Apple Music offers 6-month free trial to students

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You won’t believe how cheap Apple Music is for students.
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Apple is trying to woo new students gearing up for the school year with a new offer that gives them six free months of service before they have to pay a dime.

The offer popped up on Apple’s educational site just after the company revealed its back-to-school promotion of free Beats headphones with qualifying purchases.

Apple Music already offered a three-month free trial for students, which also came with a 50% discount on the normal $9.99 per month subscription price. Now students can get six months of free access to 50 million songs and pay just $4.99 per month after. The offer runs July 9 to September 26, 2019.

Grab this Apple Music student deal while you can.
Grab this deal while you can.
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To get the student discount, you must verify your eligibility through Unidays. Simply enter your college or university email address and school name into the Unidays form.

For its back-to-school promo, Apple is offering free BeatsX, Solo 3 or Studio 3 headphones if you buy an iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro. The deal is also open to teachers. If you buy a 9.7-inch iPad, iPad Air or iPad Pro, you can upgrade to free Studio 3 headphones by paying an additional $149.95.