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6 Postgraduate Scholarship Opportunities

Just because you’re out of undergraduate school doesn’t mean you won’t be eligible for any scholarships! There are plenty of awards out there for graduates, also known as postgraduates. If you’re planning on going after your master’s, you’ll definitely want to try applying for these scholarship opportunities for graduate students. 1. Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship …
student loans

What’s The Median Student Loan Debt in America?

With the cost of college going up every year, the median student loan debt in America is higher than ever. It is the second-highest consumer debt in the US. Here are some of the highlights of the latest statistics on student loan debt in America.  Snapshot of Total Student Loan Debt  Currently, the total student …

Your Quick Guide to the Rotary Scholarship

Scholarships and grants don’t only come from schools – many organizations host their own programs to help students afford their college education. This includes Rotary! The global club offers awards, fellowships, and more for individuals in need of financial assistance. Keep reading to discover how you can apply for a Rotary scholarship, too. What is …
financial advice & planning

Why Is Financial Literacy Important for College Students?

In the shuffle of sending college applications, writing scholarship essays, and applying for student loans, the one thing that goes overlooked is the importance of financial literacy. This is a huge mistake that can have far-reaching consequences. Financial literacy is the most important thing a student can learn to ensure their financial stability over the …
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4 Important Deadlines for Scholarship Applications

You know when your college applications are due, but what about potential scholarships? These deadlines may not be as important as your college admissions, but they are essential if you want to try to make college a bit more affordable with a scholarship! Some will even cover your entire tuition if you’re lucky.  Taking note …

Q&A with $2500 Scholarship Winner Jake Golden

Congratulations are in order for College Raptor’s most recent $2,500 scholarship winner Jake Golden! His essay made me curious about Jake’s college journey. Luckily, he was kind enough to answer a few more questions. Here’s what he had to say! CR: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Jake: My name is Jake, and I’m …