8 ways to attend college for free
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Name ▲▼Origin ▲▼Description ▲▼
Goddess name
"Sumalini (well-garlanded)"
Buddhist / Mahayana Minor goddess. An attendant of BUDDHAKAPALA....

"Sumati"
Buddhist Benevolent, kindness; devotion, prayer. Buddhist

"Sumati (very wise)"
Buddhist Deification of literature. One of a group of DHARANIS. Color: yellow. Attributes: ear of rice and staff....
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
"Sumbha"
Buddhist Goddess who is the guardian of the downward direction Buddhist
Goddess name
"Sumbha"
Buddhist Goddess. A female dikpala or guardian of the nadir direction (her male counterpart is SUMBHARAJA). Color: blue. Attribute: snake noose....
God name
"Sumbharaja"
Buddhist God who is the guardian of the downward direction Buddhist
God name
"Sumbharaja"
Buddhist God. A dikpala or guardian of the nadir direction. Color: blue. Attributes: jewel, lotus, staff and sword. Three-headed....
God name
"Sumiyoshi-No-Kami"
Japan / Shinto Generic name of the sea gods who are guardians of seafarers. Japan / Shinto
Deities name
"Sumiyoshi-No-Kami"
Shinto / Japan Sea gods. A general name for guardian deities of seafarers, including fishermen, they include the three MUNAKATA-NO-KAMI. They are the focus of special worship by the Jingu-Kogo sect, whom they escorted to Korea. They are also patrons of poets and have a purifying role. The main sanctuary is the Sumiyoshi Taisha at Osaka....
Spirit name
"Sumizome"
Japan spirit of the Cherry Tree and the spirit of a murdered courtesan. Japan
God name
"Summamus"
Etruscan storm god. Specifically a deity responsible for lightning and thunderbolts. A sanctuary was dedicated to him in Rome....

"Summåñuś"
Etruscan A derivative form from summus, the highest, an ancient Roman or Etruscan divinity, who was equal or even of higher rank than Jupiter
God name
"Sumugan"
Mesopotamia God of the River plains Mesopotamia / Sumeria
God name
"Sumugan"
Mesopotamian / Sumerian God of the river plains. In creation mythology he is given charge by the god ENKI over the flat alluvial lands of southern Mesopotamia....

"Sun"
Celtic Called in Celtic mythology Sunna, lives in constant dread of being devoured by the wolf Fenris. It is this contest with the wolf to which eclipses are due. According to this mythology, the Sun has a beautiful daughter who will one day reign in place of her mother, and the world will be wholly renovated.
God name
"Sun God"
Hittite / Akkadian The Sun god of heaven
God name
"Sun Hou-Shi"
China Monkey god China
God name
"Sun Hou-Shi"
Chinese Monkey god. He emerged from a cosmic egg conceived out of emptiness and engendered by the wind; he provides various arts and skills to mankind. According to tradition he discovered the elixir of immortality in a fruit which he consumed. Also Sun Wu-Kong....
God name
"Sun Hou-Shi/ Sun Wu-Kong"
China The monkey god
God name
"Sun-god"
Hittite / Akkadia God of the Sun, God of the Sun of heaven. Hittite / Akkadia
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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.