Computer specs


Most students will look at laptops, and should be aiming for at least 16GB of RAM and 250GB of hard-drive space. That said, you should maximize those as your budget allows (buy the biggest HD/most RAM you can afford).

Additionally, it’s a good idea to plan on some extra money for:


As for software, the main tools we use here are the Adobe Creative Cloud suite ( which offers student pricing for access to all of Adobe’s applications.