It has an i7 1.83Ghz processor, Nividia Geoforce GT 330M graphics card(1024MB), 4GB RAM, 16" screen, battery life is a bit under 2 hours, mainly due to the processor, 500GB hard drive. I tried to talk the guy down more but because it was already reduced he wouldn't go any lower, that and that is about what the staff pay for it anyway.
Doesn't really bother me, I talk to him on MSN and facebook most days anyway.
Your sister will adjust, just try to stay in touch with her.
Yeah, still going to change my preferences when my marks come out to try and get into Pharmacy since Law is just my fallback.