Morgan Staub


Morgan Staub is a recent graduate of the State University of New York at Geneseo, where he majored in English Literature. He served as visual arts editor for Geneseo's acclaimed literary journal, Gandy Dancer, and was the first place recipient of the school's 2017 Lucy Harmon Writing Award in Literary Fiction.

Scholarships for Student Entrepreneurs

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An ancient Chinese proverb tells us that “The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is now”. Many people spend too much time thinking about what they should have done in the past. They don’t focus on ways they can grow for the future. If you like to …
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Different Types of College Saving Plans

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There are very few things that are certain in life, but here’s one to keep in mind: paying for college, almost without exception, is complicated. Whether you’re taking out student loans, participating in a work study program, receiving scholarship funds, or using money from a savings plan, you’ll have to fill out a lot of …
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How To Create a College Visit Worksheet

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You’re getting ready to graduate high school and go off to college. That means you’ll be heading into a new and unfamiliar time in your life, full of uncertainty and upheaval. The best possible way to deal with the inevitable chaos of the college application process is to control what you can. As someone who …
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Scholarships for Physics Majors

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You’ve probably heard an oft-repeated comment on society that says something to this effect: while we know the names of celebrities and socialites, few people can name a scientist or engineer, even though these people are vital to our communities. While it’s true that a career in science isn’t as inherently glamorous as others may …
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Scholarships for Students Interested In Acting

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The great Meryl Streep, considered by many to be one of the best actresses of all time, once said of her profession: “Acting is not about being someone different. It’s finding the similarity in what is apparently different, then finding myself in there.” This gets at a key point for those who choose to pursue …
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Myth: I Have To File My Taxes Before Filing The FAFSA

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Before you file your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), you’ll have to untangle some of the more complex financial aspects of the process. You’re asking yourself a ton of questions. Things you thought you wouldn’t have to worry about until after you graduated. What’s a dependent? What is my estimated family contribution? What …
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Myth: Only Students With Good Grades Get Financial Aid

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As senior year goes by and the reality of college gets closer, financial aid might be on your mind. College is expensive, and financial aid is the best way of paying for a higher education. But what if your grades aren’t so stellar? Do only students with good grades get financial aid? Do only students …
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How to Determine if a Scholarship is Worth Your Time and Effort

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As a senior in high school, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. Between pep rallies, acceptance letters, anxiously checking the mailbox, ceremonies, graduation parties, crying parents, plans for the summer, and nerves for the upcoming fall semester of college, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Without a doubt, it’s best to decide what exactly is …
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FAQs about the FAFSA

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It’s that time of year again! The 2018-19 FAFSA form recently was released for application. Students and parents nationwide are poring over every line of the form. Of course, you’ll have questions, especially with how complex the form is. Here’s a quick beginner’s guide to the FAFSA, answering some of the most FAQs about the …
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