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Amazon Prime for students entertains, saves on textbooks

Back to school is rapidly approaching and students need to understand the choices they have for buying textbooks.
Back to school is rapidly approaching and students need to understand the choices they have for buying textbooks.
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Students entering college in the fall will face two hardships. One is the high cost of textbooks and the other is the need for entertainment. Amazon has developed a special version of their popular Amazon Prime just for students. The student version is much richer in benefits than the regular program as it has a 6-month free trial period. During this period members receive exclusive deals, free two-day shipping on books and a $10 credit for every student they sign up for the program.

After the first six months Student Prime works like the regular Amazon Prime except it is discounted by 50% while still offering the $10 credit for signing up others.

Prime benefits include the ability to borrow free Kindle books, unlimited instant streaming of more than 41,000 movies and television episodes and over a million songs and hundreds of playlists that are delivered ad-free.

Having Amazon’s Kindle is not a requirement for borrowing the Kindle books as students can download a free e-reader from Amazon for use on any tablet, Apple, or PC.

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