Lower College Costs! How I Saved 50k on a Bachelor's Degree

The 2014-15 average bachelor's cost was $71,697 - not including room & board. Enroll & learn ways I found to save money!
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  • Lectures 40
  • Length 7 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Do need to get a college degree, but keep worrying about the cost?

Have you delayed getting the education you need, because you are afraid you won't be able to afford the schooling or the loans?

When you hear things like, the average tuition cost for a 4-year degree is over $70,000 (not including room and board)... do you just shut down and think you can't possibly get a degree?

In this course, you'll learn how to get an affordable, accredited education!

You'll learn how to save money on a bachelor's degree in many different ways throughout this course.

Don't worry, we won't focus only on the 'super special people' with amazing grades or unique heritage that gets them great scholarships.

Most of the methods we'll talk about in the course are things that can work for everyone and anyone!

You won't just learn one magic-bullet way of achieving your education goals – everyone is unique and I understand that.

That's why we're going to talk about multiple ways and you'll be able to pick the one that works best for your lifestyle.

I'm not just any teacher, I've followed my own advice and spent less than half of what the average person spends on a bachelor's degree tuition to get both a bachelor's and a master's degree!

You'll have an experienced guide lead you along the way through several options that may work for you.

You owe it to yourself to give it a try!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge of what college is and why people go there.
  • Ability to read optional PDF documents.
  • Ability to access the web and view optional suggested links.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know how to save $50,000 on a college degree.
  • Create more than one plan which allows them to complete college at a savings.
  • Achieve the dream of getting a degree without the massive debt.

Who is the target audience?

  • Youth planning to go to college
  • Parents with children planning to go to college.
  • Adults planning to return to or begin college.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started with the Course

Welcome to the course! In this video we will talk about the benefits of the course, who the course is directed at, and what the average American spends on college.

A Few Definitions
98 pages

Some people prefer to be able to have access to a printable version of the course. This is nearly 100 pages of follow along screens for you to refer to.

34 pages

If you have a printer available, I highly suggest that you print out these sheets to use during the course. There is space to take notes during the lectures so that you don't forget anything you thought of along the way.

To Get the Audio Version
Section 2: Going to College Abroad!

In this video you'll learn about the options for going to school internationally in Scandanavia.


This video will go over some options you have to study free or low cost in Europe.


In this video, we'll go over 2 great programs available in Japan and one in China.


This video will summarize why it can benefit you to go to college overseas.

List of International Colleges Working with USA Federal Financial Aid
25 pages
Section 3: Going to College In-State or Out-of-State

This video will explain the difference between in-state college and out-of-state college.


This video will show you a way to get in-state tuition while going to school out of state.


This video will go over some tuition myths, particularly those associated with residency status and dependent or independent status.

Section 4: Going to School Even Closer to Home

This video will talk about the benefits of going to school at a local community (junior) college.


This video will talk about why transferring and pre-planned degree programs are important.


This video attempts to dispell some of the myths around junior college.


This video will go over the 'real' college experience, versus the marketing ploy.


This video will talk about online schools and how to understand accreditation.


This video will talk about the importance of finding an online school that best fits your learning personality.

Section 5: Other Ways School Choice Can Save Money

This video will talk about scholarships that are not-competitive.


This video will talk about waivers and how they work.

Section 6: Testing Out

This video covers the basics of what testing out is and some of the most commonly accepted forms of it.


This video goes into some of the benefits of testing out, and how to use testing out strategically.


This video explains how the exams are scored and how to prepare for them.


This video goes into how these exams become recommendations for credit in the first place.

Section 7: The Big 3

This video talks about some places you can go to school that will accept an unlimited amount of exam credit.


This video walks you through an example degree plan at one of the Big 3 schools.

Section 8: Student Loans and Repayment

This video will cover what happens to your student loans after you stop attending college.

Section 9: Wrapping up the course
Wrap up and Goodbye!
Section 10: Course Bonus: Audio version for download
Audio Content: Sections 1 & 2
Audio Content: Section 3
Audio Content: Section 4.1
Audio Content: Section 4.2
Audio Content: Section 4.3
Audio Content: Section 5
Audio Content: Section 6.1
Audio Content: Section 6.2
Audio Content: Section 7.1
Audio Content: Section 7.2
Audio Content: Sections 8 & 9

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Instructor Biography

Nicole Hernandez, Business owner, publisher, educator

Nicole Hernandez has been an internet business entrepreneur for 15 years. She has run a software development company, a technology recruiting agency, and an early stage print on demand business in the past. Nowadays, she spends most of her time juggling a web development firm, a publishing company, editing work, and multiple blogs. Most recently she has embarked on a project to create an online home-school curriculum, which is still in development.

Nicole has received a Bachelors in Accounting, and a Masters of Business Administration (Information Technology concentration) from Western Governors University. She holds numerous additional industry certifications, as well as personal development certificates. She is a published non-fiction author, has edited 6 published books, and published hundreds of non-fiction articles in the technology and business sectors.

When not doing those things, she is spending time with her family in Texas, homeschooling her children, constantly working on her pile of classics reading, and keeping up with all things political and liberty loving.

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