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Buying New MB
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melloyellochelle
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Dec 13, 2006, 06:24 PM
 
Well, I'm currently living in Ankara, Turkey. I teach third grade. My iBook just crashed and I've been blessed with the means to get a new MacBook. But I have a few questions before leaving Turkey and going to the States - where I will make my new purchase!

1. I am a teacher. But I teach overseas. Do I still qualify for an education discount? If so, what do I need to show my eligibility?

2. Do you think there will be a problem getting the MB right away? Like, will most stores have them in the store next week? It's a few days before Christmas, or I might wait til right after Christmas, but either way, there's a rush. Just thought I'd get your thoughts.

3. Recommend any upgrades or anything special for a teacher, big time traveller, and music/photo lover? I do plan to make iMovies and such.

OK, thanks! Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I haven't even seen the new MB in person. But I'm sold, and in love, already!
     
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Dec 13, 2006, 07:00 PM
 
All Apple Stores will have MacBooks. You will also need a lot of ram
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Dec 13, 2006, 10:09 PM
 
1) Ring them
2) Ring before hand, cant hurt to check!
3) Office 2004 Student/Teacher edition = $129 or something REALLY cheap and flickr! Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing for photos.
Oh and get a sleeve if you travel.
Try to go for 2gb ram, but im sure 1gb will suffice. (2gb rocks though)
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Dec 14, 2006, 06:41 AM
 
If you order online you don't actually have to prove that you qualify for an education discount, but you didn't hear it from me
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