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Archive for the ‘scholarships’ Category


Need Help With Your Scholarship Search? Jump on Twitter!

  Need help with your scholarship search? I’m a Twitter fanatic. I hopped on the bandwagon early and I’ve been using it ever since. If you aren’t on there, you should be. If you want your student to find and apply for scholarships, you most definitely should be. Scholarship sites tweet daily about current and […]

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6 Tips for Writing a Winning Scholarship Essay

Essays are the mainstay of scholarship applications, and being able to write essays that stand out and woo the reader are key to winning scholarships. Scholarship essays aren’t the typical English class essay, though. You don’t get a grade based on your work, there are no good efforts in scholarship writing; you either get the […]

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4 Excuses to Not Apply for Scholarships

  If you haven’t heard them, you have made them. These four excuses will keep you from getting a piece of the free money that’s out there and ripe for the picking. Make these excuses and you will be throwing away money that could be used to pay for scholarships. It’s a waste of time. If […]

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Scholarships with April Deadlines

  It’s the last day of March and #MarchMadness is coming to a close. Is your student’s college or your college in the final four? March comes to a close and it’s time to look ahead to April. What will you do with the next month? Help your student apply for these scholarships with April […]

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Scholarships That Pay All Your College Expenses

Everyone wants a free ride for college. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. Even athletic scholarships rarely provide students with a full ride for athletes. Scholarships that pay all college expenses are available, however, if you know where to look. Here are four ways your student can win enough scholarship money to pay for all their […]

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Green Mountain College Offers $200,000 Sustainability Scholarship

  Green Mountain College Announces $200,000 Scholarship Award to Help a Student Pursue Sustainable Education The most pressing challenges of our time await your innovative solutions. Green Mountain College, the nation’s number-one college for sustainability based education, wants to empower you to make a better world. Today, the college is announcing a new First in […]

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Scholarships and the ACT: How to Apply and What to Score

  For students who are juniors or seniors in high school, it’s time to start thinking about ACT scores and possible scholarships. How to Find and Apply For Scholarships While getting a top score on the ACT isn’t easy, it is simple. Or at least, the process for taking the ACT is simple compared to […]

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2017 Frame My Future Scholarship

Unlike most of the traditional scholarships, there are no essays to write, no grade or academic requirements—it is all about creativity. With the Frame My Future Scholarship, students are challenged to create a visual entry, whether it is a photograph, collage, painting, illustration, poem, short story—any single piece that demonstrates what he/she would like to […]

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Top 5 Tips for Winning Scholarships

The burden of college tuition is too harsh for a hard-working parent. No matter how much you planned your expenses and tried to save money for years before this moment came, you’re put in front a huge challenge: you have to invest thousands of dollars in a single year of education. The average annual tuition […]

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Crowdfunding to Pay for College

  Crowdfunding. It’s the new way to raise money for all kinds of worthwhile endeavors. But did you know that your student can use it to raise money for college? In the spirit of the famous quote, “It takes a village to raise a child”, crowdfunding takes college savings to a whole new level. Though […]

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