Quick Tip: Order Student/Teacher Edition Software

buy teacher / student software

I always thought that the student/teacher editions of software were somehow inferior to the real thing.

And then I discovered the secret: they’re the exact same with a lower price as a courtesy to students and teachers. That means that teachers, students and, yes, homeschoolers can pick up software at a ridiculously low price with proof of status.

Sometimes you can pick these up at Amazon.com; other times it pays to go through a site like Academic Superstore, and of course check the company site as well to make sure you’re getting the best price.

For example:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended
    regular edition: $999
    student/teacher edition: $169.99
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2010
    regular edition: $499.99
    student/teacher edition: $79.95

You’ll need to fax or email proof of your eligibility before you’ll receive a license to unlock your software, so be sure you’re eligible before you make your purchase.

Have you purchased student/teacher editions of software?

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