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How Do You Actually Find Scholarships?

By ScholarPrep Nation / November 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

One of the questions I hear most often is: how can we actually find scholarships? So, here’s my best advice and top resources for finding and winning scholarships. First, it’s important to know that there are four main sources of scholarships: The college or university you will attend The department that houses your major Local […]

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How to Narrow Down Your Top College List

How to Narrow Down Your Top College List

By ScholarPrep Nation / November 9, 2017 / 0 Comments

This is a guest post written by our friend, Heather Lomax, a contributing writer and media relations specialist for Hi Quality Tutorials. She regularly produces content for a variety of higher education blogs, discussing how to apply to college and survive while you’re there. Where you choose to attend school is one of life’s biggest […]

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The Secret to Preparing for College and Scholarship Applications

The Secret to Preparing for College and Scholarship Applications

By ScholarPrep Nation / August 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

If you’re reading this, I’m guessing you’ve googled something along the lines of “how to prepare for college” and you know that there is a ton of information out there on what parents and students should or should not be doing to prepare. This can be so overwhelming! Let me share a little secret with […]

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How parents can help their kids prepare for applications without stress

How Parents Can Help Their Kids Prepare for Applications Without Stress

By ScholarPrep Nation / August 28, 2017 / Comments Off on How Parents Can Help Their Kids Prepare for Applications Without Stress

What comes to mind when you think about planning for college? Most families say things like: Timelines Debt Scholarships Overwhelming Test prep Essay writing Money Excitement, sadness and even terror! But do you know what they never say that is quite possibly the most important thing that every family can do when it comes to […]

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8 Steps to a Winning College or Scholarship Essay

8 Steps to a Winning College or Scholarship Essay

By ScholarPrep Nation / August 7, 2017 / Comments Off on 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 can write a winner! 1. Start Now! Can I write the essay the night before? Not likely. One of the best ways to set yourself up for success with your essay is to start early. […]

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College Planning Begins the Summer After 8th Grade

College Planning Begins the Summer After 8th Grade Graduation

By ScholarPrep Nation / May 3, 2017 / Comments Off on 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 after that day can be included on their high school resume for college and scholarship applications. Therefore, the summer before freshman year is the perfect time to start planning for college, even if it seems […]

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