If you know nothing else, know these two things about me. I am broke. And I am cheap. As is probably obvious by my site, earning my degree as affordably as possible was one of my very highest priorities going into "college". Yet, there are a few things I paid for that... well, you should, … Continue reading My Top 3 Paid Alternative College Sites
Today I wanted to share [and reshare] my top five favorite free sites that I have used to help me get my degree. 1. SOCRATES (via the Higher Education Recource Center) This is probably one of the top sites I have discovered that I just feel... sad for?! Like, this is such an amazing resource, … Continue reading My Top 5 Free Alternative College Sites
According to the most recent US Federal Reserve stats, 44.7 million Americans have outstanding student loan debt, but somehow we turn 18, go off to college, and aren't skeptical of the system and debt trapping us also. Meanwhile just the concept of earning college credits online is the tipping point of skepticism and ridicule for … Continue reading Online College: Legit or No?
Any time you are using your head and trying to figure out what the best option is—car, brand of frozen pizza, or university—I'm in support. I promise I'm not here to convince you my school is the school for all. I'm only writing this to shed some light on how I decided on a school … Continue reading Choosing a University
CLEP? Gap year? Alternative college? What about scholarships??? If I had a dime for every time someone asked me this... The Basics: Yes, most scholarship applications are meant for high school juniors or seniors, or else college students who can prove they are enrolled in classes full-time.Yes, this disqualifies most alternative college students from being … Continue reading Scholarships???