No shade, but it’s time to stop mooching off your parents’ Amazon Prime — here’s why

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Look, we’re not here to be the password police. Sharing subscription logins is pretty routine these days, so no shame. But if you’re a student and you’re still using your parents’ Amazon Prime account, there’s a really good reason to stop. Amazon Prime Student is actually kind of better.

Yes, though it may come as a surprise, there is a Prime subscription just for students. Because Amazon knows #collegestudentproblems are real, the Amazon Prime Student membership is not only less expensive than a regular Prime membership, but it also comes with more perks. Read on below to learn all about them.

Will I still get fast Prime shipping?

Yes. The reason we all know and love Prime? Free two-day shipping, of course. So that doesn’t go away when you switch to an Amazon Prime Student account. You’ll still be able to get everything from books and beauty products to sneakers and school supplies fast and in a hurry when you need them.

What are the other perks?

In addition to fast, free shipping on tons of items, the Amazon Prime Student membership comes with tons of other benefits. Here’s a quick rundown:

Believe it or not, the list above is just some of the perks that come with an Amazon Prime student account. Oh yeah, there are more! You can see the full list here.

Sign up for Amazon Prime Student now.

Okay, how much is it?

Are you ready for this? Right now, you can start your Amazon Prime Student trial completely free — yes, free! — for six months.

After that, you’ll get free shipping on thousands of products, plus all the perks listed above, for just $6.49 per month. Just let that sink in. Chances are you pay more than that on a single large latte or fancy salad for lunch. So yeah, the Amazon Prime Student membership is a total deal.

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