8 ways to attend college for free
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"Ala aka Ale"
Africa Ana, Ani, Chthonic fertility goddess who is also goddess of the underworld linked with a cult of the dead, which rest in her womb . Ibo Eastern Nigeria, West Africa
Goddess name
"Ninsun"
Akkadia Mother of Gilgamesh and the wild bull Dumuzi, and wife of Lugalbands. A goddess of Gudea, Babylon, Mesopotamia, Akkadia and Sumeria. Aka, "Rimat-Ninsun", the "august cow";, the "Wild cow of the Enclosure", and "The Great queen.
Goddess name
"Habondia aka Habonde"
Anglo-Celtic Goddess of abundance and prosperity. Anglo-Celtic
With the costs of higher education at an all-time high, the American Dream of a college education can seem like just that — a dream.
However the reality is that there are lots of things a prospective student can do to help offset the high costs of higher education.
If you’re trying to figure out how to go to college for free, we have some advice that might help you on your way.
We’ve covered a wide range of options from how to get free tuition through a grant to various service opportunities.
Take a look at these and other ways you might be able to score a free college education.
Goddess name
"Asase Yaa"
Ashanti / Ghana, West Africa Chthonic fertility goddess. A major deity revered over a wide area of Akanand Fante-speaking Ghana. She has no temples or priests but days (Thursdays) are set aside in her honor and no ploughing is permitted. By tradition a farmer sacrifices a çõçkerel to her each year to ensure a good harvest, sprinkling the blood on the ground. As the womb of the earth, she represents the goddess of the dead and she is also goddess of truth. Also Asase Efua (Fante)....
Goddess name
"Zarpandit"
Assyria / Babylon Aka Zerbanit, Zerbanitu, Zerpanitum, and Beltis. Goddess of pregnancy and birth, consort of Marduk. Assyria / Babylon
Goddess name
"Cihuacoatl aka Cihuacoatl"
Aztec Chihucoatl, Ciucoatl, "snake woman" was one of a number of motherhood and fertility goddesses and was especially åśśociated with midwives, and with the sweatbaths where midwives practiced. Aztec
Goddess name
"Matlalceuitl aka Matlalcueje"
Aztec Goddess of Rainfall and singing. Identified with Chalchiuhtlicue. Aztec
Goddess name
"Mayahuel aka Mayahual"
Aztec Mayouel, the goddess of maguey, and by extension, alcohol. Aztec
Goddess name
"Otontecuhtli aka Xiuhtecuhtli"
Aztec Goddess of the earth, flowers, plants, games and dance, love. She is also the patroness of artisans, prostitutes, pregnant women and birth. Aztec
Goddess name
"Antu aka Antum"
Babylon / Akkadia A goddess, the first consort of Anu. They were the parents of the Anunnaki and the Utukki. Antu was replaced as consort by Ishtar or Inanna, who may also be a daughter of Anu and Antu. She is similar to Anat. Babylon / Akkadia
Goddess name
"Zarpandit aka Zerbanit"
Babylonian Zerbanitu, Zerpanitum, and Beltis. Babylonian Goddess worshipped nightly at the appearance of the moon.
Goddess name
"Ziçúɱ aka Zikun"
Babylonian Zigara, the primeval goddess, the mother of Anu and the gods. Babylonian
Goddess name
"Evaki"
Bakairi Goddess of the night and day who places the Sun in a pot every night and moves the Sun back to its starting point in the east every day. Bakairi
Goddess name
"Jarina"
Brazil Tree goddess, well known for her capacity for drink. Bakairi, Brazil
Goddess name
"Jubbu-jang-sange"
Brazil Goddess of the jurema (a sacred tree). The tree provides a narcotic used in inducing visions. Bakairi Brazil
Goddess name
"Ardwinna aka Dea Arduinna"
Britain Woodland and animal Goddess who haunted the Forests of Ardennes riding a wild boar. She commanded a fine for any animal killed on her land, yet asked for animal sacrifices on her feast day. Britain
Goddess name
"Campestres aka Matres Campestris"
Britain Campestres aka Matres Campestris, the Three Mothers, triple goddess of fertility and abundance usually depicted as holding bread and fruits and personifying the ancestor mothers of a family. Britain
Goddess name
"Dahud-Ahes aka Dahut"
Britain Goddess of earthly pleasure. Britain
Goddess name
"Dea Matrona / Deae Matres Deae Matrones"
British Dea Matrona aka Deae Matres Deae Matrones, Mother goddesses, who in many areas was worshipped as a triple goddess. British
Goddess name
"Durjata"
Buddhist Minor goddess who waits on the god Buddhakapala Buddhist / Mahayana
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8 ways to attend college for free

1. Grants and scholarships
Financial aid — the traditional way of eliminating college costs — is still available. To increase the odds of landing grants and scholarships, Doug Hewitt, co-author of “Free College Resource Book,” advises students to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, and then focus on local prizes.

“There are more scholarships you’ll qualify for in your home state than nationally,” says Hewitt. “Look at local organizations and talk to your high school (guidance) counselor.”

And remember to start your search early. You won’t be the only person wondering how to go to college for free and scholarships can be limited to a first come, first served basis. You should also keep in mind that you don’t need to wait for your senior year to start hunting for scholarships. There are grants and awards available at all high school grade levels.

2. Give service to your country
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Military (West Point), Merchant Marine and Naval academies offer free college opportunities to students who serve after college, but cash is also available through ROTC programs closer to home.

Service requirements for ROTC programs vary, but all require students to complete military training on campus and commit to up to 12 years, depending on the branch of service. Students leave with training, a guaranteed job and opportunities for more free education.

AmeriCorps, a national service organization that offers education awards in exchange for community work, provides an award of up to $5,730 for each full year of service. Maximum years of service vary among AmeriCorps programs. Members also receive a living stipend while serving in the program.

3. Work for the school
Schools charge students tuition, but their employees often can get a free education. “This is a great option, especially for older students with job experience,” says Reyna Gobel, author of “CliffsNotes Graduation Debt.” “If you’re 18, you might not qualify for a job that provides (tuition) benefits.”

Schools typically provide benefits for full-time workers and sometimes require a certain level of experience, Gobel says. Future students can find out about their school’s policy by calling the admissions office.

4. Waive your costs
Some students can get a free pass based on academic performance or other factors.

The North American Council on Adoptable Children in St. Paul, Minnesota, reports that Connecticut, Kentucky, Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida and Maryland offer waivers at certain public schools for adopted and foster care children.

Other schools offer waivers for Native American students, senior citizens and dislocated workers. To find out what your school offers, call the financial aid office.

5. Become an apprentice
An apprenticeship is another solid option when you’re determining how to get free tuition. They can also open you up to job opportunities post-college.

Overall, your average apprenticeship program will take 1-6 years. You will probably be required to put in that time along with at least 2,000 hours of field work annually. The good news is that there are apprenticeships in more than 1,000 occupations, which can give you more options.

In exchange, the sponsoring employer pays for college or technical training and provides a salary. A list of available programs is available at the ApprenticeshipUSA website.

6. Have your employer pick up the costs
Another way you might receive a free college education is through your employer. Often given in the form of an employee reimbursement, there are plenty of employers that can help curb the cost of higher education.

7. Be in demand
Another great way to find out how to go to college for free is to determine if your field of study is “high-needs.” Will your studies result in a career that’s high in demand? Ask yourself this before you even enroll if you’re trying to cut the cost of college.

Generally, schools will offer incentives to anyone focusing their studies on math, science, nursing, teaching, and social work. There are also additional opportunities available through organizations like Teach for America, the Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program and the National Institutes of Health.

The nursing program at the University of Portland in Oregon has offered scholarships covering approximately 80% of the final 2 years of undergraduate study, if students sign a 3-year employment contract with the local health system, Fabriquer says. “There are similar programs in (high-needs) fields across the country,” he adds.

8. Choose a school that pays you
Last on our list of ways on how to get free tuition, and probably the riskiest. There are, indeed, schools that will pay you to focus your studies in a single subject (which they dictate). Schools such as the Webb Institute and the Curtis Institute of Music offer a select range of academic programs and pick up the tuition cost for every student. Just think long and hard about your decision before you commit to this course.