How Prime Student works, the Amazon program for college students

How Prime Student works, the Amazon program for college students

How Prime Student works

How to sign up, how it works and what are the advantages of the special promotional subscription

(Photo: Amazon) University students can benefit from a 50% discount on the price of the Amazon Prime subscription thanks to Prime Student , which puts on the plate the whole package of contents and services at 18 euros a year instead of 36 and a 90-day free trial, thanks to the sponsorship of Microsoft Surface.

How Prime Student works

With the Prime Student subscription you can benefit from unlimited fast deliveries with delivery in 1 day on over 2 million products and in 2 days on another wide choice and you can access the impressive catalog of films and TV series Streaming Prime Video - including Amazon Original productions like The Boys, Good Omen and Jack Ryan - and exclusive Champions League matches, as well as ad-free listening and high-quality download over 2 million br years of Prime Music, read hundreds of ebooks with Prime Reading, save unlimited photos and videos to Amazon Photo, and enjoy new additional content every month on Twitch Prime.

In addition to the services and content already mentioned, Prime Student can also count on some exclusive offers such as a discount of up to 10% on Microsoft's Surface products, promotional prices for various Logitech multimedia and productivity products, 10% discount on a selection of the Fashion category and 5% on musical instruments and accessories by Tiger Music.

How to register for Prime Student

To register for Prime Student just go to this page and follow the instructions of the registration procedure, which is very simple: you have to fill in the form with the data requested as university email address, graduation year, payment method and billing address, then send everything and wait to receive the verification link in the email to confirm the address and complete the process. If you do not have a university email address as per the requirements then you may need a manual check by the platform. At the end of the process, you can immediately take advantage of the 90-day free trial period, after which you will pay 18 euros per year.

For non-university students, the price of the Amazon Prime subscription is 36 euros per year or 3.99 euros per month with a 30-day free trial, here is the link to register now.

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SLU's PRiME Center Urges Missouri Educators to Focus on Student Growth in New Report

by Sarah Potter ( on 10/14/2021

St. Louis, Mo. – The Policy Research in Missouri Education (PRiME) Center at Saint Louis University issued its first Missouri Statewide Student Growth report today (Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021), highlighting the top schools for student growth across Missouri.

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The researchers created a new PRiME Growth Score based on the state’s growth measure with an expanded scale that more closely mirrors school grades. The effort is aimed at making growth scores easier to understand for educators, policymakers and parents.

“Our main objective with this report is to help educational leaders use the growth data to identify the schools and educators who are excelling at moving student learning forward,” says Gary Ritter, Ph.D., dean of the School of Education at SLU and faculty director of the PRiME Center.  

The Missouri Statewide Student Growth report names the top 20 schools for student growth in three categories—elementary schools, eleMiddle schools and middle schools—for both English language arts (ELA) and math. The report uses 2019 state growth data, based on annual student growth over a three-year period, because these data represent the most recent stable school assessment data before schools adjusted learning modes for the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The report also shows the top 20 schools statewide that are leading in student growth for subgroup achievement in ELA and math. The subgroup category is a classification from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) that includes historically underserved student populations, including students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch, Black and Hispanic students, English language learners and students with disabilities. 

PRiME researchers are eager to highlight schools and educators doing an outstanding job teaching students in these traditionally under-served groups. This is the type of work needed to address persistent achievement gaps in Missouri, says Ritter.

“We know there are schools across Missouri that can serve as models for how to close the achievement and opportunity gaps among our most underserved students,” says Ritter. 

For educators and policymakers to understand school effectiveness, PRiME researchers assert that a measure of progress over time—known as a student growth measure—is more helpful than just proficiency measures alone. Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) tests show which students are learning on grade level through achieving proficiency or scoring proficient or advanced on assessments. These results, from a single point-in-time measure of student achievement, simply do not tell the whole story of school performance.

Notably, the Missouri Statewide Student Growth report demonstrates that schools earning high PRiME Growth Scores run the gamut—from large schools to small, from schools with students at high or low levels of proficiency, and schools from all corners of the state. The report shows that schools typically seen as “low-performing” based on proficiency rates are often showing excellent academic growth.

PRiME’s goal with this report is for policymakers, educators, and parents to understand the progress students and schools are making from year to year. The researchers say that is why they used a scale that looks more like traditional school grading. That is, growth scores in the high 90s are very good, 85 is the mean, and scores in the low 70s are quite low. 

This new PRiME Growth Score aims to make the scores more familiar, and thus more understandable, to education stakeholders. This transformation of scores does not alter the growth scores provided by DESE. Instead, it places the same figures on a scale that widens the distribution and is more like a percentage scale that one might see on a report card.

To read the full report and find PRiME Growth Scores for particular schools, go to and read other PRiME publications at To learn more about the Missouri Growth Model that the PRiME Growth Score is based on, read PRiME’s “Unpacking the Missouri Growth Score” policy brief. 

About SLU’s PRiME Center 

The PRiME (Policy Research in Missouri Education) Center was established in 2019 as an independent research center housed in the Saint Louis University School of Education. PRiME’s mission is to provide better evidence on education issues that can support better policies and lead to better outcomes for students and schools in Missouri. The center specializes in generating, collecting and disseminating education policy research in Missouri through blog posts, policy briefs and education reports. Learn more about PRiME’s work at 

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