Oklahoma offers state-authorized tuition waivers as well as discounts to senior citizens wishing to educate themselves at its public colleges and universities. However, be sure to discuss your needs and goals with the admissions department of the institution you desire to attend. ( Audit a class for free age 65 and over.
- Ask your tax advisor about Uncle Sam’s $10,000 lifetime senior citizen deduction for higher education!
World Class Universities and Colleges offer free courses
Johns Hopkins, University of Notre Dame and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, post course material and lectures on their Web sites. You won’t get credit toward a degree, but you can pursue an interest, sharpen your skills or even learn a language. (Update: Something new: MIT for Free and Take Harvard and MIT Classes for Free at www.edx.org
FOREIGN-LANGUAGE LESSONS (Free)
- ~FSI-language-courses.org, access courses developed by the U.S. Foreign Service Institute in 41 languages.
- ~ Openculture.com/freelanguagelessons– several free language lessons that you can download to your MP3 player.
- ~MangoLanguages.com to see whether your public library grants you free access to its courses in 22 foreign languages and 14 courses in English as a second language.
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