How to Convince Your Parents to Buy You a Mac

Convincing your parents that you're ready for the responsibility of a macbook can be tricky, especially if they answer with things such as "You can use my laptop!" Or "We already have the family desktop!". Whatever style of laptop it is, the air, the pro or the macbook this guide will teach you how to get yourself a sweet new macbook!

Steps

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    Figure out your situation first. Do you already have a Mac? If so then they will not want to pay for another one. Do your parents have PCs that are constantly slow for your use? Make sure that your reasons will mean something.
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    Understand that they might think you are too young. For example, if you wanted one in 3rd grade versus 6th.
    • Maybe convince them to get one at the beginning of 6th grade because you will have more papers to write and things to research.
    • Tell them Macs are more reliable and have a much lesser chance of getting viruses than Windows.
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    Show them that you are responsible and that you know how to take care of your things.
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    If your school has all Macs tell them that you need a Mac so that your documents can be compatible.
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    Have your parents talk to your school computer technician or teacher. See what they have to say.
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    Tell them the reasons for needing/wanting a Mac.
    • I will have a lot of papers to write and more things to research and you will not want me hogging your computer.
    • I can put all my documents on it. You will not have to have my documents clogging up your space on your computer.
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    Ask them if you can help pay for it out of your savings.
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    Show them you are ready to get your own a computer.

Tips

  • Take care of your Mac well if you receive it to show your parents that it truly means a lot to you.
  • Show your responsible. Do extra chores. Be nice.

Warnings

  • Do not annoy them to the point where they will not hear you talk about it anymore.
  • Your parents might not want to buy one because of the high prices.

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Categories: Mac