It’s crunch time. Whether your child is heading off to college, high school, or hasn’t even hit puberty, chances are Junior wants a laptop to use in his pursuit of knowledge this fall. (Oh, and don’t forget Facebook and YouTube.) Check out our quick buying tips and the video below before you set foot into Best Buy or stroll the virtual aisles of Amazon. Then read our cream-of-the-crop netbook and notebook selections below in every price range so you can buy with the surefire confidence you had back when you were a senior.