You are going to need a laptop in college—it's that simple. When it's finals time, your laptop will become your best friend. After a 3 a.m. Starbucks run, when you are drooling over your textbooks in a caffeine-laced state of mind, you will want to check out Facebook for a break, and it's easiest to have a laptop for this.
The great thing about computer access is that every dorm on campus has wireless high-speed connection capabilities. You can have your computer in your lap while you study without having to sit in a desk that is smaller than your body! The great thing about computer access on campus is that if your computer ever gets a virus, there are computer technicians to help your computer to a fast recovery.