Student Discount! ipod Help Pls

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by TechZone, Mar 3, 2005.

  1. macrumors member


    Dec 27, 2004
    Hi, I am a college student & wanna buy a 20g or 30gb ipod photo.
    Can I buy an ipod using student discount? How much I can save with this?
    What do you think about refurbished ipods? I saw some good deals. Do you think it will be a good idea to buy one?

    Please help me. Thanks in advance. :)
  2. macrumors 6502a


    Mar 13, 2004
    For sure! Here's a link to the educational Apple Store; just choose your school and you're in. On each of those iPods, you're eligible for a $30 discount. I don't see any problem with buying a refurb iPod but maybe other board members have different feelings...
  3. macrumors 6502

    Sep 25, 2003
    Reburb iPods - no problem. I bought one last year and it arrived in as near perfect/as new condition as you could want (except for the packaging, which is ordinary generic stuff rather than the neat packaging new ones come in). It has also worked flawlessly since.
  4. macrumors 68020


    Nov 14, 2003
    Washington, DC
    Compared to the education discount, the refurbs become less attractive, in my opinion.
  5. macrumors 6502


    Jul 17, 2004
    Jacksonville, Fl
    WOW Look at this :eek: I outta check out the "Apple certified store" more often! Even comes with iLive 05!
  6. macrumors 68040


    Apr 8, 2004
    I just ordered one of the discontinued (not refurbished but new) 40 GB iPod Photos from the Apple site: $499 original prices, -$120 sale, -$30 educational discount, -$30 promotion coupon, +$26 tax, free shipping = $345. A saving of almost $200. It comes with a firewire cable, dock and carrying case (no idea what the case is like).

    That works out to be the same price as a new 30GB iPod Photo, which is minus firewire cable, dock and case.

    By the way, there is no 20GB iPod Photo, the choice is 30GB or 60GB.

    Expected shipping date is 3/9 (9/3 to the Yurpeens).

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