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Best Backpacks for High School: Buy Quality and Save Money

Updated on September 2, 2015

Best Backpacks for High School and Other Students

 Best backpacks for high school can be overloaded and be too heavy. Jaimie Duplass;
Best backpacks for high school can be overloaded and be too heavy. Jaimie Duplass;

Is it really THAT important to get a quality backpack for high school?

YES! If you want to save money, it is REALLY that important!

Student backpacks can be one of the most expensive items you will purchase. If you're looking to save a few bucks on the best backpacks for high school, then this is NOT the article for you. If, however, you are wanting to but a quality backpack, then read on.

Some of the oldest wisdom says that you get what you pay for. Well, when it comes to the best backpacks for high school, this is absolutely true.

Don't Buy Cheap, Promotional Backpacks

Every year, there are certain manufacturers who flood the market with backpacks that they think the kids will want. These types of cheaply made backpacks will display the latest cartoon character or pop music band. You know the only reason some of these manufacturers are making these cheap backpacks is because they know that when a kid sees it, they will want it. Kids do not care about the quality of a backpack - at least until it falls apart and becomes useless. Buy a cheap backpack and expect to buy at least one or two more before the school year is out.

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Best backpacks for high school cost a bit more

Spend More, Pay Less

Again, if you get what you pay for then it just makes sense to buy quality merchandise. In the long run, this is going to save you money. These days, with folks like, buying the best quality merchandise is much easier. Just take a look at the prices on the backpacks above.

You can get a quality JanSport® backpack for just a few dollars. JanSport® backpacks are some of the best made on the planet. I still have the JanSport® backpack I used in college over 30 years ago - and I still use it today! I don't think you're gonna see many SpongeBob or Hello Kitty backpacks after a year or two.

Do backpacks for school really hurt: VIDEO here


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      glassvisage 7 years ago from Northern California

      I think that you hit all of the points with this Hub. The weight, the way it fits on the child's body, and the style of the backpack is very important. Great for the beginning of the school year! I just got a rolling backpack and can't believe I've never had one before!