Saturday, August 1, 2015

Most Comfortable Backpacks For College Students With A Laptop Compartment - Reviews


If you have a son or daughter heading off to college this fall or heading back like I do, then one of the things they will definitely need to get is a backpack for carrying all their school essentials.  

There are many things to take into consideration when buying a backpack.

Your student will want to choose a backpack that is sturdy and durable so that it stand-up to lot of handling and wear-and-tear without falling apart. 

Look for a backpack that is spacious so that it will be able to hold all their things that they will need to carry around with them on campus.
  You will also want a backpack that is lightweight, with padded adjustable shoulder straps with many pockets for storing various paraphernalia with a separate compartment for carrying a laptop.

Make sure the laptop sleeve is padded to ensure that their laptop is kept safe and secure inside their bag.  

Some backpacks are also designed to be waterproof or water-resistant so that you know that their valuables will be kept safe.

Look for a backpack that also has lots of compartments for storing text books, notebooks, folders, notepads and ultimately this will ensure that your student keeps everything organized within their bag.




Of course, backpacks come in different price ranges depending on how much you want to spend.  So let's take a look at some of the more sought after backpacks that College students prefer and absolutely LOVE



    Herschel Supply Co. Little America Review



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    One brand of backpacks for college students with a laptop compartment that is very popular is the Herschel Supply Co. Little America line.  The Herschel Supply Co. Little America Laptop Backpack is a very spacious and roomy backpack with a padded laptop compartment to keep your computer safe and secure while inside your backpack.  

    The front outer pocket has a hidden zipper with a flap that will further protect whatever your are carrying.  This is a great place for storing your iPhone, phone charger and more.


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    Yes, this backpack is a little more expensive then some backpacks but it is well worth the money.   If you are looking for a backpack for college that is not only spacious, but also very durable then this backpack has it all.   

    The Herschel Supply Co. Little America Laptop Backpack is also very stylish and sleek so it will definitely make a statement.  In other words, this is no ordinary backpack.  It is also designed with a snazzy lining as seen in this picture above

    It is also very spacious so it will hold all your school essentials including a 15" laptop with a separate protective sleeve with cushioning.   One student in one of the reviews said she was able to store her laptop, 3 textbooks, 3 notebooks, a laptop charger, a phone charger and more. 


    Best of all, the shoulder straps and the back of the backpack are padded and this really helps when you are carrying a heavy load of books in your bag for school, a laptop and all your other school supplies.  The padding built into the shoulder straps and back makes it easier to carry and more comfortable on your shoulders and back.  



    Product Features At A Glance 
    • 100% Polyester
    • Imported
    • Magnetic flap closure
    • 20" high
    • 10" wide
    • Shoulder strap length: 35"
    • Small exterior pocket
    • Made in China


     



    If you are looking for a backpack by Herschel, but you want something that is a little smaller then the Herschel Supply Co. Little America Backpack, then why not consider getting the Herschel Supply Co. Little America Mid-Volume Backpack instead.



    Herschel Supply Co. Little America Mid-Volume Backpack Review



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    The Herschel Supply Co. Little America Mid-Volume Backpack is a lightweight mid-volume backpack that is made from durable material.  It is 18 inches high so it is slighter smaller than the Herschel Supply Co. Little America Backpack but still a good sized bag.  

    The main compartment of this backpack is fully-lined with Herschel's signature pinstripe fabric.  

    The laptop compartment has a fully-padded, soft lining to protect your laptop and keep it safe while you are transporting it from class to class.   There is a draw-string at the top of the backpack to close the top and keep your school gear secure.  

    This backpack also has magnetic flap closures on the straps which makes it easy to open and close your backpack and access your school gear when you need it.

    This backpack has a lot of space for carrying your textbooks, a laptop and more without it looking bulky when it is full. The shoulder straps are SUPER comfortable to wear when you are carrying a heavy load and this backpack also features a small exterior pocket for carrying smaller items. 


    Product Features At A Glance

    • 100% Polyester
    • Magnetic flap closure
    • 18" high
    • 11" wide
    • Shoulder strap length: 32"
    • Small exterior pocket


    This backpack is stylish, lightweight and is made from quality materials.  This backpack is also versatile.  Not only is it great as a backpack for school, but you can use it for other purposes.  



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    Another backpack that is a very popular with College students is called the North Face Women's Borealis Backpack.  


    The North Face Women's Borealis Backpack




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    The North Face Women's Borealis Backpack is the PERFECT college backpack for school according to many students.  It is designed with a women's frame in mind.  When this backpack is full it won't put a strain on your back or shoulders because of the padding on the shoulder straps and the back panel. 


    The main compartment is quite spacious with a padded laptop sleeve which will fit most 15 inch laptops.   The laptop compartment is padded on all sides with added padding on the bottom of the bag to protect your laptop when you place it on the floor.  

    The front compartment is designed with organizational compartments for storing smaller items which makes it easy to organize your school supplies and personal items.  It also has a fleece-lined tablet pocket.  



    Another brand of backpack for College students with a laptop compartment that comes highly recommended and is less expensive is called 'HotStyle.' These backpacks come in different sizes and styles and are also very sturdy, comfortable on your shoulders and the straps are easily adjustable and are padded for cushioned comfort. This backpack is spacious with separate compartments including a padded sleeve for carrying your laptop. 


      
    Vintage Canvas Backpack - HotStyle Waterpoof Travel Rucksack Fits 15.6 inch Laptop - Navy Review


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    The HotStyle 902s Classic Canvas Vintage Backpack is one that I particularly like because it is made of heavy canvas  which makes it a very sturdy bag.  The bottom of the bag is designed with a heavier material making the bag extra strong for carrying heavy books and the padded breathable shoulder straps allows for less pressure on your back making it easier to carry and these shoulder straps are adjustable.  




    It is also designed with a drawstring closure with a padded laptop compartment with a strap that is adjustable to secure your laptop.  This bag is super big so it will hold a lot of school necessities.  The laptop pocket will hold a PC up to 15.6 inches perfectly.  It comes in 4 different color combinations.




    This canvas vintage backpack's capacity is 24L and is of course great for school but is also suitable for camping, day trips, hiking and traveling


    Product Features At A Glance

    • Water resistant canvas surface and cotton polyester interior
    • High quality SBS branded zippers
    • Ergonomic padded and adjustable shoulder straps
    • Fully padded back panel
    • Back panel zipper allows a easy access to main compartment
    • Large main drawstring compartment
    • Front slip pocket 4"(W) x 6"(H) for portable charger
    • Internal padded sleeve fits most 15.6" laptop or binders
    • Interior front wall organizational pocket for cellphone and wallet
    • Top haul handle for grab-and-go carrying
    • Suede leather straps with magnetic snap closure


    Specifications
    • Fabric: Water Resistant Canvas
    • Dimensions: 18.1" x 11.8" x 6.0"
    • Capacity: 1600 cu in / 26 Liters
    • Loading weight limited: up to 26 lbs
    • Shoulder Straps: Adjust from 22.5" to 36"
    • Maximum Laptop Dimensions: 11"(W) x 16"(H) x 1"(D)
    • Weight: 1lbs 8oz








     

    Swiss Gear Lightweight Laptop Backpack with Tablet Pocket SA3183 Review



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    The SwissGear Laptop Computer Backpack with Secure Velco Strap Closure
    SA3183 in black and red is another backpack that you should take into consideration.  This backpack has a fully padded laptop compartment with secure velcro strap closure to keep your laptop safe while you are carrying it in your bag.  This backpack will fit up to a 17.5 inch laptop computer. 


    The airflow back system provides extra padding for comfort and support while the shoulder straps are ergonomically designed with added padding for comfort and control.  The shoulder straps are adjustable and have a sunglasses holder and cell phone pocket.




    The extra large zippered main compartment has an e-reader/tablet sleeve and a zippered organizer pocket.  


    It is also designed with two side water bottle pockets with elasticized mesh which expand to hold various water bottle sizes. 

    This backpack is very spacious so it will hold everything you will need to carry as a student and it is also very durable so it will last you a long time without falling apart.   This bag is also designed with a heavy duty carry handle making it easier for you to carry all your school essentials. 

     
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    This is just one of many backpacks available from SwissGear.  There are more laptop computer backpacks to choose from that come in different sizes and colors.






    High Sierra Swerve Backpack Review

     
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    Another backpack that you should have a look at is the High Sierra Swerve Backpack.  This backpack will hold everything you need to carry with a capacity of 1914.25 cubic inches.  



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    It has many compartments for organizing your things with a fully-padded computer sleeve which will fit most 17 inch laptops.  It is also designed with a CD/MP3 player with a headphone port, a pocket for holding your cell phone or PDA, and a removable key fob.  



    The S-shaped airflow shoulder straps come with thumb ring adjuster pulls, and with the ventilated Vapel mesh, this will help keep you cool.  It also has two mesh drink pouches.  This backpack comes in many different color combinations. 
     

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    Not only is this backpack suitable for college students for carrying all their school essentials because of the capacity of the bag, but it is also great as a carry-on for travel.  



    Product Features At A Glance
    • Fabric/Nylon
    • Multi-compartment design. CUSHION ZONE padded computer sleeve with back-access and framesheet; adds structure and protects most 17" (screen size) notebook computers (max. size: 15.5" x 10.75" x 1.8").
    • No.VALUE
    • Premium organizer compartment with multiple pockets and key fob. MP3 player pocket with headphone port
    • Easy-access hanging accessory pocket.  S-shaped, VAPEL mesh AIRFLOW padded shoulder straps with Suspension System, thumb ring pulls and integrated media/cell phone pocket. Comfortable, VAPEL mesh padded grab handle
    • Deluxe back panel with VAPEL mesh AIRFLOW padding keeps air circulating and your back dry. Adjustable side compression straps. Dual side mesh beverage compartments

    This backpack comes in TONS of colors and designs to choose from. 





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    The High Sierra Access backpack is yet another popular choice for college students when choosing a comfortable backpack for college.  



     High Sierra Access Backpack Review


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    High Sierra also makes the High Sierra Access Backpack which is also popular with college students and is designed with many compartments and lots of easy ways to access your things when you need them. 





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    It has a fully padded computer sleeve which fits most 17-inch notebook computers.  An easy-access deluxe media pocket which includes a headphone port to hold your cell phones, PDAs, and MP3 players.  It also has a mesh beverage compartment on the side for storing your drink.



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    This backpack is very comfortable as it features S-shaped shoulder straps with Vapel mesh Airflow padding. The straps work in conjunction with the built-in suspension system and adjustable sternum strap to distribute the weight evenly across your body.



    Product Features At A Glance
    • 100% Polyester
    • Imported
    • Large, multi-compartment design
    • Fully-padded CUSHION ZONE computer sleeve fits most 17" laptops
    • Integrated TECH SPOT tablet computer sleeve (12.5 x 11 x 0.75 in.)
    • Front compartment with convenient side access zipper
    • Tuck-away rain cover
    • Pockets: 1 interior slip, 5 exterior

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    Another backpack that would be suitable for a college student is called the High Sierra Tactic Backpack.  


    High Sierra Tactic Backpack Review



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    The High Sierra Tactic Backpack features a large multi-compartment design with multiple pockets to keep all your school gear secure and well organized.  

    It also features a fully-padded CUSHION ZONE computer sleeve which fits most 17" laptops (16 x 11 x 1.75 in.)  It also features a dedicated tablet sleeve.  




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    Padded S-shaped shoulder straps with a suspension system along with a padded back panel provide the comfort and support you will need when carrying heavy loads to class.

    This backpack also features a premium organizer with a key fobMultiple pockets including a zippered mesh pocket, pen pockets, lidded media pocket and key fob hook are perfect for keeping all of your smaller items secure.

    This backpack also comes with an integrated media pocket which is located on the shoulder strap. This is an ideal place for putting a cell phone or MP3 player for quick access. 

    The backpack in the picture that I have featured here is called 'Berry Blast/Razzmatazz/Lime/Mercury.'

     

    Product Features At A Glance 

    • Fabric/Polyester
    • Large, multi-compartment design
    • Fully-padded CUSHION ZONE computer sleeve fits most 17" laptops (16 x 11 x 1.75 in.)
    • Integrated TECH SPOT tablet computer sleeve (12.5 x 11 x 0.75 in.)
    • Premium multiple pocket organizer with key fob
    • Zippered accessory pocket
    • Mesh beverage pockets
    • Padded bottom panel

     

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    If you are looking for a backpack that is not only durable but is also spacious enough for carrying all your school gear, personal belongings, lunch and anything else you might need to take with you when you head off to class, then the High Sierra Tactic Backpack is another great choice for college students.




    More Things To Consider When Choosing A Backpack for College:

     
    1) Make sure that whatever backpack you choose that the shoulder straps are wide so that it helps to distribute the weight of their backpack evenly across both shoulders and also that the shoulder pads are padded.  This feature really helps in terms of level of comfort on your shoulders and preventing any injuries to their back.

    2) Depending on how many things your student will be carrying in their backpack,  they may want to consider a backpack with a waist-belt so that if they are carrying a heavy load the waist-belt will help distribute the weight around their body more evenly. 

    3) If you are planning to carry a laptop you need to make sure you choose a backpack that has a separate laptop sleeve or compartment for carrying a laptop. The laptop compartment comes in different sizes depending on which bag you choose so you need to take into consideration how big your laptop is and whether it will fit in the backpack that your choose.

    4) You also need to consider the size of the backpack in terms of how tall you are.  You don't want to buy a backpack that is too big if you have a small frame.  You have to be comfortable wearing your backpack. 

    5) You also want a backpack that is going to reflect your style.  Your College student will want a backpack that is not only comfortable on their shoulders and can accommodate all their stuff but they will also want it to be stylish. 

    6)  You want a backpack that has easy access to all the compartments when you need to take something out of your backpack.  This way your College student can stay organized and have their schools essentials at their finger tips when they need them.  

    Read consumer reports 'Backpack Buying Guide' for more advice on what to look for when deciding on which backpack to choose. 


    Jansport is another company that makes comfortable backpacks with a laptop compartment that are a very popular choice with college students and are very reasonably priced.  

    These backpacks are very durable and lightweight, have padded shoulder straps, an internal sleeve for storing your laptop, a main compartment and pockets for storing your cell phone, keys, school supplies and more.  These backpacks are both functional and fashionable all at the same time and of course very well-made.  They come in many styles and colors to choose from.


    JanSport Big Student Classics Series Daypack



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    According to students, the Jansport Big Student Classic Series Daypack is the BEST investment you will ever make in a backpack for College.  This backpack has it all.  If you are looking for a strong and sturdy backpack that you can use when you go off to college, then this backpack is your best bet.

    It is very STURDY and SPACIOUS inside with two large main compartments which are great for carrying things like heavy loads of textbooks, binders, notebooks, your laptop, and more.  


    Although this backpack does not come with a special sleeve or laptop compartment, there is plenty of room for carrying one with its....




     

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    I like the JanSport Run Around Backpack because it is very spacious and it has 2 large main compartments with a laptop sleeve and a large organizer built right into the bag.   

    You can store 4 to 5 text books, notebooks, a binder, notebook, calculator, tablet, computer, power cords and more.  The shoulder straps are curved and padded so that it will prevent extra strain on your back and shoulders while carrying all your school items.

    This backpack also has lots of smaller pockets for storing things like pens, school id, cell phone, money and more.  

    I think the best selling feature of this bag are the many compartments and pockets for carrying all your things and keeping you organized.  You can neatly organize all your school items and have them at your finger tips when you need them. And of course, there is a mesh holder for carrying your drink. 

    This bag is definitely worth considering.  It comes in 3 great colors.  The choice is yours.



    JanSport Big Student School Backpack (Blinded Blue) Review




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    The JanSport Big Student Classics Series Daypack is a large capacity backpack that will easily hold everything you will need to carry when you head off to college this fall with its  2100 cubic inch capacity.   It has two large main compartments for versatile storage.  If you are someone who will need to carry a heavy load of books they this backpack is very strong and [....]


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    Jansport Big Student Backpack in Lipstick Pink Tea Rose Ditzy Review


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    The Jansport Big Student Classics Series Daypack is both stylish and functional and a great choice for a College student. This large capacity backpack has two main compartments that will easily hold all your textbooks, notebooks, electronics and more.  

    This backpack is not designed with a laptop compartment,however there is more than enough room in this bag with its 2100 cubic inches of carrying space to put a laptop [...]    
                                                                                                                        
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    Another backpack that is popular with college students is called The North Face Women's Jester backpack.





    The North Face Women's Jester Backpack Review

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    The North Face Women's Jester backpack is specifically designed with women in mind.  This backpack features two large zip compartments.  The secondary compartment has internal organization with a secure zippered pocket, a velcro pocket and a pen pocket. 

    This backpack has a floating padded laptop sleeve which is in the main compartment of the backpack.  This padded sleeve will protect your laptop from bumps and falls if it hits the ground accidentally.  This laptop compartment will fit a 15 inch laptop computer [.....]
                                                                                                     
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    These are just a few of my favorites.  There are many other brands of comfortable backpacks for college students that have a laptop sleeves to choose from.  It really depends on what your child is looking for and how much they are planning to carry in their backpack.  This determines which size or capacity of backpack they will require.  

    As you can see there are many factors that you need to take into consideration when choosing the right backpack with a laptop compartment for your student. 

    Take some time and read the reviews from other customers to help you decide which backpack would be most comfortable and the right size for your child to hold all their  school essentials when they head off to college this fall. 



     




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