Must be August since there's new threads on when the new Macbook Pro will be out, should I yet, etc, etc, etc. Lets gets it clear right now; No one know when Apple will announce or release the new Macbook Pro's. The only people who know is Apple themselves as they probably have a "roadmap" on new products. Second, It is never a bad time to buy a macbook pro. MacBooks (Pros, Air's, etc) have a long lifespan and it will be supported with future versions of OS X for years to come and it will work great. Third, You don't need the latest & greats, and you never will have it. Rule 1 of buying tech is simple, you will never have the latest & greatest. There's something new around the corner all the time. You will just give yourself stress or other health issues if you try to get the latest & greatest. Fourth, figure out what you need now, not what you want in the future macbook. Only Apple knows what will be in the next version of the Macbook pro, no one else does. My advice is simple, sit down and figure out what you will be using your mac for. I bet the current macbook pro will do just fine for you and you have no reason to wait for the new one. Fifth, Intel isn't stopping at Skylake. there will be newer processors in the future. So why wait, if you need macbook pro for school now? then get it. If you need to replace your old macbook, then buy it. Sure, skylake is great, but Haswell (like I got) or broadwell are still great processors. Finally, Do not let anyone decide for you what macbook you should buy. You need to figure that out for your self. No one on these forums or on the web should decide for you. I bought my mid 2014 macbook pro (haswell) in Late January. I was replacing another laptop btw. At that time, new MBA were in the rumours but no MBP. March comes around and Broadwell MBP are announced, bummer. Sure, I was disappointed; however, by that time, I was having a blast with my macbook pro and I didn't care about the newer model.