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Update #7

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As I finished writing this, we just hit our big $28,000 stretch goal--thank you! You're going to have enough content to keep you busy for a long, long time. :-)

The next goal is a little one, but it's important. We've run out of the $25 "Starving Student" registrations, so I've added 25 more. When we reach $29,750, I'll add another 25. This mini-goal covers some additional costs I've discovered.

I'm also providing a new reward level: Help Out a Student. For $50, you get the $40 "Early Access" reward and I'll use the extra $10 in your pledge to provide an additional student registration. I'll also add an additional student registration for any early access reward above $50. (So, all rewards of $50 and higher other than the multi-user packs.) With this new reward level along with the 150 student registrations I'm providing myself, I'm hoping we can make sure that everyone who needs it can afford to purchase the series.

If you'd like to change your pledge and help out a student, click the big blue "Manage Your Pledge" button at the top-right of the page (above the rewards). Update your pledge amount to $50 and select the "Help Out a Student" reward from the list. Please note that the student registrations operate on an honor system, so I can't promise that your sponsorship will be used appropriately. But I trust that most people want to do the right thing.

Thank you again for all your support! There's less than a week left before funding closes and I still have some exciting new goals planned after this one. It's going to be a great series!

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