questionsamazon student prime members, did you know you…

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Good deal. Now, if only I were still a student :/

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i think you can renew at the $39 price for up to 4 years.

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The Amazon Student App looks OK.
http://www.amazon.com/Amazon-com-Amazon-Student/dp/B006JD61P0/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1339716907&sr=8-2#productPromotions
Product Features

Scan a barcode to check and compare prices instantly for textbooks and more from anywhere
Sell your used stuff and turn it into Amazon.com Gift Cards
Get free Two-Day Shipping for six months when you join Amazon Student

You also get $1 in MP3 downloads.
I was going to post it as a deal, but it is always free so I didn't want to spam.

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@okham: Crazy thing about Amazon is that you can change all your info after you register.
So, for example, a person "borrowed" a friends .edu email address for 15 minutes. That person could theoretically sign-up for Amazon Student either Free or a Reduced Rate.
That same person could then hypothetically log into their Amazon Profile and change their User Name, Password, E-mail address, Payment Method.
However, that would be wrong.

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Hm, the terms and conditions surrounding student membership are unclear if the price is supposed to be for 4 years as long as you're a student when you initially sign up or if it is good for 4 years or until you graduate. The terms and conditions say they can request proof of enrollment and revoke membership if they find you aren't an active student (and request reimbursement for shipping charges). I highly doubt they would ever do that, but it should be made clear if they mean that for when you initially sign up or if it applies when you renew.

Nonetheless, mine says it will still renew at $39 and I graduated in 2011...so...cool!

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This is disappointing, I thought that going to grad school meant I got Prime Student for Longer :(

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Thanks for the information! I'm getting close to finishing my first year of the $39/year reduced student rate. I wondered what I should do since my year was nearly up and couldn't find anywhere that said I could get another year for that price.

That answers a lot of my questions!

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441 orders last year and 94 so far this year, and you were hoping they'd believe you when you said you didn't think it was worth it? They'd take 3 minutes and run an analytic on your purchases and carve out anything under $25 and calculate the shipping on it, show you the savings and tell you to shove it. haha.

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I don't think it's mentioned- but under Amazon Student Prime you do not get access to streaming or the Kindle lending library (if you have a Kindle). If this has changed, I don't know about it!

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@agingdragqueen: You do get access as long as you're not in your "Free" year. Once you start paying the $39, you get access to the streaming. Not positive on the kindle lending library, cause I don't own a kindle.

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@meh3884: you do get access to the Kindle lending library. I do not use it because one book a month is horrible. Hopefully the publishers will trust users more

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I signed up in 2010 and received my free year. It renewed at the $39 rate. I pulled up my credit card statement today and see that it renewed again 2 days ago, but at the full $79. I went to my student membership page and it says that my student membership "expired" 2 days ago (same day my prime renewed) and I have to submit proof that I'm still a student. I sent them a PDF of my tuition bill printed from the school's website. Hopefully they'll take it since the school doesn't send hard copies [of schedules and tuition bills] anymore. The page said it could take 2-3 days for verify and issue a refund.