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Category: Financial Aid

College Scholarships FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about College Scholarships We have aggregated a list of the most popular scholarship questions below in a continuing effort to provide the best, most comprehensive information for your college future.  The basics of scholarships is may not be intuitive and must be understood to get the most out of your financial aid…

Avoiding College Scholarship Scams

How to Avoid Scholarship Scams It is critical for you to be able to spot a legitimate scholarship opportunity from a scam.  After years of research, our education experts have assembled a simple list of tell-tale signs for you to recognize during your college scholarship search.  The simple tips below can help you avoid disaster…

College Scholarship Basics

The Key to Finding More Money for College Unearthing the right college scholarship can be the difference between getting into college and attending a school you love.  Scholarships are an important resource for your financial aid package and there are billions of scholarships to qualified students.  With a variety of college scholarships available, it is…

Debunking Scholarship Myths

Common Myths about College Scholarships We receive questions all the time about college scholarships and common beliefs that we would like to address to help you best navigate this portion of your financial aid package.  Carefully read through these common myths about scholarships to help you gain a better perspective and align your expectations accordingly.…

Finding College Scholarships

How Do You Find College Scholarships? College scholarships are a blessing for many applicants.  A scholarship will often be disseminated based upon merit, skills, traits, and abilities.  Best of all – they do not need to be repaid unlike student loans. The key: finding the right scholarships for you. A college-based scholarship, akin to college-based…

Keys to a Great Scholarship Essay

Tips for a Winning Scholarship Essay You work hard in class and give your all to successfully transition to college.  You invest time to find great scholarship opportunities and busily complete the data required.  When the essay portion of the college scholarship application comes up you freeze.  Bumping into a mental block on a scholarship…

Scholarship Guide

Complete Guide to Earning Scholarship Money for College Our team has painstakingly put together information to help you get the most financial aid possible.  Below you will find details about the differing types of financial aid, the financial aid process, insider tips, how to write a great essay, and finding the perfect scholarships for you. …

College Scholarship Tips

Tips to Maximize College Scholarships Finding the perfect college scholarships will take work.  College scholarship programs often have applications with essays and personal information.  Therefore, you can expect it will take time to find applicable college scholarships.  Making the most of your time and resources, you will need to remember a key axiom. The unwavering…

How to Graduate College Debt Free

Steps to Help You Minimize College Debt As you know, college is a substantial investment.  It is an investment of your time, energy, and resources.  By all accounts, it is well worth the investment to invest in yourself.  The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study estimates the value-added earnings from a college degree is roughly 15…

What is College Readiness?

Will I Be Ready for College? What does it mean to be college ready?   College readiness can be an ambiguous term to many students, parents, and teachers across the country.  Our goal is to demystify the notion of what it means to be ready to attend college and succeed in college by using data.  The…