7 Little Known Ways to Go to College for Free

Published by James on March 26, 2010

Unless you have an idea for the next generation computer or can play a sport better than everyone else in the world, look a college degree is a pivotal asset on your road to success.  Yet paying for college continues to be a tremendous barrier that prevents thousands of students from achieving their dreams.  While there is always the traditional route of taking out thousands of dollars in loans, hospital this option leaves the student in debt with high interest rates.  There is a better way to go to college for free—seven, cialis in fact, and they are as follows:

1.  Business Scholarships: Everyone knows about scholarships, however a place many don’t look is the business community.  These scholarships are usually restricted to a geographic region and feature a limited pool of eligible applicants, good odds for success and free cash for school.

2.  Employer assistance:  Check with your company for assistance, most students never think that their company will provide assistance towards a degree—especially if they work for a smaller company.  But you might be surprised.

3.  Federal Grants:  The US Government doesn’t just give out loans, it also gives away free cash for college to those that qualify.  Families who earn under $50,000 usually qualify for a Pell grant, which is currently $5,500.

4.  Unemployment assistance: Government assistance for the unemployed who seek to gain further education include workforce development classes, tuition waivers, and loan forgiveness.

5.  National Service Programs: Students are aware of college assistance from the military, but they probably are unaware of the free college opportunity with AmeriCorps, Teach for America, and the Peace Corps.

6.  Work for the US Government:  Recent college grads can receive up to $60,000 in loan forgiveness in exchange for government service.

7.  Attend a tuition-free college: These institutions guarantee to cover the entire tuition of its students.  The focus on specialized education and have unique situations that allow them to not charge tuition.

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