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Top Three Tips to Finding College Scholarships

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Top Three Tips to Finding College Scholarships

Parents often ask us where their teen can find college scholarships and, in our opinion, this is the one area we recommend parents take an active role. Searching for and applying for scholarships is time consuming and many students avoid it. What you need to know is all college scholarship sites are not equal. Many aren’t legitimate or are little more than sources for gathering your data. It’s a given that you will get some unsolicited emails and you won’t want to overload your yours or your students existing email accounts. Tips to Finding Scholarships Tip #1:    ...

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4 Ways to Keep College Application Costs Down!

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4 Ways to Keep College Application Costs Down!

This year will be another record-high year for applications. In conjunction with that it has also marked a banner year for wait-list and denials of competitive students. So, is the answer to send more applications, and does that increase your chances of getting an admit letter? It might. But it will cost you. The average student in our area is applying to 10-12 schools and can expect to pay upwards of $1,000 in application fees. That doesn’t include sending transcripts and test scores, with their associated fees, required by many colleges. First, every school on your list should be one that...

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