Before you purchase a laptop or desktop computer, we recommend you to examine how
you will use it. Your work habits, possible fields of study and interests should shape
your decision. Students need to verify if their first and second year courses will
require the use of Examplify. If yes, then your new computer decision must be driven
by the Examplify requirements section below. To best ensure you will be able to take
Examplify exams, click on the Examplify 'Minimum System Requirements' link.
Decide between a Mac or a Windows system. The platform should match your interests.
In general, both will work on PCOM’s Network. Many of the major vendors, such as Apple,
Dell, Lenovo and HP offer discounts to students.
Tablets such as iPads may not support every system or program so we recommend using
them as a supplement, rather than a replacement, for a traditional laptops and computers.