8 ways to attend college for free
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Name ▲▼ Origin ▲▼ Description ▲▼
Goddess name
"Melusine"
Britain / Scotland A serpent goddess
Goddess name
"Clota"
British Goddess and namesake of the River Clyde British / Welsh / Scotland
Goddess name
"Morgay"
British Harvest goddess British / Scotland
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
"Aife aka Aoife"
Ireland / Scotland Goddess and queen of the Isle of Shadow. She ran a school for warriors, but her school was less successful than her sister, Scathach's, school. Aife was not vulnerable to magic, and commanded a legion of fierce horsewomen. She stole an alphabet of knowledge from the deities to give to humankind. For that infraction, she was transformed into a crane by the elder deities. Ireland / Scotland
Goddess name
"Aimend"
Ireland / Scotland Minor Sun Goddess who is thought to be the daughter of the king of the region known as Corco Loidhe. Ireland / Scotland
Goddess name
"Cliodna"
Ireland / Scotland Sea and Otherworld Goddess who usually took the form of a sea bird and therefore symbolized the Celtic afterlife. Ireland / Scotland
Goddess name
"Cred aka Creide"
Ireland / Scotland Fairy queen Goddess who is åśśociated with Dana's mountains, the Paps of Anu. She vowed never to sleep until she found a man who could create for her the most majestic poem ever penned. Ireland / Scotland
Goddess name
"Uathach"
Ireland / Scotland Goddess who trained warriors. One of the mistresses of Cuchulain. Ireland / Scotland
Goddess name
"Caillech aka Cailleach"
Ireland / Scotland / Manx Goddess of Winter and the goddess in her destroyer aspect. Ireland / Scotland / Manx
God name
"Fionn Mac Čú𝔪hal"
Ireland / Scotland / Manx Ancient hunter-warrior god. Ireland / Scotland / Manx
Goddess name
"Grainne"
Ireland / Scotland / Manx Master herbalist and Goddess of the Sun. Ireland / Scotland / Manx
God name
"Somhlth"
Ireland / Scotland / Manx God who had no corporeal incarnation apart from pure masculine energy. Ireland / Scotland / Manx
Goddess name
"Aife/ Aoife"
Irish / Scotland A goddess & queen of the Isle of shadow
Goddess name
"Caillech/ Cailleach/ Carlin/ Mala/ Liath"
Irish / Scotland / Manx A goddess of Winter & the goddess in her destroyer aspect
Goddess name
"Brigantia"
Roman / Celtic / British Tutelary goddess. The goddess of the Brigantes in the West Riding of Yorkshire. She became identified with CAELESTIS. At Corbridge, Northumberland, there is an altar inscribed to various deities, including Caelestis Brigantia. In a carved stone relief at Birrens, on the Antonine Wall in Scotland, she is depicted with the attributes of MINERVA. She may also bear links with the goddess BRIGIT. She is frequently åśśociated with water and herding....
God name
"Ard Greimme"
Scotland Father of the famed warrioress sister Aife and Scathach. Once a Sun God. Ireland, Scotland

"Ard Greimme"
Scotland Means "high power" or "High Sun";. He is the father of the warrioress sisters Aife and Scathach Ireland / Scotland

"Bahr Geist"
Scotland A banshee or grey-spectre. Scotland
Angel name
"Blue Men"
Scotland The fallen angels were driven out of Paradise in three divisions, one became the Fairies of the land, one the Blue Men in the sea and one the Nimble Men . . . or Merry Dancers of the sky. Campbell. Superstitions of Scotland.
Spirit name
"Bodachs"
Scotland Malicious house spirits of the Scottish Highlands in the form of a shriveled old man who lives up the chimney in the daytime and comes out at night to punish naughty children. Scotland
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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.