See I was thinking mac because its very mobile and the battery life is crazy good pcs arent normally like that and im getting $1k scholarship and i got some of my own money for a new laptop
Macs are great computer, no doubt! And you have your heart set on it. Go for it!
I have a friend who has both a Mac as well as a Dell laptop. He is very happy with his Mac, and is gifting me the Dell 630.
Since you really want a Mac, go for it!