The Best Back to School Sales to Shop Right Now

Best Back to School Sales
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* The back-to-school shopping season is in full swing
* You don’t have to be a student to take advantage of the deals
*F rom laptops to apparel, here are the best sales right now

Whether you’re a student or not, the back-to-school shopping season (which runs through early September) is a great time to shop for new apparel, home goods, office supplies, and electronics and take advantage of the deals before fall hits. Whether you need some last-minute dorm decor or are looking to invest in a new laptop, here are the best promotions you can take advantage of right now.

» List below: LAST UPDATED 4:20 pm August 25 PT


Amazon kicked off the back-t0-school shopping season earlier with their Prime Day in July, but the retail giant will continue to offer discounts and deals on back-t0-school items until September 6th. Non-students can sign up for Amazon Prime here.

-New and returning Students can get a free 6 month trial of Amazon Prime Student. See details here.

-10% off select Surface Pro laptop models for Prime members.

-Save $20 on Microsoft Office when you purchase a qualifying PC, Mac, Tablet, or iPad.

-Save 20% each on Qualifying items offered by eBags when you purchase 1 or more. Enter code 9X364AZP at checkout to redeem.

– 15% Back rewards on select Amazon essential purchases made using your Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card. Offer valid through August 20th.

Amazon back to school deals Images courtesy of Amazon

BUY: eBags Slim Laptop Backpack ($99.99) | Amazon Essentials BIC Marking Pen Set ($24.49) | Microsoft Office Surface Pro ($796+)


Best Buy:

Best Buy is offering students exclusive discounts on products for the back-to-school season. To receive the discounts, you’ll have to create an account on and

-Students can save $125 on select Macbook and iMac models

-Save $100 on select PC laptop models

-Save $40 on Microsoft Office Suite package when you purchase a PC or Mac computer, an Apple iPad, tablet, or cell phone plan.

Best Buy Laptop deals Images courtesy of Best Buy

BUY: Apple MacBook Air 8GB ($999.99 $899.99) | HP Touch Screen Laptop ($699.99 $599.99)


Eye Buy Direct:

The online prescription eyewear retailer is offering buy one, get one free (frames only) off until August 18th. Their selection of stylish frames and already affordable price points make this a killer deal for those looking to update their glasses for the new school year. Use code BOGO at checkout.

Eye Buy Direct sale Images courtesy of Eye Buy Direct

BUY: Day Dream Eyeglasses ($29) | Shibuya Eyeglasses ($42)


Barnes & Noble:

Barnes & Noble is offering $5 off for every $50 spent until August 19th. Use code GETREADY at checkout. Note: Coupon code not valid for Marketplace purchases.

Barnes and Noble sale Images courtesy of Barnes and Noble

BUY: Moleskine Volant Pocket Journal ($9.99) | Barron’s GRE Test Prep ($19.67) | Douglas Black Canvas Backpack ($39.99)


Bed, Bath & Beyond:

Bed Bath & Beyond is offering 20% off to students when you subscribe to their email list. They’ll also email you exclusive offers, discounts codes, and other deals on dorm room essentials and other college supplies. Their college category is also equipped with several other helpful tools to get you ready for campus-living. Download and print their dorm room and apartment checklists or schedule an appointment with expert for a one-on-one consultation.

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BUY: Umbra Zig Zag Photo Collage Display ($19.99) | Gooseneck Bedside Table Lamp With USB Port ($39.99) | Two Tier Gold Round Side Table ($19.99)



Through September 12, Gap is offering some steep discounts with their GapCash rewards program, allowing you to earn up to $125 cash back. Note: You’ll have to spend your Gapcash rewards between 9/13 to 9/18.

-Earn $25 Gapcash when you spend $50 or more

-Earn $50 when you spend $100 or more

-Earn $75 when you spend $150 or more

-Earn $100 when you spend $200 or more

-Earn $125 when you spend $250 or more

Gap Sale Images courtesy of Gap

BUY: Women’s One-Shoulder Ruffle Top ($64.95) | Men’s Skinny Fit Jeans ($69.95) | Women’s Camo Utility Jacket ($98.00)



-20% off Super Saturday Sale with code SUPER. Shop now at! Valid 8/18-8/20.

-Back to School Pop Up Sale + Free Shipping at $49. Shop now at! Valid 8/21-8/22.

-25% off Fall Style Event with code FRESH. Shop now at! Valid 8/23-8/27.

Macy's back to school sale Images courtesy of Macy’s

BUY: American Rag Junior’s Utility Jacket ($52.99) | Dorm Room Pinch Photo Display ($15.99, $23.00) | Steve Madden Utility Backpack ($51.99, $70.00)



-Save 20-55% on select home items at Offer valid through Aug 27

-Fashionable Fundraiser; Take 25% off when you shop with a Bloomingdale’s Credit Card, or take 20% off no matter how you pay at Valid on a large selection of items. Look for promo code FASHFUND as you shop. Offer valid through Aug 27.

-Receive an exclusive 16-piece gift free with any $150 beauty purchase at While supplies last. Offer valid through Aug 29.

-Free 7-piece gift with any Clinique purchase of $28 or more at (a $75 value). A limited-edition collaboration with Jonathan Adler. Offer valid through Sept 10 or while supplies last.

Bloomingdale's back to school sale Images courtesy of Bloomingdale’s

BUY: Nespresso Essenza Mini Espresso Machine ($149.99, $190.00) | Free People Vegan Leather Moto Jacket ($71.28, $198.00) | Clinique Jonathan Adler Collection Eye Shadow ($20.00)

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