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Can you Get Paid to Go to College?

Updated on July 14, 2014
Can you Get Paid to Go to College?
Can you Get Paid to Go to College?

How to Get Paid to Go to College

Should students or workers get paid to go to school? Yes, you can expect getting paid to go to college of your choice. But the actual problem still remains, how do you get paid to go to college? Without adequate information on how to get financial aid, believe me you can never collect a dime to settle your tuition bill as well as other bills while in college pursuing a career course to make a living.

This article is for those in the low income group finding it difficult to attend a school, just because they don’t have the means to go to college of their choice. So, carefully study the points highlighted below to see how you could get paid to go to college.

1. Apply for financial aid: To get financial aid in the United States, you are required to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). And this could either be in form of Loans or Grants. However, in your struggle to get paid to go to school, it is advisable to apply for grants rather than getting loans because the loans given to you will be paid back by you probably after graduation.

2. Another good way is to apply for scholarships: Scholarship is just like a grant which you will never have to pay back once given by the Government or by any scholarship organization. Most importantly, you have to meet the requirement attached to such scholarship before it can be awarded to you to go to college and pursue any degree course.

3. Your employer can pay all of your college costs, but with some conditions attached. Almost all the companies have training programs which include tuition reimbursement program, aimed to develop their employees professionally for improved productivity, So that solves the question that should students get paid to go to school? Some of the conditions attached will be that if your company spent money to develop you professionally, then there will have been an undertaking signed that after your course of study you will return to serve the company say for 4 years and above depending on the companies paying your bills to go to college or otherwise, you have to pay them back.

4. Look for and apply to tuition free schools. Tuition waiver for student are mostly been offered by the Government and with work requirement. Like the State based tuition waivers which are been offered to residents of the concerned State. Also, many schools are now waiving tuition for students who meet certain income requirements.

Remember to share this hub with your friends, and don't forget to bookmark it. In conclusion, how you can get paid to go to college is not only limited to the above, there are still many ways to get paid to go to school.


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      Lisa 6 years ago from Central USA

      Thanks for the info.. I am searching all over for help and information. Nice hub.

    • Donna Suthard profile image

      Donna Suthard 6 years ago

      Thank you for sharing that information! People always need a quick way to find answers, and your hub provides that information!

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      frogyfish 6 years ago from Central United States of America

      Ever heard of the 'College of Hard Knocks' in MO? That is the nickname only, but it is do have to get a job there or elsewhere, and earn a full degree. Interesting too.