College – Getting In and Paying For It:
Free Ways to Get Creative!
- Animoto – Easily turn your pictures and text into a cool video
- beatlab – Make and edit music!
- Comic Master – This site helps you design your own comic strips or graphic novels, providing characters, backgrounds, and more
- deviantART – Show off your creative projects – art, writing, whatever – and check out what other people have posted
- Figment – Are you a writer? Check out Figment to share with the world on a site sometimes perused by publishers, and to join a community of writers
- Gamestar Mechanic – Interested in making video games? This site lets you do it for free, plus play other people’s games and a lot more
- Hackasaurus – Want to learn a little web design? Find it here!
- JibJab – Insert your face or your friends’ faces to make hilarious personalized video e-cards
- Picmonkey – Edit your photos with a ton of cool tools
- Piktochart – Create all kinds of cool infographics – a great way to spice up school assignments!
- Popplet – Store and share your ideas in a fun visual web
- StoryCasting – Who do you picture playing the star of your favorite book? Create and share your fantasy casting for the books you love!
- Xtranormal – Create an easy 3-D movie – all you have to do is write the script and choose the characters!
Other Good Stuff:
- Mint – Learn to manage your money like a pro – you can get a free account and use the site to help you budget
- Sporcle – Test your knowledge with fun quizzes on everything from past presidents to Harry Potter
- Sync – Download free audiobooks every summer