Originally Posted by piper28
Apple hasn't actually had real big discounts for education in a long time, like a decade or two. I think our discounts on an imac is about $100 off the retail pricing. Ironically, they still have the reputation of doing big discounts for education, because everyone remembers that that's how mac got big the first time around. But I definitely still run into people that expect that apple products are going to be cheaper because we're at an educational institution.
The people who were in school and used mostly Apple IIs and Macs are now the ones that make the purchasing decisions for a lot of institutions.
You still see a lot of Apple products in education and such, but mostly PCs in the business world.