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Gabrielle McCormick
Having earned well over $150,000 in scholarships to pay for her bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, Gabrielle McCormick teaches students, parents, and education professionals from across the country about winning scholarships to pay for college. Between finishing her dissertation and watching the NFL and NBA, she runs Scholarship Informer in her efforts to make college affordable for anyone that wishes to attend.
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How to Spot and Avoid the Most Common Scholarship Scams

Advances in technology have created extremely skilled individuals. Identify theft, spam, phishing, and a number of other schemes have ruined many lives. Make sure that you protect your family from scholarship scams by learning how to spot and avoid the most common types. Read More
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When Should You Start Looking for Scholarships?

Parents and students often ask me, “When should we start looking for scholarships?” You may be wondering about this or think you know the answer. Take your best guess, but the answer may surprise you. Read More
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How to Find Scholarships You Qualify for in Minutes

If you’re wondering how you can find millions in scholarships in a matter of minutes, keep reading. Read More
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National Scholarships: Are they worth it?

Large national scholarships ($5,000 or more) are everywhere. While I love that these organizations are investing in education, they’re also gaining a ton of exposure. Once during college football season, I remember a sports commentator saying that a team behaved in a way where they weren't taking candy from a baby, but were trying to take a steak from a caveman. I believe this sums up large national scholarships as well. Here’s why… Read More
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The 16 Most Popular Scholarship Essay and Application Questions

Believe it or not, scholarship committees generally ask the same types of questions and have similar applications. That’s right! The scholarships you find are going to fit into specific themes which you must be able to identify in order to save your family time, frustration, stress, and most importantly – money. Read More
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