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  • plupien79 - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    It's a shame you need to provide more than a valid .edu address though. Reply
  • Lonyo - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    Probably because people might get to keep their .edu address even after they leave, at least for a short while, so they wouldn't be valid students.
    It makes sense from the company's perspective, although I expect it will increase the admin costs associated with the whole system.
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  • kpb321 - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    I know at least one school in the area allows alumni to keep their .edu address permanently. Reply
  • A5 - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    Yeah, my school does that. I graduated 5 years ago and still have my .edu if I need it. Reply
  • Ian Cutress - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    I wish I still had my .ac.uk accounts. It was crazy when they were just dropped a month after I finished - I thought they were eternal as an alumnus. Reply
  • jasonelmore - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    wtf do these guys have a active database of every college to match our info against? It denied me and told me specifically why. wow i'm impressed. Reply
  • jasonelmore - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    all of that just to save 50 bucks a year for a maximum savings of $150.. Times are tight at spotify. Reply
  • Saumitra - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    Well, I still have my Warwick email address, but I no longer have a bank account in the UK! ;) Reply
  • reallynotnick - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    Yeah my college's accounts are all managed by gmail now, so we have the account permanently. The only difference is after we graduate ads are displayed in the web interface like a normal account, but because I always use IMAP nothing changed for me. Reply
  • skiboysteve - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - link

    over the holidays last year xbox music sold a year's pass for $49.99 which puts that at $4.17 a month (and obviously didn't require you to be a college student). Super glad I picked one up Reply

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