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Back-to-school guide

It’s that time of year again — back-to-school season is here. And as students say goodbye to summer while they gear up for a new year of studies ahead, schedules shift, free time becomes more limited and the days are shorter, too. Life for students — and parents — gets back to a certain rhythm.

When it comes to going back into the classroom, there are different and new challenges teachers and students face, but one thing remains the same every fall: A new year means new gear.

What new gadgets have hit the market to make this semesters go smoothly, or more importantly, be successful?

We know getting back into the academic groove can sometimes be a challenge after a long summer, and we’re here to help. We’ve created this guide with the must-have back-to-school items for parents, students and teachers alike.

Samsung Galaxy S23

If you’re thinking of getting a new phone, think no further than the Samsung Galaxy S23.

This phone has it all – crystal-clear 50 MP camera with advanced Nightography and powerful processing performance. Plus, it’s made with with eco-friendly and sustainable materials. Find out how to get one for free – YES, free. Check out the full list of devices discounted for a limited time here.

If you’re questioning whether your kids are ready for their first phone, we’ve got some answers here.

Hershel Bookbag

One of the most classic back-to-school items is a bookbag, and you cannot get any more classic than theHerschel brand. With many styles to choose from, these iconic and durable bags will help get everyone in the right frame of mind for the first day of class. Check out the hundreds of options to get the right one for you.

iPad Pro 12.9 inch

This device was made for everyday learning – in the classroom and at home. Compact, easy to carry, powerful and stylish, the iPad has become ubiquitous in schools. But you don’t have to be a student to enjoy and utilize this helpful learning tool.

Keurig K-Mini Plus Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker

For students starting dorm life (or for teachers constantly in need of a pick-me-up), look no further than the Keurig K-Mini. Start the morning or even afternoon off right with the perfect cup of coffee, served just the way you like it.

Hydro Flask with Straw Lid

When your routine has changed, it’s easy to forget self-care, but everyone needs to stay hydrated. With the stylish Hydro Flask, you’ll never forget your daily eight cups again. This “flask” will help keep you hydrated and alert all day long.

Frank Lloyd Wright Designs Greeting Cards

Going away for school? Keep in touch with friends and loved ones back home the old-fashioned way – through the mail. With these modern, colorful cards you can tell anyone how much you care – in style. There’s something so personal about a greeting card and they are amazing keepsakes, too.

Here's how to find even more back-to-school deals.

The information included within this article is AT&T-sponsored content written by Robbie Imes, a Currently Media editorial contributor. The statements in this article do not necessarily reflect the positions, strategies or opinions of AT&T.