How to choose a computer for your student

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PHOENIX -- More and more, a computer is a necessity for students. But how do you know what to buy?

Ken Colburn of Data Doctors has been exactly where you are. Grade by grade, he broke it all down for Scott Pasmore.

Colburn also wrote an extensive column on how to choose the right tech for college. The key, he says, is knowing exactly how your student will be using the computer and what programs they will be running. Read more at

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