Mac computers and laptops are pretty expensive, here are some tips how to buy them cheaper:
- buy refurbished from apple (basically you buy second hand with warranty, usually they looks as new because they change all the covers) // -20-30% discounts
- second hand from local after-market (kiki, ebay, leboncoin etc) (main issue here is warranty, the best is to buy from somebody you know) // -30-50% discounts
- buy from apple student discount (find a friend who has student email and ask him to buy form you) // around 250 usd / eu discount
p.s. my personal experiences
my first MBP i got second hand from a guy that i worked with, and never regretted. I got around 50% discount and it lasted me for 2-3 years.