Chegg launches a partnership with Calm, which offers students hundreds of hours of content in seven languages to help them focus, manage their stress, and practice mindfulness.
SANTA CLARA, CA, November 16, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG), the leading online student learning company, today announced a global partnership with Calm that will provide users of the Chegg Study Pack with free access to Calm’s subscription service Get Premium with hundreds of hours of content in seven languages. These include guided meditations for anxiety and stress, over 100 sleep stories and exclusive music tracks to promote focus and relaxation.
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Chegg Study Pack users get free access to Calm Premium’s subscription service with hundreds of hours of content in seven languages. (Graphic: Business Wire)
Chegg Study Pack, used by students in over 180 countries around the world, is a monthly subscription service that provides study support such as practice tests, math and writing assistance. Calm has been downloaded over 100 million times since its launch in 2012, making it the most downloaded meditation app in the world.1 In a recent poll, Chegg users ranked it among their top 15 favorite brands.
The most recent Student Behavior Study, commissioned by the Cheggs Center for Digital Learning in partnership with Hanover Research, which surveyed more than 2,000 college students in the US, UK and Canada, found that nearly three-quarters (74%) of students tend to worry about their classes and schoolwork, and 68% don’t get enough sleep.2 Earlier this year, the Chegg.org Global Student Survey, covering 21 countries, showed that nearly a third of students worldwide (32%) felt their mental health had worsened since returning to campus after lockdown restrictions . The same study found that 39% of students worldwide with college debt or loans lose sleep and a quarter (25%) are so worried about their student loan that they have sought medical help.3
“For more than a decade, Chegg has developed a solid understanding of student behavior and what best helps them learn. We know that students today are feeling overwhelmed, stressed and anxious. These are all things that contribute to the academic can stand in the way of success,” said Mitch Spolan, Executive Vice-President of Marketing Services at Chegg. “Not only can meditation help reduce stress and anxiety, it can also increase study concentration and improve attention span.4 That’s why we’re proud to partner with Calm, a favorite brand of Chegg students. By supporting students in all aspects of their lives, we can enable them to focus more on getting the most out of their higher education.”
“We’re excited to partner with Chegg to help students focus better, reduce stress and manage their anxiety,” said Fergal Walker, vice-president of partnerships at Calm. “Our accessible, engaging mindfulness content supports students not only every day, but also in big moments like midterms, final exams, and more.”
Millions of people around the world learn with Chegg. Our mission is to improve learning and learning outcomes by putting students first. We support lifelong learners from their academic career through their careers. The Chegg platform offers products and services to help learners better understand their academic course materials and also offers personal and professional development training to help them achieve their learning goals. Chegg is a public company based in Santa Clara, California and trades on the NYSE under the symbol CHGG. Visit www.chegg.com for more information.
Calm is the leading mental health brand dedicated to supporting everyone in every step of their mental health journey. The #1 app for sleep, meditation, and relaxation, Calm’s transformative mindfulness content supports users in seven languages in more than 190 countries. Calm Business, Calm’s business solution, helps employees improve their mental health to stay productive in the workplace. Over 3,000 organizations around the world trust and choose Calm Business as their mental health partner. Calm Health, Calm’s mental health solution for payers, providers, and self-insured employers, connects mental and physical healthcare to drive positive patient outcomes through clinically-specific mental health programs, caregiver communication tools, and more. Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020 and Time100’s Most Influential Companies of 2022. For more information, visit www.calm.com.
2 Student Behavior Study commissioned by Chegg’s Center For Digital Learning in partnership with Hanover Research, July 2022
3 2022 Chegg.org Global Student Survey p. 33
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