Lifelong Learning Blog

10 Colleges and Universities with $0 Tuition Jul 06, 2009

Attending a college or university doesn't have to be expensive. There are a number of schools, including both online and traditional institutions, that offer free tuition or low-cost learning options. Here is a list of 10 colleges and...

10 Cool Jobs That Don't Require a College Degree Jun 12, 2008

College isn't the only path you can take to find a sweet career. There are lots of high-paying jobs that don't require a college degree or back-breaking labor. Here are ten in particular that you might want to try out.

10 Places to Find Cheap College Student Textbooks May 14, 2008

College textbooks get more expensive each year. But if you shop carefully, you can save hundreds of dollars per semester. To help you out, we've compiled a list of the ten best places to find cheap college student textbooks.

10 Profitable Careers That Can Be Pursued Without a College Degree Jul 22, 2009

In today's job market, there's no guarantee that a college degree will land you a high-paying career. In fact, some people are choosing not to attend college even if they have the opportunity. While most reports still agree college is a wise...

10 Tools for Bookmarking and Online Research Apr 03, 2010

The Internet is a blessing and a curse for researchers: It's a limitless source of information, but filtering through it all can be overwhelming. Can we rely on sites like Wikipedia? And when we're crawling all over the Web, how do we keep track...

10 Ways to Save Money on College Textbooks Jul 23, 2008

College students spend, on average, nearly $1,000 on textbooks every single year. But it doesn't have to be that way. There are lots of different ways students can save money on college textbooks. Here are ten of the best.

12 Social Networks, Communities and Exchange Sites for Book Lovers Feb 26, 2010

Book lovers who want to get book recommendations, connect with like-minded readers and exchange books for free will enjoy these sites created specifically with the reading enthusiast in mind.

13 Free Online Resources for Art Lovers Apr 05, 2010

Studying art history isn't just about memorizing names and dates - the Web is full of dynamic, engaging and FREE ways to learn about contemporary art and art history. From video and podcasts to Open Courseware and interactive textbooks, these...

13 Recession Proof Businesses That Can Be Launched for Less Than $100 Jul 07, 2009

If you're having a hard time finding a job or if you fear your job won't be around much longer, you might start thinking about launching your own business. Many recession-proof businesses can be started for less than $100--some of them can even...

15 Free Online Learning Communities Mar 18, 2010

Whether you're looking to study a new language, prepare for college or spread the word about a particular cause, online learning communities make it easy to find people who share similar goals. These collaborative communities typically focus on a...

20 Inspiring Forums for Creative Writers Nov 03, 2009

Online forums are excellent places for creative writers to discuss their passions, publish their work and get free feedback from other people who enjoy putting pen to paper. Here is a list of 20 forums that offer help and inspiration for fiction...

20 of the Most Enriching Places for College Students to Study Abroad Jun 20, 2008

There are a lot of different cities that offer a wonderful study abroad experience for college students. Here are 20 of the most enriching study abroad opportunities.

20 Open Source Applications for Students and Lifelong Learners Apr 08, 2010

The web offers many different open source applications that help with office work, collaboration, learning and exploration, annotations, citations, archiving and much more. Here are 20 open source applications that would be especially useful to...

25 Places to Find Free Online Audio Books Jul 24, 2008

Audio books can be expensive to buy. Fortunately, there are lots of sites that let you download and listen to free audio books online. Here are 25 places to find the best in fiction, nonfiction and verse.

25 Useful Search Engines Beyond Google Mar 29, 2010

Internet searching has become pretty much synonymous with Google - ever hear the term 'googling'? But even Google can't do everything. The following is a list of some of the best new alternative and real time search services on the Web, from...

30 of the Best Educational Tools for Auditory, Visual, and Kinesthetic Learners Oct 24, 2008

Auditory learners learn by listening; visual learners learn by seeing; and kinesthetic learners learn by doing. Different learning styles require different approaches to education. This article offers a premium selection of free educational tools...

37 Exciting and Educational Video Sites Sep 22, 2009

Scintillated by science? Curious about culture? Online video offers many exciting opportunities for home education and self-enrichment. Whether you're looking for art film, animal documentaries, history programs or public policy lectures, the...

5 Educational Uses for Your iPod May 20, 2008

Most people use their iPod exclusively for music, but this device has all sorts of capabilities. Here are five ways to turn your iPod into an educational tool.

A College Graduate's Guide to Using Online Job Sites Feb 02, 2009

Online job sites provide resources for new college grads to get their dream jobs. This article offers advice on how to use job search sites and resume posting services and gives a selection of established websites to try.

African American Student Scholarship Feb 23, 2015

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America's Top Banned Books: What They Are and Why Sep 26, 2008

The American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) keeps a record of complaints that have been lodged against books in American libraries and schools. See which books are challenged the most and what it is people don't like...

Asian American Student Scholarship Feb 23, 2015

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Bargain Guide for Students: 19 Sites That Offer Sweet Deals Apr 06, 2010

One of the many benefits of being a student are the nearly endless discounts. Carry your student ID with you to get great deals in places like movie theaters, restaurants and even nightclubs. Being a student can also get you bargains on shopping,...

College Student Travel Tips: How to Find Discount Student Airfare Jul 20, 2009

Traveling doesn't have to be expensive when you're a student. There are all sorts of travel deals that exist for students and others under the age of 26. This article offers tips on how you can find discount airfare and provides a list of...

Colleges and Universities with Automatic Acceptance Oct 15, 2008

Some colleges and universities are almost impossible to get into because of their selectivity. Fortunately, there are many good colleges and universities with 100 percent acceptance rates. Here are 25 that offer automatic acceptance.

Considering Online Education? Be Careful Not to Pay Too Much Oct 23, 2009

Taking classes on the Web is becoming increasingly popular - it can save time, provide flexibility, eliminate a commute and allow students to pursue subjects that aren't offered at local campuses. However, a recently released study by the WCET...

Don't Pay More for College Than You Have To: Find Ways to Pay for School Mar 09, 2009

The average college student graduates with over$20,000 in student debt. But it doesn't have to be that way. There are a number of different ways to finance a college education without taking out a pricey student loan. This article offers tips and...

Don't Waste Money on Computer Repair: 10 Educational Tips and Apps for a Clean PC Apr 13, 2009

You don't need an IT degree to repair computers. Most PC problems can be fixed in a matter of minutes with the help of free software. All you need to do is download the right apps, be ready to click your mouse, and watch as your computer's...

Free Online Courses for High School Students Nov 20, 2008

Courses for high school students are available at schools like the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Capital Community College. Some websites also offer the opportunity for high school students to learn online for free.

Free Textbooks You Can Read Online Nov 13, 2008

Free textbooks are a good way to get a free education. This article tells you where to get all sorts of free textbooks online, including free accounting textbooks, economics textbooks, computer science and technology textbooks, English textbooks,...

Future Teacher Scholarship Program Feb 24, 2015

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Get Connected: 15 Social Networking Sites for Students and Lifelong Learners Oct 12, 2009

Social networking sites such as Twitter, Facebook and MySpace get a lot of press, but many other lesser-known sites are popular among the academic set. Here are 15 social networks useful to students and lifelong learners.

Google Power Searching Tips for Students and Universities Nov 07, 2008

Google is the go-to search engine for both students and librarians. But with so much information available on the web, it can be difficult to navigate Google and find exactly what you are looking for. The following Google power searching tips are...

Has your Job Field Been Depleted? 15 Career and Personality Tests to Find Your Employment Niche May 12, 2009

Choosing a new job field can be difficult. If you're not sure where your future career path lies, try taking one of these free career assessments.

Jewish Student Scholarship Feb 23, 2015

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List of Educational Web 2.0 Apps to Jumpstart Your Productivity Apr 13, 2008

There are lots of great web 2.0 apps aimed at students. Here is a list of 25 apps to jumpstart your productivity and help you become a better student today.

List of Online Archives for Free Unabridged Books Online Mar 05, 2008

Want to go to the library without stepping out of your house? Here's where you can go to get free unabridged novels, reference books, audio books and other texts online.

List of Top Reference Sites for Economic and Job Data Apr 08, 2008

Looking for economic or job data? Here are some of the top economic and job data reference sites on the web.

List of Top U.S. Government Learning Sites Apr 03, 2008

The U.S. government maintains quite a few different educational websites. Here's a list of sites that provide learning materials for both adults and children.

Online Student Scholarship Feb 23, 2015

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Online Writing Help: 30 Handy Web Applications and Tools for Writers Oct 08, 2008

Web applications and other online tools can increase your productivity and give you more time to do what you do best: write! Here are 30 free web apps specifically designed to help writers establish deadlines, plan projects, brainstorm, create...

Ranking the World's Best Digital Libraries Feb 19, 2008

A digital library stores magazines, newspapers, books, reference materials, and other library collections in a digital format. These libraries can be accessed from anywhere in the world as long as you have a computer. Here are ranking lists of...

Scholarship for Christian Students Feb 23, 2015

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Scholarship for Latino Students Feb 23, 2015

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Stop Procrastinating! Top Weblogs for Motivating the College Student in You Jun 02, 2008

Sick of feeling like you're being left behind? Check out this list of 25 amazing weblogs guaranteed to give you the kick in the pants you need to get stuff done.

Student Athlete Scholarship Feb 23, 2015

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Student from Single Parent Home Scholarship Feb 23, 2015

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Surprise: 14 Famous People Who Teach Nov 16, 2009

You know these people as musicians, entertainers and athletes - but did you know they're also teachers? Some supported themselves as public school teachers before making it big; others bring the wisdom of their success to college classrooms. They...

The Open Source Revolution: How It Is Making Learning Free for Everyone Mar 14, 2008

Students from all over the world can now engage with colleges and universities across the globe. With the Open Source revolution, anyone can take free online courses from over 200 higher learning institutions, worldwide.

The Science of Learning: Proven Methods to Jumpstart Your Knowledge Intake Apr 24, 2008

Looking for learning techniques to help you work smarter, not harder? Check out this list of ten learning methods guaranteed to improve your knowledge intake.

The Top 10 College Movie Characters Jul 28, 2008

After trying to make a list of the top ten college movie characters of all time, we realized that narrowing it down to ten might be impossible?so here is a collective list of the best characters to appear in college movies.

Top 25 Resources for University Students to Use When Conducting Your Job Search Mar 16, 2009

In a tough economy, you need more than just a newspaper to find the job you're looking for. Fortunately, the web is full of all sorts of free resources that you can take advantage of when conducting your job search. Here are some of the best...

Top Audio and Video Educational Resources for Lifelong Learning Mar 27, 2008

Lifelong learning is possible for everyone thanks to the many free audio and video resources located around the web. Here is a list of some of the best audio and video education that can be found online.

Virtual Campus Tours: Tour the Campus of 25 Top Colleges and Universities Jul 10, 2008

Touring a campus is the best way to evaluate a school's academic buildings, cultural venues and recreational sites. If you can't physically make the trip, a virtual campus tour is the next best thing. Here are 25 virtual campus tours that you can...

Web Resources to Improve Your Memory and Do Better in School Mar 19, 2008

If you can't remember what you learn or what you have been told, it can be difficult to get through school, not to mention everyday life. This list of web resources will show you where to go to get memory improvement techniques and study tips...

Women in Computer Science Scholarship Feb 23, 2015

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Writing Reference Sites to Make You a More Effective Writer Feb 08, 2008

Even the best writers have questions from time to time, which is why it's good to have a list of places you can turn to for help and advice. This list of writing references sites will work for journalists, fiction writers, resume writers, essay...

YouTube Rivals iTunes with Free University Lecture Downloads Mar 30, 2009

Think iTunes is the only place to get free downloads from universities? Think again. More and more universities have begun to post video lectures and other freebies on YouTube. One of these institutions is even offering college credit.

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