Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist at College Prep Ready who assists families, who don't qualify for financial aid and feel overwhelmed with paying for college, to win merit scholarships (not based on income level) and gain peace of mind!

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How to Find Scholarships for Science Majors

The costs of attending college are rising at alarming rates each year. The majority of students and their families will have to accept a financial aid package (including scholarships, grants, and loans) to cover those costs. Students--whether you are a college freshman or senior--you can help to minimize the amount of loans you will need to pay for college.read more

Increase the Value of Your Science Degree

According to the U.S. Department of Education, the positions requiring science degrees are on the rise. You want to make sure that you can stand out above the competition. As you look forward to winter break and the holidays, spend time coming up with ideas to enhance your degree. With the increased competition, you may have to obtain more than a bachelor's degreeread more

How to Get Cheaper Science Textbooks

I remember spending over $500 in one semester for my biology books. You will find that many science or health majors spend upwards of a $1,000 or more per year because they have to buy model and lab kits in addition to their textbooks. However, there are ways to cut the costs of buying textbooks. read more

Volunteer Opportunities for Science and Health Majors

This is the time of the year when many people start preparing for the upcoming holidays and college students are dreaming of starting winter break. College and high school students can take advantage of this season by volunteering with local charities and other organizations on campus or in your hometown. Volunteering has many benefits whether you're applying to college or to a job.read more

Must-Have Skills for Science Majors Part 2

In addition to having proper research and writing skills, science majors must be able to communicate effectively and have good math skills. Start today on developing your writing, research, communication, and math skills to give you the advantage in working internships, volunteer opportunities, and your future careers.read more

Must-Have Skills for Science Majors Part 1

In looking back over my time as a Biology major, I spent the majority of my time writing and conducting research projects. Having writing and researching skills comes with the territory of wanting to work in the science field. Every day, I use those skills in my current position which has helped me to develop my skills more and be more successful. I have included a few pointers for you below.read more

Study Abroad Tips for Science Majors

Participating in study abroad programs will be difficult because of demanding science course schedules, but you can take advantage of these programs with proper planning.read more

Understanding Science Majors

I believe that there are five key aspects to consider when pursuing a career in the science field.read more

So, You Want to Major in Science?

Those of you who are interested in obtaining a degree in the science field will have the opportunity to incorporate the knowledge and skills gained from your college degree to confront daily challenges and solve complex problems.read more