Category Archives: Advice

Weird Scholarships

Weird Scholarships

Many people plug away at their computers in search of scholarships in the hopes they can partially fund their higher education.  While this is admirable and necessary, it is also sometimes futile.  Many people probably are not going to win any of the scholarships that Google listed for the “scholarships” search term.  They need to… Read More »

10 Ways to Make Scholarships Love You

10 Ways to Make Scholarships Love You

If you are a current or incoming college student, chances are you plan to apply for college scholarships.  As more and more students try to avoid significant student loan debt, competition for winning these college scholarship opportunities continues to increase.  When it comes to acing that scholarship essay and making your application stand-out from the… Read More »

10 Common Scholarship Scams

10 Common Scholarship Scams

With so many incoming and current college students applying for scholarships to supplement the high price tag of their college educations, information and opportunities for scholarship opportunities seem to be everywhere.  Unfortunately, not all of these opportunities are legitimate.  Scholarship scams can and do happen all too often, so it is imperative that students and… Read More »

Five Tips on Winning Scholarships

5 Tips on Winning Scholarship

As the price for a college education continues to dramatically rise, it is imperative for students to have a plan to receive scholarships that can supplement those incredibly high college costs.  According to CollegeBoard, a leading source for collegiate planning resources, two-thirds of all full-time enrolled college students use scholarships and grants to pay for… Read More »