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5 Outstanding Student Discount Deals

In 2022, the average student loan debt balance surged past $37,000. Students now find themselves in a challenging situation, trying to balance budgeting while also carving out some free time amidst their busy exam schedules. To help ease the financial strain, here are five easy student discounts to immediately reduce expenses on subscriptions that students are probably already using.

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Many companies offer student discounts to build brand loyalty early in a student’s life, hoping they will continue to be customers even after graduation.

Related: Sam’s Club Membership Deal for only $24.99, plus a $20 travel card.

These deals were selected based on the criterion of balancing the service’s popularity with the discounts and total savings offered through student discounts.

Don’t Miss these Discounts

1. Amazon Prime Student

Amazon Prime Student Discount

Being such a big company, Amazon is able to offer amazing perks are a low price. Prime offers perks like member-exclusive deals, discounts at Whole Foods, and early Lightning Deal access. You can also save big on streaming TV shows, movies, and music. Lesser known perks include unlimited photo storage and the convenience of trying on clothes at home before purchasing.

There are also Prime Student exclusive offers: a Kindle 2-month free trial, discounts on textbook rentals, and more.

Free Trial Period: 180 days (6 months)

Cost: $7.49/mo.

2. Walmart+

Walmart+ Free Trial

College and grad students can grab a W+ membership at only $6.47/month or $49/year—50% off! Offer ends 9/7/23. Update: It appears Walmart took this offer down but look for another one to show up soon!. Walmart+ offers fantastic benefits, including free shipping with no minimum order, a 10-cent-per-gallon gas discount, and complimentary grocery delivery from your nearby store.

Free Trial Period: 30 days

Cost: $6.47/mo. or $49/yr.

3. Hulu+

Hulu Student Discount

Both new and current subscribers are eligible to sign up for Hulu’s student discount. First, access your Hulu account and select “SIGN UP NOW” on this page to activate student discount rates. This discount only applies to the stand alone Hulu subscription and not the Disney+ bundle.

Free Trial Period: None

Cost per month: $1.99

4. Paramount+

Students are able to snag a 25% percent discount on either ad tier plan. Click the link and go to the bottom of the page, choose the option that says, “Are you a student? Get a 25% discount”. The monthly cost for a ad-supported tier is $4.50/mo. and the cost for the ad-free tier is $9/mo. In order to qualify, you will need to submit name, birthday, and what university you attend. SheerID will match the data you present to their database. With Paramount+, you will get access to thousands of movies and tv shows. Also, you will have immediate access to live sports.

Free Trial Period: 7 days

Cost: $4.50/mo.

5. Peacock TV

Students are able to pick up Peacock for $1.99 rather than the regular price of $5.99. Peacock provides access to new movies, hit TV shows, and dedicated channels like NBC Sports, all while offering an extensive library of kids’ content and Spanish-language programming from Telemundo. Plus, it features live sports coverage, including Sunday Night Football and Premier League games. Also using SheerID, this allows the student’s information to be verified instantly.

Free Trial Period: None

Cost: $1.99/mo.

Bonus Offer: Microsoft Office – Lifetime License

Microsoft Office

For a limited time get a lifetime license of Microsoft Office for only $39.99.

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