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Some of the most unusual scholarships available to students

Who says applying for scholarships is boring? There are a lot of scholarships for students that are awarded for untraditional reasons. The qualifications for these are all different, but for any student seeking financial assistance, it can be a great opportunity.

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6 Challenges Students Have With Finding Scholarships, FAFSA, and Pell Grants

6 Challenges Students Have With Finding Scholarships, FAFSA, and Pell Grants The average student really struggles through the choices for paying for college. The selection of choice between scholarships, FAFSA, Pell grants, financial aid and student loans is overwhelming. It is

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The Truth about Scholarships That Don’t Require Essays

While the scholarship application is long and arduous, and wanting to avoid writing yet another in a long line of essays is understandable, hoping that high GPAs and strong SAT/ACT scores will land you a scholarship is nothing but a

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Writing an Autobiographical Essay

Along with the majority of college applications, a lot of scholarship applications now require you to write an autobiographical essay, which conveys something about who you are or how you think. While this can seem like an inconvenience, or yet

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Common Scholarship Essay Questions

Scholarships are an organization’s financial investment in students. Ideally, they want someone who excels academically, behaves positively and gives back to the community. It can seem as though with so many qualified applicants, it would be very difficult to pick

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Are You Ready For Your Scholarship Interview?

Nowadays, there are a lot of scholarships that might require you to come in for a face-to-face interview. Believe it or not, these interviews can be a great way to introduce yourself beyond simply what you’ve written on the application.

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The Recommendation Letter

Most scholarships will ask you for at least one, if not more recommendation letters. You’ve spent so much time meticulously picking and choosing which information to include in your application, so be just as particular about who you ask to

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