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    Students: Free Amazon Prime!!

    First of all, I want to say I love Amazon Prime. I already have an account, and get free 2-day shipping, which rocks. You can also get $3.99 one-day shipping.

    Now, I see that students with a current .edu email address can get this for a year...free! It's normally $79/year. Graduate students qualify, too.

    Here's the link:

    Amazon Student

    Supposedly, if you already had a Prime account, you will be refunded a pro-rated amount, too.


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    Re: Students: Free Amazon Prime!!

    Does it work with Staff with a .edu address?



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    Re: Students: Free Amazon Prime!!

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Does it work with Staff with a .edu address?
    Only students...sorry.


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    Re: Students: Free Amazon Prime!!

    We got it last Christmas and actually pay for it, well worth it IMO! Anything I need that I can buy and get in two days with out leaving my house is purchased online! Great deal!



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    Re: Students: Free Amazon Prime!!

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Does it work with Staff with a .edu address?
    Technically its only supposed to be for students, but im guessing it will *work* for anyone with a .edu address. Theres always the small risk they come and ask you to prove you're a student, but the likelihood is pretty low if other things like this are any indication (microsoft's big discounts on office\windows, for example)



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    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Technically its only supposed to be for students, but im guessing it will *work* for anyone with a .edu address. Theres always the small risk they come and ask you to prove you're a student, but the likelihood is pretty low if other things like this are any indication (microsoft's big discounts on office\windows, for example)
    Could be, but apparently there's a database that they can check this against.


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    Re: Students: Free Amazon Prime!!

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    First of all, I want to say I love Amazon Prime. I already have an account, and get free 2-day shipping, which rocks. You can also get $3.99 one-day shipping.

    Now, I see that students with a current .edu email address can get this for a year...free! It's normally $79/year. Graduate students qualify, too.

    Here's the link:

    Amazon Student

    Supposedly, if you already had a Prime account, you will be refunded a pro-rated amount, too.
    Awesome! I love Amazon and now I can get free two day shipping! Thanks for letting us know!!!


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    Re: Students: Free Amazon Prime!!

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Could be, but apparently there's a database that they can check this against.
    Unless amazon has worked out a deal with every single institution with a .edu domain for their student email lists, i doubt they'd be able to automatically check. They could manually go on to the ISU directory and find it, but are they really going to manually check thousands upon thousands of addresses?

    (fwiw, im already on a shared family prime acct)



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    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Unless amazon has worked out a deal with every single institution with a .edu domain for their student email lists, i doubt they'd be able to automatically check. They could manually go on to the ISU directory and find it, but are they really going to manually check thousands upon thousands of addresses?

    (fwiw, im already on a shared family prime acct)
    You're probably right, but I don't want to bear any responsibility for any fraud that may happen!


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    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    You're probably right, but I don't want to bear any responsibility for any fraud that may happen!
    if they catch you all they're going to do is make you pay the $79 fee


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    Quote Originally Posted by chewbocka View Post
    if they catch you all they're going to do is make you pay the $79 fee
    According to their terms/conditions, they would make you pay any shipping you would have had to pay, too.


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    Re: Students: Free Amazon Prime!!

    Do you think it will work for a recent grad? Someone who still has an active .edu student account?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones423 View Post
    Do you think it will work for a recent grad? Someone who still has an active .edu student account?
    It would work, but technically be against their terms/conditions.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones423 View Post
    Do you think it will work for a recent grad? Someone who still has an active .edu student account?
    It works...just got two packages sent with prime. Graduated in May.



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    Thanks for the tip...great deal!



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