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10 Essay Prompts to Have on Hand

10 Essay Prompts to Have on Hand

Managing scholarship applications, deadlines, and essay prompts can become overwhelming, but keeping your previously written essays allows you to reduce...
3 Easy Essay Tips to Keep in Mind

3 Easy Essay Tips to Keep in Mind

Keep these 3 tips in mind as you are writing your essays. 1. Be authentic When writing your essay, stay...
8 Steps to a Winning College or Scholarship Essay

8 Steps to a Winning College or Scholarship Essay

The essay portion of any college or scholarship application can be daunting, but with a little preparation and guidance, you...
Why you need an accountability partner + how to find yours today

Why You Need an Accountability Partner + How to Find Yours Today

Accountability is key when applying for scholarships, jobs, and college. It is easy to become overwhelmed with deadlines, the seemingly...
Nine Things Every Freshman Needs to Know Before Starting College

Nine Things Every Freshman Needs to Know Before Starting College

This is a guest post written by Samantha, the founder of AsLifeGrows.com, where she teaches students everything they need to know...
How to save and display your awards and honors

How to Save and Display Your Awards and Honors

Awards and honors are an important part of applying to colleges and for scholarships. Have you been keeping the certificates,...
How to create your honors and awards list for applications

How to Create Your Honors and Awards List for Applications

It’s time for you to start thinking about listing awards, honors, and activities for your college and scholarship applications. There...
College Planning Begins the Summer After 8th Grade

College Planning Begins the Summer After 8th Grade Graduation

Did you know that high school officially begins as soon as a student graduates from 8th grade? Anything they do...
How to Afford College when the FAFSA Doesn’t Foot the Bill

How to Afford College when the FAFSA Doesn’t Foot the Bill

This is a guest blog post written by our friends at Student Caffé, a free, inclusive resource for current and prospective college students. They offer...