Category : Applying for Scholarships

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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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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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A Quick and Easy Scholarship Plan for Busy Students and Families

Let’s face it. Scholarships can be overwhelming, frustrating, and downright draining. Whether it’s a hectic schedule, heavy homework week, procrastination, or just an “I’m not feeling it today” mood, you must have a scholarship strategy that you can stick to. Read More
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How Many Scholarships Should You Be Applying For?

Unfortunately, each and every year the next class of graduates is deemed “The Most Indebted Ever”. But how many scholarships should you be applying for? It’s a question I hope to answer for you in this post. Read More
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