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Posts Tagged ‘scholarships’

  • Scholarship Scams: 5 Warning Signs You’re Being Had

    Sep 19, 2013 • Brenda High • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    Scholarship Scams: 5 Warning Signs You’re Being Had

    Too many students become victims of scholarship scams. Students are enticed with promises of money for school in exchange for service fees or personal information. A major part of my job as a College and Career Readiness Coach is to help students find money for college using free resources. One of my students recently received [&hellip...

  • College Scholarship Opportunities for Your Current College Student

    Sep 13, 2013 • Wendy Nelson • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    College Scholarship Opportunities for Your Current College Student

    My daughter had a couple of nice local college scholarship awards going into her freshman year. These were one-time amounts and it was great to save some money on the first-semester bill. But I figured there had to be scholarships available to current college students too, so I did some research. It turns out there [&hellip...

  • Get Ahead by Applying for a Scholarship Over Summer Break

    Jun 28, 2013 • Brenda High • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    Get Ahead by Applying for a Scholarship Over Summer Break

    When it came to applying for a scholarship, my son made good use of his summers. His summer job was to research and find scholarships he thought he could obtain. To help create incentive for him, I paid him ten dollars for every scholarship he found. He had a strategic plan and effectively used his [&hellip...