SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Since finals are stressful and money is tight, Chegg, the academic hub, is setting students up for success by providing even more value beyond the classroom. Starting this week, Chegg is giving exclusive access to free study tools and tutorials, more money back on textbooks, a chance to win a private campus concert, and a once in a lifetime trip to Africa.
Chegg is helping students:
Study Smarter – Chegg is hosting the first-ever Chegg Study Week to help students prepare for finals. From 8pm - 12am ET Monday, April 30th through Friday, May 4th, students can go to Chegg to watch live tutoring webcasts and download free study guides on a variety of topics from subject matter experts. For more information, go to www.cheggstudyweek.com.
Make Money – Starting this week through August, students will have the opportunity to make extra cash for summer by selling their textbooks back to Chegg. Through Chegg Buyback, students also have a chance to win a private concert on their campus from a music artist of the school's choice. Chegg will travel to over 20 campuses nationwide offering students the chance to sell their textbooks on the spot with the option to get cash instantly. For more details and official rules, go to http://che.gg/buybackvideo.
Intern Abroad – Today, eight students were chosen from over 5,000 college and university applicants nationwide to go on a once in a lifetime trip to Zambia and South Africa as a part of the "Are you the ONE?" campaign. On the trip, students will meet with key community and government leaders to discuss poverty issues facing these countries and learn how they can be a catalyst for change on their campus back home. The campaign, led by Chegg for Good and antipoverty organization, ONE, received over 150,000 visitors. For more information on the winners, visit Chegg's Facebook page.
"Our goal is to provide value to students 365 days a year," said Chegg President and CEO Dan Rosensweig. "Not only do we provide the tools and services to help students succeed in school, we give them experiences and opportunities reaching far beyond the classroom."
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Chegg, the academic hub that saves students time, money and helps them get smarter is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed in college. Students nationwide use Chegg 365 days a year to make learning easier, more accessible and more productive. As a part of the company's philanthropic efforts, Chegg is dedicated to its Chegg For Good program, which empowers students to be a catalyst for change on their campus, in their communities, and around the world. Since its founding in 2007, Chegg's growth has made it one of Silicon Valley's most successful start-ups. From starting as a textbook rental company to evolving into an education network, Chegg is enhancing education for millions of students by saving time, money and helping them get smarter. For more information, visit www.chegg.com/.