Back-to-School Essentials 2023: Your Must-Have Checklist

Back-to-School Essentials 2023: Your Must-Have Checklist

As the summer comes to an end, it's time to gear up for another academic year. We've curated a must-have checklist for 2023 to ensure you have everything you need. Let's dive in!

School Supplies:

Amazon: They've got daily deals on school supplies, kids’ clothes, and more. College students can even get six months of free Prime Membership with awesome discounts on resources like Course Hero and Kindle Unlimited.

Best Buy: Check out their top deals on laptops, headphones, printers, and even dorm appliances.

Macy’s: Find nice discounts on back-to-school styles, backpacks, learning tools, and dorm decor.

Target: Your one-stop shop for backpacks, lunch boxes, clothing, and even groceries. Teachers and college students with a Target Circle membership can save 20% on all purchases.

Back-to-school Backpack & Lunchbox Sales:

Patagonia Refugio Daypack 26L

Everlane The ReNew Transit Backpack

Herschel Classic Backpack XL

Gazigo Women’s Bookbag

For Kids:

Camtop School Backpacks for Teen Girls Lightweight Canvas Backpack

Nice Choice Preschool Backpack

Bentgo: Score 20% off Bento boxes and more lunchbox essentials with code GO2SCHOOL.

Jansport: Enjoy 10% off when you bundle a backpack, lunchbox, and accessory of your choice.

Owala: Get 25% off sitewide on popular water bottles with code B2SCHOOL.

Planner or Calendar:

A planner from Barnes & Noble or a simple wall calendar from Dollar Tree to keep track of assignments and important dates.

Brain Food Academic Year Planner

Schedule Planner Book by Strive Zen


Noise-canceling headphones or earbuds from Amazon or Target will be your best friend during study sessions.

TREBLAB Z7 PRO - Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

Desk Organizer:

VIVSOL Desk Organizer with Mesh File Holder, 4-Tier Office Supplies Desk Organizers

Back-to-school Clothing and Shoes Sales:

Adidas: Use code KIDS and get up to 60% off full-price and sale items.

Converse: Use code BACKTOSCHOOL for 25% off shoes and 40% off clothing.

Gap: Find up to 50% off on select back-to-school items, including backpacks starting at just $30.

J.Crew Factory: Get up to 60% off everything with code SALETIME.

Nike: Use code SCHOOL to get 20% off orders of $120 or more, or 25% off orders of $150 or more.

Reebok: Enjoy 35% off almost everything sitewide with code BACKTOSCHOOL.

Back-to-school Laptop and Tech Sales:

Apple: Students, parents, and teachers get can’t-miss deals, like free gift cards with an iPad or Mac purchase and 20% off AppleCare.

Lenovo: Save on Chromebooks, tablets, gaming accessories, and more.

Microsoft: Save 10% on select tech essentials, including Surface devices, and find deals on resources like Teams and Microsoft 365.

Samsung: Get deals on earbuds, wearable tech, and phones during their back-to-school event.

Our back-to-school essentials checklist for 2023 helps you with all the necessary items to kick-start your academic year with confidence. Be prepared, stay organized, and focus on your studies for a successful and fulfilling school year ahead.

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