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Amazon Prime for students entertains, saves on 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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