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Best Sites for Student Discounts

Discounts for Students

College is expensive enough, why not take advantage of the student discounts offered? These are easy to gift to your student.  Since I’ll be starting grad school in the fall, I’ve wasted no time in taking my .edu email for a test drive. You’ll need one in most cases to be verified for eligibility to receive the discounts. Here are a few of my favorites. Amazon Prime for Students I had quite a few books to order for my MFA in Creative Writing – talk about a long reading list – the prices on Amazon were very competitive and the free two-day…



Servicing Issues May Hamper US Student Loan Forgiveness for Thousands

FILE PHOTO - A graduate's mortar board hat is pictured during a commencement for Medgar Evers College in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, New York, U.S. June 8, 2017.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nurses, teachers and other public-sector workers expecting their outstanding student loans to soon disappear under a U.S. debt-forgiveness program could be in for a surprise, with a government report on Thursday showing loan servicers may have mishandled the process for many borrowers. President Donald…

Irregular Sleep Tied to Worse Grades

irregular sleep

By Marilynn Larkin (Reuters Health) – College students who go to sleep and wake up at different times during the week may be harming their academic performance, according to a U.S. study. Consistency – going to bed and waking up at about the same time every day, weekends included –…

Harvard Rescinds 10 Acceptances Over Obscene Posts

BOSTON (Reuters) – Harvard University has revoked its acceptance of at least 10 applicants to its incoming freshman class after learning the group traded sexually explicit and sometimes racist images in a private online message group, the student newspaper reported. A university spokeswoman declined on Monday to comment on Sunday’s…

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