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Any hacks to get a student email address for Amazon Prime?

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Any hacks to get a student email address for Amazon Prime?

Does anyone have any hacks to generate a student email address to use for Amazon Prime? There are lots of methods for edu emails on slickdeals, but nothing in Canada
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No, you need to have an educational email account, but technically you don't use it as your main account.


So if you pay a student to borrow their email, it could work, but I don't know. Do you have any friends or family who are in post secondary school?
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what makes prime for student better than regular?
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misterlamed wrote:
Nov 19th, 2017 3:41 pm
what makes prime for student better than regular?
The free trial for students is 6 months instead of the usual 30 days.
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Easy - go back to school
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superfresh89 wrote:
Nov 19th, 2017 3:43 pm
The free trial for students is 6 months instead of the usual 30 days.
I see but the perks the same?
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misterlamed wrote:
Nov 19th, 2017 4:13 pm
I see but the perks the same?
Same perks for $39.
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bartium wrote:
Nov 19th, 2017 4:04 pm
Easy - go back to school
Spend 50K+ in tuition to get 6 months free LOL. Must be a minimum of $1000 order per day haha
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FYI. Student membership doesn’t get Amazon Family discount.
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kenvin100 wrote:
Nov 19th, 2017 4:21 pm
Spend 50K+ in tuition to get 6 months free LOL. Must be a minimum of $1000 order per day haha
4 years of university in Canada is nowhere near 50K. Try 20-25.
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I used my old school email account.
I haven't been a student for 4 years now, but the account is still active. It also worked to get the Spotify Student account too :)

As far as I know, theres now way around of making a fake email address with the school.
Perhaps a friend can give theirs?
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I would assume you can sign up for a class then submit a refund request within their window and have it refunded. Many schools give email addresses upon enrollment (as you need to have one for their online classes). I cannot help further because I do not think what you are doing is right, but there are many schools that operate this way now that email is free for them with Office365/Gmail.
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kenvin100 wrote:
Nov 19th, 2017 4:21 pm
Spend 50K+ in tuition to get 6 months free LOL. Must be a minimum of $1000 order per day haha
Not necessarily. I got a student email by signing up for continuing ed classes which is like under $1000 and possibly supplemented by work.
I can't get it to work properly, which is another story, but I got the UTORid.

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