Black Friday, you can now get Norton’s antivirus software at whopping discounts. The older version can be bought for less than $14, while the latest software can be purchased for as low as $40, down 50%.

4. Backup Devices

With terra and giga bytes of precious data stored towards your online degree program, you need a good back up for those unfortunate days when the system crashes. Save $55 on Pogoplug’s backup and sharing device that provides a centralized backup for all computers, iPhone, iPad and android devices.

5. Outdoor Recreational Equipment

Being a student doesn’t mean you have to be bound to the computer and your books. Outdoor recreation can provide quite a relief from the walls of your office work station or the study room at home. Get 20% off on the Kelsyus Original Canopy Chair for that lazy evening outdoors. Or you can save $13 on a Coleman 5-Gallon beverage cooler, and get 19% off on Trek’s Light Gear Double Hammock. If you’re into water sports, how does a $122 kayak sound?

There are many other deals and goods out there up for grabs. Keep a keen eye out for anything that strikes your fancy, but don’t kill your budget.

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Kelly Gibson is the official spokesperson for, where she frequently writes as well. When she’s not busy reading about the latest trends in online education, she loves horse riding and going for the occasional swim. Check out her blog – which aims to assist you in your journey towards online education.

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