In which we discuss amazing inexpensive (or free!) educational resources, including where to get cheap textbooks, Massive Open Online Courses, financial aid, community college, and how to attend world class universities without spending a penny or leaving your chair.
P.S.: I (Mike) made a mistake with the onscreen text re: Google's partnership. UDACITY -- not Coursera -- has recently partnered with them. Sorryyyyy!
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Special thanks to Peter Musser (http://www.youtube.com/goverbanoun) for consulting on this video!
Federal Grants: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grant...
Find and Apply for Scholarships: https://studentaid.ed.gov/types/grant...
Top 5 Student Loan Search Engines: http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs...
FREE OR CHEAP BOOKS:
Project Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org
Open Textbook Library: http://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/
OpenStax College (free textbook initiative, affiliated with Rice University): https://openstaxcollege.org/books
FREE OR CHEAP ONLINE COURSES:
Kiplinger article on MOOCs: http://www.kiplinger.com/article/busi...
Stanford OpenEdX: http://online.stanford.edu/courses/pl...
Udacity (affiliated with Google): https://www.udacity.com (which is affiliated with Google)
Project Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/
MIT Open Courseware Initiative: http://ocw.mit.edu/about/
Harvard on iTunes U: http://www.harvard.edu/itunes
Open Learning Initiative from Carnegie Mellon University: http://oli.cmu.edu/
VLOGBROTHERS NETWORK LINKS:
Animal Wonders: http://www.youtube.com/user/Anmlwndrs
The Art Assignment: http://www.youtube.com/user/theartass...
The Brain Scoop: http://www.youtube.com/thebrainscoop
Crash Course: http://www.youtube.com/crashcourse
The Healthcare Triage: http://www.youtube.com/thehealthcaret...
SciShow Space: http://www.youtube.com/scishowspace
OTHER EDUCATIONAL VIDEO RESOURCES WE LOVE:
Khan Academy: http://www.khanacademy.org
TED Talks: http://www.ted.com
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