Katelyn McAdam

Congratulations! You got in! Now what?
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You Got In! Now What?

Congrats! The envelope you’ve been waiting for came in the mail, and the letter said exactly what you’d hoped. You got in! You might have spent months or weeks crafting the perfect personal statement to set you apart from other applicants. You waited, hoped, and dreamed that this day would come, and it finally has! Everyone has been …
Should you use the Universal College Application?
college applications

Universal College Application (UCA): Should You Use It?

College applications are a unique beast. Depending on how many schools you’re applying to, your applications could take an afternoon or an entire month (or 3). You have to know all your personal information, list out all of your extracurriculars, select a major, and, of course, write the essay. And since each school has its …
Take advantage of summer while getting your Master's Degree in Education
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4 Ways to Optimize Your Summer While Working on Your M.Ed.

Everybody thinks teachers have the easiest job because they get summers off. Those of us in the schools know that this is far from the truth. Yes, teachers have the summer “off”, but that just means they aren’t getting paid, not that they aren’t working. Some teachers use their summer months to rework curriculum, revamp …
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7 Scholarships for Education Majors

Getting a degree in education to become a teacher is great until you see your bill. It’s no secret that teachers don’t make top dollar. Digging your way out of student loan debt with a teacher’s salary isn’t easy. That’s why you should try to find as many scholarships for education majors as soon as …
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7 Scholarships for Students in Missouri

Searching for scholarships can take a lot of time. Thus, we’re sorting through the billions of dollars worth of award money for you! Here are a few Missouri scholarships you should apply for if you’re a student there: 1. Missouri Mayflower Society Scholarship Amount: Varies Deadline: TBD for 2021 This scholarship is open to high …
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The 10 Best Scholarships for Christian Students

There are many scholarships available through religious organizations. These can come from the colleges themselves, or your local church. The scholarships discussed on this list do not include local-level church scholarships, so be sure to ask your pastor if there are any award opportunities in your area or through your church. 1. Colorado Christian Scripture …
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5 Cheerleading Scholarships to Apply For

The age-old debate of whether or not cheerleading should be considered a sport is still in full swing. But good news, many colleges and universities are also starting to give scholarships for cheer. While many cheerleading scholarships won’t cover your entire tuition, any money you don’t have to repay means taking out fewer loans. Here …
Should you use the Common Application when applying to colleges
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The Common Application: Should You Use It?

Working on college applications can be a daunting process. It’s your senior year of high school and you have a lot on your mind (mainly the future) not to mention all the social events taking place. And we all have those relatives–every time you’re at a family gathering it’s “where are you going to college …

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