Posts published on September 7, 2018
BY LORRAINE McKINNEY
Students have to pay for books, housing, tuition, and other fees while attending college. You can get a break, though, with your .edu address. Many companies offer discounts and other promotions to students with a .edu address. Here is a list of ten discounts you can receive with your student email address.
- Amazon Prime
You can receive Amazon Prime at a discount with your .edu address. Amazon Prime starts with a free six month trial and then you will pay a discounted rate. Amazon prime includes two day free shipping, access to online videos and television shows, and access to streaming music. Use the free shipping to stock your dorm room with cool electronics and other fun items.
- New York Times
They offer student rates as long as you hold your .edu address. You can get unlimited access to their online accounts including apps, archives, and puzzles. They also offer home delivery for a slight price increase. Keep up with the latest news from around the world, a world class crossword puzzle, and other interactive accessories.
- The Wall Street Journal
You can receive unlimited access to WSJ.com with a discounted rate. The website includes articles, podcasts, and newsletters. They also offer a benefits program with unique events, offers, and experiences. Business majors should realize what a great investment this is. Impress your professors with this discounted app.
- Top Shop
Students receive a 10% year round discount when you sign up online at their website. Students should not forget about coupons. They are a great way to save money. You can find coupons online at Couponsmonk and other online websites. So look your best while attending classes.
Spotify is offering a two for one deal with Hulu. Students can get both apps for less than a regular Spotify subscription. So you will be able to keep up with your shows and tunes during your downtime.
- Pottery Barn
This site offers 15% off a onetime purchase with a valid student email. You can fill your dorm room with accessories, sheets, and blankets. They also offer bedding bundles and free shipping.
Overstock offers you a Club O membership for free. This includes free shipping, 5% rewards dollars, extra rewards, and dining discounts. Furnish your dorm room with with quality, inexpensive furniture and accessories.
- Dell Computers
Dell offers students a $100 promotional gift card off of purchases from $499 and up. They also offer a price match guarantee and a loyalty program. In the loyalty program students can get up to 6% back and free shipping. You just need a .edu address to sign up for this offer. You can keep up to date with the latest electronics.
- Sam’s Club
Students receive a $15 gift card when you use your .edu address to purchase a Sam’s Club membership. You can stock up on your dorm necessities.
Student receive 15% off business cards and other merchandise on their website. Moo offers business cards, stickers, postcards, and flyers. So if you are getting ready to graduate and go out into the job market, be prepared with business cards you can hand out to future employers.
These are just ten of the many offers available to students with their .edu address. Look around the web for other exciting discounts for electronics, food, clothing, and more. Most local museums and movie theaters offer student discounts. You can also receive a discount on food and travel. Do your research and save some money in the near future.
Lorraine McKinney is an academic tutor and elearning specialist.