Does anyone know of any programs that help you get free books for college.
I usually take in Financial aid, but this year i signed up late and now won’t be getting until late September. I have no cash what so ever to buy/rent books and dont make enough at work to save. So im looking for any possible way to get my books for free or SUPER SUPER cheap. i need them ASAP! HELP!
I’m assuming you haven’t already followed these steps . . .Go to the local public library to find out if the library holds the books you need, so you may borrow them until you have the funds to purchase your own copies.Before you go to the public library, you can check the library catalog to see if the library system holds the particular books (especially the right editions/publication years) and if you can place a hold on them and have them delivered for you to pick up at your nearby branch library.You will need a current/valid library card to request holds/deliveries/pick-ups of books, first. If you do not have a current public library card, telephone the library 1st to find out what sort of ID you need to bring to apply for a card. Then, go to the library, get a library card. At the library, a reference librarian can help you with searching the catalog, etc.If the public library system doesn’t hold any or all of the books you need, you may be able to request to borrow copies from other libraries through the local public library (InterLibrary Loan.) To help a librarian at the local public library locate the best library to request the loan of the books you need, I recommend you find their locations and print off the info using WorldCat, a database of library holdings world wide. This is the link to the home page:http://www.worldcat.orgBe sure to use the Advanced Search strategy and enter the search info (title, author) with the right designations, limiting your search results to Book format. Print off the 1st page of results for each entry you find for the right editions.I’ve assumed you have already checked the college library holdings for any of the books you need. Some college/univ. libraries have SOME textbooks ON RESERVE for specific classes. If you are not familiar in how to best search the college library catalog or the Reserve system at the library, go there and ask a reference librarian. He/she can instruct you in how to best conduct your search. If any books for your classes are On Reserve, you may be limited to short borrowing periods, but you WILL have access to them for free, with your current college library card.You can also ask a reference librarian at the college library about obtaining some books you need, until you have funds in Sept., through InterLibrary Loan.Another option is to ask a classmate if you can borrow his/her textbooks for the same classes for short periods of time. If you do this, be scrupulous about arranging to borrow them when it is convenient to your fellow student and returning them when he/she wants them back.Librarians–Ask Us, We Answer!Find your local Public Library at:http://www.publiclibraries.com/Find your College/University Library at:http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Acad…Best wishes
how to get more money for college.
the fafsa doesn’t give me enough money to live off of for college. i have huge medical bills and need more money so i can survive.i thought about work, but there are no jobs around, and the only jobs open are not college friendly and conflict with my college schedule.thanks.
Did you get the financial aid report from the school yet? There might still be hope in getting more than what the EFC said if you included the medical related items in the attachment. If you have not done this, I recommend filing an amended FAFSA form which can be done. If the school financial aid letter comes back with less, I recommend talking to the financial aid office and bring a copy of your monthly medical bills. Another idea for a job might be working on campus in a federal work study program. However, I will list some free places where you can locate more money for college but you need to start searching now because scholarship deadlines are fast approaching.First, the college’s financial aid office and website has a list of private scholarships offered from outside organizations and companies. Sometimes a college major’s website will list scholarships, too.Second, the public library has a book listing scholarships with some not even listed on the web.Third, the high school guidance office has a list of local scholarships and state scholarships & grants.Finally, I recommend joining several free membership scholarship search websites, but the best I have located is Scholarship Experts since they have a very thorough and lengthy survey to complete compared to Fastweb. There are scholarships for a variety of things including ethnicity, clubs, hobbies, and even wearing duct tape to the high school prom. Most are updated on a regular basis. Most offer a customized search based on information entered onto a form on the website.Good luck!Additional Notes: I recommend approaching the financial aid office and telling them about the situation. They might be able to help you. However, bring proof of your medical condition and the bills with you.
were can you get free text books for college for free.
Were? Do you mean where?And you can get free books anywhere they give out free books (for free even). If you’re asking how to get the expensive college books for free, you can’t unless you have some kind of financial aid or grants.
How to get money for college.
What are some places that actually give out legitimate scholarships and grants? Because every single time I go online to check my school website, it says that I have no money and then I do and then the very next minute I don’t.My mom says that I might need to get a loan, but truthfully I just don’t want…
Added: Since you also ask about scholarships and grants . . .You can look for scholarships or grants for which you may qualify and to which you may wish to apply by using what I think is the best, most reliable database: Scholarship Search offered by the well-respected College Board:http://apps.collegeboard.org/cbsearch_ss…Click on the Start link in the middle of the text.If you choose to register (free) so you may return later and modify your search strategy, feel secure that you will not receive spam emails.Whenever you may find a scholarship/grant for which you want to apply, be sure to follow the application rules to the letter; use perfect spelling, grammar and punctuation; and submit your application before the deadline. Most scholarships have the requirement of having earned a high grade point average.Keep in mind many, many other students will be applying for the same scholarships/grants and only a few or maybe just one will be awarded. Please do not pin all your higher education financing on being awarded enough scholarship or grant funds to cover all your college expenses. I do hope you have been saving any gift money and earnings as you possibly have been able for a number of years.There are a very few full scholarships offered – again a lot of people apply for them. This online article discusses a few full-tuition scholarships:* http://www.scholarships.com/financial-ai…If you plan on majoring in a science, mathematics, or engineering you may wish to investigate the S.M.A.R.T. (Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation) Scholarship.* http://smart.asee.org/One of the requirements is that awardees must agree to work for the U.S. Department of Defense upon degree completion.For students meeting the “minority” qualification, there is the Gates Millennium Scholars Program:http://www.gmsp.org/+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++…FAFSA (Free Application For Student Aid – http://www.fafsa.ed.gov ) is the one form provided through the US Department of Education for all US students seeking funding for higher education to complete and submit. For the 2012-2013 school year financial aid, the form can be accessed and filled out starting Jan. 1, 2012,Most colleges and universities in the USA use the information from the completed/submitted FAFSA to help their financial aid staff determine the amount and form of financial aid they can offer to their accepted and enrolled students. That will include scholarships (if students meet the grade point average requirements), grants – funding that does not need to be paid back, and loans – that accrue interest and will have to be paid back. If you choose not to complete and submit the FAFSA, you will not be able to considered for most, if not all financial aid.Many colleges/universities have scholarship and grant funds for just their own students. Completion and submission of the FAFSA will allow the FA staff to identify scholarships/grants for which the applicant may be eligible.If you are still a high school student or have left HS within the past year or 2, I recommend you ask to meet with a HS guidance counselor who can get you “up to speed” on learning about the ins and outs of higher education FA, how to select the best school to obtain an RN degree, etc.If you choose not to talk with a HS guidance counselor, then I recommend you go to your local public library and ask a reference librarian to help you find good information (books and magazine articles) about selecting the right school, how to pay for your higher education, loans, etc.If you have identified the school you wish to attend to earn your RN, be sure to talk with a financial aid counselor (by phone or in-person) about the FA options for you and what you need to do to be considered for FA.Keep in mind that personal savings are another part of how a student finances his/her college education. If you are currently working, I am sure you are doing your best to live frugally and save as much of your earnings for college expenses – many of which are not covered by any sort of financial aid you may obtain.To help give you a start on learning about paying for your higher education, I recommend the Paying For College web page of the well-respected publication US News and World Report:http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/paying-for-collegeA number of the articles with links on that page will have good info for you.Librarians–Ask Us, We Answer!Find your local Public Library at:http://www.publiclibraries.com/Find your College/University Library at:http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Academic_main.htmlBest wishes
How can I get a free scholarship for college.
My school isn’t really assisting me in any fashion or form, so is there a website in particular that gives you free scholarships by any chance?
You will have to do the research to find scholarships.Look for scholarships for which you may qualify/to which you may wish to apply with what I think is the best, most reliable database: Scholarship Search offered by the well-respected College Board:* https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/schol…Click on the Start button.If you choose to register (free – registration is not required) to return later & modify your search strategy, feel secure you will not receive spam emails. Don’t select too many defining terms in your search strategy, which may result in a poor scholarship search result.Also try the social website CollegeNet Mach25 Scholarship Search database:* http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/appThere is no registration required. If you use the Profile Search option, don’t include a large number of Misc. identifiers or you may have an unsuccessful search result. I think the Keyword Search option is the easiest. Scholarships specific to particular colleges/universities are included in the Mach25 database.With the results of both scholarship search databases you will have to look at each scholarship option in the results and the info on the scholarship granting organization web pages to determine if you qualify to apply.When you do find a scholarship for which you want to apply, make sure you meet the scholarship requirements, be sure to follow the application rules to the letter; use perfect spelling, grammar & punctuation; & submit your application before the deadline.Many other students will be applying for the same scholarships & only a few or maybe just one will be awarded. Please do not pin all your hopes of higher education financing on being awarded enough scholarship/grant funds to cover all your college expenses.If you are hoping to find scholarships for the 2012-13 school year, the applications for just about all of those have already passed.For more scholarship info and tips, visit your local public library & ask a reference librarian to help you find these books to check out, read, and learn more:Title: The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2012: Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes (4th edition)Authors: Gen Tanabe, Kelly TanabePublisher: Supercollege, Llc;, 2011Title: The A’s and B’s of academic scholarships (27th edition)Author: Anna J. LeiderPublisher: Alexandria, VA: Octameron Associates, 2011Lists 100,000 scholarships, not based on need, available at colleges and universities across the United States.Title: Peterson’s how to get money for college: financing your future beyond federal aid, 2011Publisher: Lawrenceville, N.J. : Peterson’s, 2010This is updated and published annually.Title: How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay: 30 Essays That Won Over $3 Million in Scholarships (3rd edition)Authors: Gen Tanabe, Kelly TanabePublisher: Supercollege, Llc;, 2009Librarians–Ask Us, We Answer!Find your local Public Library at:http://www.publiclibraries.com/Find your College/University Library at:http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Academic_main.htmlBest wishes
How can I get free money (grants) for college.
Hi there it’s not easy to get free money or scholarship but if you do end paying for your college you need to learn to save some money on college and find out a way of not coming out with a debt of Thousands of dollar. That is why i would recommend you to read this book call “free college” it actually gives you the information you need on how you can literally save thousands on your college fees.http://www.freecollegesite.com/[email protected]
how to get money for college.
Recently in community collegelive with family so FASA can’t cover my expense but in reality i need to pay for all my school expense and My part-time job can’t cover all my expenseI have all A except for my english which is a Cright now not very active with volunter program or sport or any other…
Nursing is one of the two fields that has a lot of money attached to it for those who want to study it. It is because of the current nursing shortage in the United States. The medical industry offer a lot of scholarships. Also, there is a student loan forgiveness program if you work in a critical needs area of nursing. I will list some free resources to locate money for college.First, the college’s financial aid office and website has a list of private scholarships offered from outside organizations and companies. Sometimes a college major’s website will list scholarships, too.Second, the public library has a book listing scholarships with some not even listed on the web.Third, fill out the FAFSA form. It will help tap into federal and state need based financial aid along with scholarship money from the college itself. It is based on the parents’ income and savings along with your income and savings. The form becomes available on January 1 for the upcoming fall semester or quarter. It needs to be renewed each year until college graduation. This should be filled out in her senior year.Fourth, search Google.com and Yahoo.com for nursing school grants and scholarships tied to your state. Many states offer money to students wanting to study nursing.Finally, I recommend joining several free membership scholarship search websites. There are scholarships for a variety of things including ethnicity, clubs, hobbies, and even wearing duct tape to the high school prom. Most are updated on a regular basis. Most offer a customized search based on information entered onto a form on the website.Good luck!
How to get money for college.
I am a currently a full time college student studying hard to keep my grades high. However, I don’t have the time to work I really want to stay focused and follow my dreams. Here’s the problem my parents are struggling to pay for my books. They already support me pay the car and the insurance . Is there any…
I can help you out as far as getting cheap books:Before you pay for any books, you should check out this guide for finding textbooks for free: http://makecollegereality.com/ebooks/the-free-guide-to-free-books.html If you’re lucky, you won’t have to pay a dime for the book.You can buy them online, which is almost always cheaper than getting them from your college bookstore. You can find good places to buy books online here: http://makecollegereality.com/succeed/getting-books/buying-textbooks-online.htmlYou can also rent books, which some people like. The disadvantage is you really need to be careful about protecting them, not losing them, and sending them in on time or it can cost you a lot more than buying them new. If you think you’d like to rent them, I’d recommend checking out this article: http://makecollegereality.com/succeed/getting-books/top-5-book-rental-sites.htmlYou can also get digital textbooks. You will either download the book onto your computer or get an online subscription. Either way you will only be able to use it for one semester – you can’t keep the book forever. If you’re interested in e-books, check out this article for places to find them: http://makecollegereality.com/succeed/getting-books/top-5-sites-for-digital-textbooks.html
how do i get free money for college.
i am 19 and homeless i have a scholorship. but i need money for houseing and books how can i get money so i can live and study?
I’m guessing the schools will require to fill out the FAFSA (and the CSS profile if it’s a private college). They’ll see that you are homeless based upon the information you put down. Also, I’m sure you can apply to a lot of outside scholarships to help get enough money to live at school. And also, like the person above said, if you don’t end up with enough money in the end, talk to the schools. You may get some more money out of it.