Paying for College

Myth: I Can Just Reuse Essays On Multiple Scholarships

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The essay is arguably the most important component of your scholarship application. It’s a chance to tell your story and help you stand out among all the other applicants. but writing them is also time-consuming. This is where many applicants are tempted to reuse the same college scholarship essay on multiple applications. Here’s why it’s …

What Is Financial Awareness Counseling For Federal Student Loans?

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Financial Awareness Counseling is online interactive tool. Provided by the federal government, the tool helps students understand their loans and their commitment as borrowers.   All students and families who have federal student loans can access this tool by logging into their account on the Federal Student Aid site and clicking the Financial Awareness Counseling link. What …

Myth: Winning Scholarships Lowers Your Award Letter Money, So Don’t Apply For Them!

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This myth is only partly true. Winning a government scholarship will lower your award letter money. But this ONLY applies to your award letter money, which are the funds allotted to you by the school you choose to attend. It has absolutely no bearing on the total amount of scholarship money or any other funding …

How To Find Local Scholarships

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Scholarships are the best way to pay for college. It’s a good idea to spend a few hours every week to search and apply for scholarship opportunities. You can find thousands of scholarships being offered by: large and small businesses, non-profit organizations, religious groups, schools, and even individuals. There are national level and even local …

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