Back to School Promo

Discussion in 'iMac' started by Chilla, Jun 5, 2018.

  1. Chilla macrumors newbie

    Jun 6, 2012
    Have there been any rumors about when the back to school promo will start this year? I've held out on buying an iMac for the kids for a couple months just in case they were refreshed at WWDC. Now I have to decide if it's worth holding out yet another month or two for the back to school promo.

    I tried researching a bit and this is what I could determine as the starting dates each year. Guessing we're looking at early to mid-july?

    2017 12-Jul
    2016 2-Jun
    2015 23-Jul
    2014 1-Jul
    2013 2-Jul
    2012 11-Jun
    2011 16-Jun
    2010 25-May
    2009 27-May
    2008 3-Jun
    2007 5-Jun
    2006 6-Jun
  2. vertical smile macrumors 68040

    vertical smile

    Sep 23, 2014
    I have not heard anything but it is still early. Plus, their Back to School deals have been pretty weak in the past, it might be worth just trying to find a good deal on an iMac.

    Have checked out Apple's refurbished iMac site?

    If you don't see what you are looking for, keep checking the page, as they refurbished models come and go often. If you see one you like, you got to jump on it quick.
  3. borgranta macrumors 6502


    May 9, 2018
    If lack of money is an issue perhaps setting up a gofundme to help defray the costs. Some people have used gofundme to raise money for computers and tablets.
  4. baypharm macrumors 65816


    Nov 15, 2007
    That's just amazing!!
  5. Samuelsan2001 macrumors 604

    Oct 24, 2013
    Some beats headphones or a gift card in the last few years, as you say not worth the wait. Apple refurb is your best bet for fully apple certified at a lower price.
  6. maflynn Moderator


    Staff Member

    May 3, 2009
    I have to say the Beats headphones last year was nice, I used it for a christmas present :D

    If any promotion is due out, we'll see it next month. I beleive last year it came out later then it had previously, I wonder if apple is looking to drop this promo.

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