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Posts Tagged ‘scholarships’


Scholarship Friday: Savor Summer College Scholarship

“Apply to scholarships with the least number of applicants to increase your odds of winning.” This advice applies not only to local scholarships, but also non-nationally known scholarships as well. Today’s scholarship is awarded by How to Win College Scholarships’ founder Monica Matthews. The Savor Summer College Scholarship (sponsored by how2winscholarships.com) is a $500 scholarship award. To be eligible, […]

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Your SAT Score Can Help Win Scholarships

  Working hard in school can help you land great scholarships that will help you with the cost of going to school. Scholarships are a much better alternative to student loans because you don’t have to pay them back. How well you do in school can have an impact on the amount of scholarship money […]

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Scholarship Friday: Fishing Scholarships

  The #1 searched item on my website is this: Snag a Fishing Scholarship. Who knew there were so many students and parents looking for fishing scholarships? But how do you win these scholarships in high school? First, you have to compete in competitions that award scholarships. If your high school doesn’t have a fishing club, […]

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The 5 Best Places to Search for Scholarships

  I can’t stress enough the importance of adding a scholarship search strategy to your college prep. Even if you’re prepared to foot the entire bill, your student should have some “skin in the game”. Searching for scholarships is one way to make that happen. Where does your student begin? Here are five great places […]

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Easy Community Service Scholarships

  DoSomething.org is all about “doing”–for your community. By signing up for one of their featured campaigns, students not only do good, but they could even win a scholarship — which means money to pay for school. Following are some easy community service scholarships: Treat Yo Friends-$1000 Give a friend a “voucher book” of fun activities so you can reconnect and […]

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Are Scholarships a Scam?

Wait. Did I just ask that question? I did. I asked it because many parents believe they are a scam. Their students work hard, apply, and never win anything. They are frustrated, discouraged and feel the promise of scholarships is a pipe-dream. You may have been there yourself, asking the same question: are scholarships a […]

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10 “No Essay” Scholarships with March Deadlines

  It’s Scholarship Friday again and today I’m sharing 10 “no essay” scholarships with March deadlines: Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Amount: Up to $15,000 Challenge is open to legal U.S. residents who are at least 13 years of age and are enrolled in grades 9-12 who create a 60-90 second video that demonstrates the importance […]

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Creative Scholarships with February Deadlines

  Most Fridays I like to highlight scholarships and this week is no exception. You’ve heard me say that there are scholarships available for all types of students, even if they aren’t A+ students, athletes or student leaders. Today’s scholarships are for those students who exhibit creativity and talent in the arts. The deadlines are […]

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Test Prep Week: Can Test Prep Help You Win Scholarships?

  Why is test prep important? We all know that colleges use these test scores to evaluate a student’s ability to do well in a college environment. But is there more to taking time to prepare for standardized tests? Yes. In addition to good scores enabling you to apply to your dream college, good scores […]

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Scholarships with January 2016 Deadlines

It’s almost the end of December and it’s time to share some scholarships with January 2016 deadlines. Just in time to spend your holiday break applying for scholarships. Cappex list of 17 Scholarships with January deadlines About.com list of 97 College Scholarships with January deadlines JLV College Consulting list of 82 Scholarships with January deadlines This […]

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