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Should I Focus on One Scholarship Category or Several?

Once you’ve found something that works, it can be hard doing it any other way. So when a student finds their talent, skill, or unique factor that can be used in their scholarship search, they might only search for those relevant opportunities. For example, if a student is on their school’s student council, they may …
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What Are College Tuition-Reimbursement Programs?

Tuition-reimbursement programs are a special type of repayment plan where employers offer to reimburse their employees’ education expenses. In most cases, employees who choose to participate will have to pay out of pocket for the courses they take. They then get back some or all of their tuition expenses, depending on their company policy. Why Do …
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What Is Tuition Assistance?

Tuition assistance programs are rewards that certain employers give you for going to school while working. The most well-known one is joining a branch of the military, whether through your campus’s ROTC branch or having served already. Such employers will offer aid to help pay for your schooling. How much aid depends on the company. …
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Can A Scholarship Expire?

When applying for a scholarship (or after you’ve been awarded one), it’s important to understand how their specific terms and how they work. One question you might be asking yourself is “Can they expire?” Here’s what you need to know about expiration dates and your scholarship: Can They Expire? Some students who win scholarships wonder …
Are scholarships taxable income?
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Are Scholarships Considered Taxable Income?

Money always seems to be fraught with complications. Who wants to worry about taxes while figuring out financial aid and how to pay for your college education. Hopefully, this article will help clarify and simplify some questions you may have. So, are scholarships taxable income? It depends on what you use their funds for. Tuition …
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Can a Student Receive Both Merit-Based and Need-Based Aid?

While you’re applying to financial aid, you may come across need-based and merit-based aid. What do those two terms mean though? Need-based aid is awarded on the basis of financial need. Students can (and should) file the FAFSA to discover need-based award opportunities. Those come in the forms of scholarships, grants, work studies, and loans. …
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Is There Any Way To Guarantee That We Can Get A College Scholarship?

When it comes to college scholarships, there are no 100% guarantees as schools take into consideration several factors before they make any decision. However, there is one thing you can do to boost your chances significantly—get good grades. It’s true—while colleges across the U.S. offer scholarships for accomplishments in areas that range from athletics and …