10 Great Sites for Nontraditional Students - - via the Betsyanne Nontrad Blog

Some of these sites and links are at our Facebook page (see end of posting) and also featured on the side of this blog.

These sites are GREAT to go visit. Bookmark them!

#1. The Nontraditional Student website - - go to your State page on the site and see if you have a group there. Also, send your group in too, so I can add it there. Check out Scholarship ideas too. This blog posts on this site, so every time there is an update here, it goes over to the first page there.

#2. The Find Scholarships and Grants Blog. http://www.findscholarshipsandgrants.blogspot.com/ Use the Search Box and put in what you are interested in. I write here sometimes, but have lots of previous postings too.

#3. Joe Landsberger's Study Skills site: http://studygs.net/ - Study Guides and Strategies. From the site: "An educational public service helping learners succeed since 1996: over 10.4 million visitors in 39 languages in 2011." This site has help pages that translate into many languages.

#4. The official FAFSA/Federal Student Aid site. https://fafsa.ed.gov/. You check here FIRST when going back to school, for official news, scholarships, grants, and lots more. You should NEVER have to pay for information about government loans and grants. This is a totally FREE site. Apply early when you decide to go back to school.

#5. While you are here (at the FAFSA site) also visit this page: The Federal Student Aid page - https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/. This page includes the pages, How Do I Prepare for College, What Types of Aid can I Get, Do I qualify for Aid, How do I Apply for Aid, and How do I Manage My Loans.

#6. The Dr. Torres Database - - https://www.fatomei.com/ - from the site: Nationally Coveted College Scholarships - - Graduate Fellowships and Postdoctoral Awards

National and international study abroad, highly competitive and prestigious undergraduate college scholarships, graduate fellowships, education grants, summer jobs & research internships, awards for high school seniors & students, women, minorities, Hispanics, African Americans, nurses, engineers, teachers studying math, science & engineering and health professions from national & international foundations. Free financial aid, student loans, prizes, stipends.

#7.  The ProfEval site - - check out your teachers BEFORE you sign up for classes. http://www.profeval.com/home/chooseschool.asp. This site can be really fun. You can also use it at the END of a class, add your comments, and see what others have said.

#8. ANTSHE - - http://www.myantshe.org/ - the Association for Students in Higher Education - - this group can be PAID for if your school is onboard with that. Plus, they have a yearly Convention too. If you have a Nontraditional Student group at your school, just ask about this or bring it up at a meeting.

#9. Son of Citation Machine - http://www.citationmachine.net/ - I really loved this site when writing papers when I was a nontraditional student. It is SO handy. From the site: "Citation Machine automatically generates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, and Harvard." And yes, there was another earlier site named Citation Machine... this is the newer site.

#10. Planning and Preparing for College - the C. Herd blog - http://ctherd.blogspot.com/. From the blog: "Planning and Preparing for College (Scholarships, Internships, Etc) - - To prepare students and their parents for college success in areas of academic readiness, community service, internships, summer programs, etc. The blog is to be used as a preparation infrastructure on various areas of college topics." This is a great resource for many different kinds of scholarships. C. Herd concentrates on minority scholarships, but many of these are available for all. She also lists deadlines for each scholarship, which is very handy.

There you go. This list should keep you busy at least all day. Enjoy!!


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