Back-to-school

10 Gym Bags to EDC Back to School

Heading back to school, your schedule is probably packed full of activities. Between class, extra-curriculars, and hobbies, for many of you there’s also the matter of sneaking in some fitness and health activities into your schedule. But try as they might, a lot of EDC bags just aren’t built to carry a full day’s load and an extra change of clothes, too—we’re sure you’d prefer not mixing in your dirty laundry with the rest of your gear. We’re here to help with this list of 10 EDC bags fit for class, the office, the gym, and beyond. By pairing tough construction with thoughtful features built for an active lifestyle, these bags help bridge the gap between work and play.

8 Back to School Pens and Pencils to EDC

Although laptops in the classroom are quickly becoming the norm, an EDCer stays prepared with a pen in pocket just in case. When it comes time to jot down notes, plan your schedule, or tackle some homework, having a pen you enjoy can help you ease back into the school year a little more smoothly. This year has seen some great updates for popular pens, so in this round-up we’re showcasing the best you can carry in and out of school.

10 Tech Essentials to EDC Back to School

A typical school EDC might have more devices with batteries in it than notebooks, which is why it’s just as important to make sure you have everything you need to get through the day with just the gear in your backpack. Whether you’re looking for ways to keep your files safe or just want to blow off some steam between classes, we have a few suggestions as to what tech you should be relying on.

10 Laptop Bags to EDC Back to School 2019

Between making your class schedule, dealing with financial aid, and getting ripped off by textbook publishers, going back to school can be a stressful time for many students. Whether you’re a freshman at a new school or you’re getting ready to graduate, the last thing you need is added stress. Every student seems to EDC a laptop for writing papers and submiting assignments, which means that you should get a decent bag to protect it. We’ve picked a few that can protect your laptop along with any other essentials you might need throughout the day, all without looking out of place on campus. From high-tech backpacks to messengers for a commute to all-weather options, we've got your back to school covered.

The Best EDC Backpacks for School 2018

It's never too early to start preparing for what's ahead, and with summer coming to a close for a lot of people that means it's time to go back to school. The perfect school bag can be hard to find as there are tons of options out there and everyone needs something a little different. That said, there are a few key aspects of a bag that are worth looking for. Textbooks and laptops aren't exactly light, so getting a bag that's comfortable to carry around is an obvious must-have. Similarly, those items aren't cheap so a bag tough enough to protect your gear from a passing storm should also be a priority. Whether you're going to be commuting to class everyday after work or walking across campus after a long night out, a good backpack can help make sure you always have what you need without slowing you down. We took the time to put together a list of some of the versatile backpacks that should fit your needs.

10 Laptop Bags to Everyday Carry Back to School in 2017

No one likes saying goodbye to summer, but getting ready for the coming school year means one thing: new gear. On top of the usual essentials like pens, notebooks, and textbooks that you’ll find on supply lists, many students find themselves also needing a good laptop to get things done. And if you’re going to be adding one to your EDC, it's a good idea to get a backpack that was designed to protect that huge investment. You want something that’s sturdy enough to deal with the everyday grind of school (and possibly some inclement weather), without sacrificing a lightweight design and comfortable build. It can be hard to find the perfect bag but don’t worry, we’ve got your back. In this updated guide we’ll go over a few A+ bags that will make getting to class a little easier for you.

10 Laptop Bags to Everyday Carry Back to School

It’s that time of year again. Summer is over and school's starting back up. That means writing papers, online assignments, and probably more Netflix than you’d care to admit.

Whether you’re commuting to class or staying on campus, you’re going to need to invest in a solid laptop to get things done. Which means that it may be a smart idea to get a backpack that will not only carry your laptop, but also protect that investment.

Textbooks aren’t cheap, and neither are laptops. If you’re looking for a bag that will make your trips to class just a little easier, these are all great options.

The Best Everyday Carry Pens for School and Work

We know how it goes. You’ve used up those student loans on ridiculously overpriced textbooks and now you're left with next to nothing for your actual school supplies. But to really excel in class, nothing beats tried-and-true pen and paper. Studies show handwritten notes help you remember things better, after all. 

So if you’re serious about starting this school year strong, pick up your next favorite pen from this guide—even if you’re on an instant ramen budget. You’ll find a pen that easily pulls double duty whether you're in class or out and about. If you’re left handed, tough on your pens, or simply just like that feeling of pen to paper, we've got you covered.