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College student researching financial aid on her laptop at campus.

How to Use Scholarship Money in College

Did you win a scholarship? Congratulations! This cash can go a long way to helping you pay for college, especially if it’s a full ride. So how should you spend it? The answer to that can actually depend on the scholarship’s terms and conditions, but, in rare cases, you could be allowed to spend it …
$2,500 scholarship winner Amanda McCard

Chatting With $2,500 Scholarship Winner Amanda McCard!

Congratulations are in order for College Raptor’s most recent $2,500 scholarship winner, Amanda McCard! Her winning essay made me curious about Amanda’s college journey. Luckily, she was kind enough to answer a few more questions. Here’s what she had to say! Tell us about yourself! My name is Amanda McCard and I am an incoming …
$1,000 scholarship winner Summer Hollingsworth

Chatting with $1,000 Scholarship Winner Summer Hollingsworth!

Congratulations to Summer Hollingsworth for her recent win of College Raptor’s $1,000 scholarship! I got to chat with Summer about her college search challenges and her ultimate decision on where to go to school. Here’s what she had to say! Tell us about yourself! Hello, I’m Summer Hollingsworth and I just graduated from Bayfield High …
College student researching financial aid on her laptop at campus.

Are There Transfer Scholarships for Community College Students?

Often, students who attend community college decide they want to continue their education at a four year college or university after they’ve received their Associate degree. While you can still apply for FAFSA and may be eligible for some grants, you may be wondering if there are scholarships available to you. The short answer is: …
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What You Need to Know about Non-Traditional Scholarships

Are you heading back to school after your original education was interrupted? Or are you considering studying abroad? Some students fit the mold of “non-traditional.” Finding scholarships and grants may prove difficult for these types of students, but it’s not impossible. Here are some tips, tricks, and information you need to know if you are …
John McGowan

Q&A Interview With Scholarship Winner John McGowan! 

John McGowan is the winner of the $2,500 College Raptor scholarship! Congratulations are in order. Recently I had the chance to chat with John about his college search journey and what challenges he faced along the way. Check out this interview with a scholarship winner! Tell us about yourself! My name is John McGowan. I …
Scholarship winner Tai Nguyen

Q&A Interview With Scholarship Winner Tai Nguyen!

Tai Nguyen deserves a round of applause for winning the $1,000 College Raptor scholarship! His winning essay included details about his college journey and we just had to know more. Here is our Q&A interview with scholarship winner Tai Nguyen! Tell us about yourself! Hey! I’m Tai Nguyen and currently a senior at Mountain View …
Scholarship award winner Sofia Zapata

Q&A with $1,000 Scholarship Award Winner Sofia Zapata

Sofia Zapata is the latest scholarship award winner here at College Raptor! Her gripping essay about her college search journey earned her $1,000 towards her higher education costs. I had the chance to chat further with Sofia about her dreams and challenges. Here’s what she had to say! Tell us about yourself! Well, my name …
$2500 Scholarship winner William Li

Chatting with $2,500 Scholarship Winner William Li

William Li is College Raptor’s latest $2500 Scholarship Winner! Congratulations, William. I had the chance to chat with this bright student about his college search journey. Here’s what he had to say. Tell us about yourself! I’m currently a senior attending Brooklyn Technical High School. My main academic interests are in computer engineering. I love …
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Well Known National Scholarships For High School Students       

There are hundreds upon hundreds of scholarships available to help pay for college. While local scholarships are a great source of money, what about scholarships on a larger scale? One of the most recognized national scholarships for high school students is the National Merit Scholarships. Let’s break them down. National Merit Scholarships There are three …