Best perks, discounts and freebies for college students in 2021
Even with a pandemic raging and student costs continually rising, there's still a bit of good news: College students qualify for discounts -- some of them significant -- on a variety of services and products.
Just by proving you're currently enrolled in school, for example, you become eligible for deals on Microsoft's Office suite, Spotify and Hulu subscriptions and Amazon Prime if you register with an .edu email account or through a validation service such as SheerID or Unidays.
Beyond the deals listed below, your school's housing department may offer certain streaming services at no additional charge, and your student bookstore could have further discounts on devices and software. For more information, be sure to check out our suggestions for the best apps for college students to save money and time and the best student credit cards.
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Student discounts on entertainment
These popular music and video streaming services give you breaks on subscriptions.
Student discounts on money management
If there's one thing most students could use a hand with, it's managing money.
Student discounts on apps and software
While you may be able to get software at a discount through your school's bookstore, you won't do any better than free.
Student discounts on shopping and tech
From Amazon to Groupon, you can save up to 50% on services and devices.
Read more: All the latest coupons from Amazon, Best Buy, Groupon, Lenovo and Microsoft.
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