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Spotify.com offers a Spotify Premium Subscription for College Students for $4.99. Offer is valid for college studuents only. Thanks superkoot

Note, subscription will automatically renew at a rate of $4.99 per month; however, customers may change or cancel at any time. Refer to the forum thread for additional information

Featured User's Comment: In order to verify that you are a Qualifying Student, Spotify may receive your Qualifying Information, share such information with SheerID, Inc., and receive confirmation of your student status from SheerID, Inc. We reserve the right to determine if you are a Qualifying Student in our sole discretion. Spotify will store your name, educational institution name and date of birth. - sjmike
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A pretty sweet deal for college students. Especially with the price bump from Pandora. It appears that they may actually check your student status instead of simple registration with .edu. Great addition to the amazon student deals as well.


https://www.spotify.com/us/student/



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Last Edited by namlook May 12, 2014 at 11:32 PM
* Spotify® 60-Days Free Trial Offer Terms and Conditions apply. Users who have subscribed to the Premium or Unlimited service or who have taken a trial are ineligible for this offer.

They will ask for credit card info., use an old Visa/MC gift card with a zero balance...

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rdio also does this in case anyone is wondering https://www.rdio.com/account/discount/
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Why should students get special pricing? I never understood this.
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Why should students get special pricing? I never understood this.
Because we're poor Frown
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Why should students get special pricing? I never understood this.
Because they're poor. Frown
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Why should students get special pricing? I never understood this.
Because it's hard to afford nice things when you're not (ostensibly) working (or working a decent number of hours)?
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Does this just require an .edu email?
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What's the verification process?
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Anyone know a way to beat the verification system (sheerID?) I am a university employee, and it still didn't accept my credentials.
You're not a student. Why should you get student pricing?

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Why should students get special pricing? I never understood this.
You've never been a student who had to pay their own way through school and work absurd hours just to afford Ramen noodles, have you?

Education is vital the the success of society; companies offering motivated individuals a little break on something to help them keep their sanity is both good business (subscribers they might not have had otherwise) and a nice gesture for people who could definitely use a break.
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It's called target marketing
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You're not a student. Why should you get student pricing?



You've never been a student who had to pay their own way through school and work absurd hours just to afford Ramen noodles, have you?

Education is vital the the success of society; companies offering motivated individuals a little break on something to help them keep their sanity is both good business (subscribers they might not have had otherwise) and a nice gesture for people who could definitely use a break.
I never ate Ramen noodles in college.
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rdio also does this in case anyone is wondering https://www.rdio.com/account/discount/
Except that they (RDIO) want a social security number. The risk is not worth the discount.

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Why should students get special pricing? I never understood this.
They most likely can't afford the product at the usual price right now, but should be able to in a few years. Get them hooked now and they're unlikely to cancel once they can afford full price. It's similar to the free trial, but more spread out.
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goodness ! Their verification process is tough
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