Tag: scholarship applications

Secrets to Writing an Amazing Scholarship Essay

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Who doesn't want free money for college? Answer: no one! Here are some tips to help you write an amazing scholarship application and win that award. read more

Scholarship Saturday: October 19, 2019

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Check out CollegeXpress' Scholarship Saturday! read more

Ultimate Scholarships Guide: How to Apply and Win

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Director of Communications, Commonwealth School

The final installment of a three-part series all about scholarships! This time we're talking scholarship applications, plus tricks to help you win more. read more

What Is a "Takeaway Resume," and How Can It Help You?

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Having trouble crafting your resume? Try making the "takeaway resume" to enhance your applications and show what you've learned. Here's how to do it! read more

How to Apply for Scholarships the Right Way

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Applying for scholarships can be monotonous, but these seven tips can get you on the right track to winning more money for college. read more

Q&A With Emily: Improving Scholarship Applications

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Question: How do I make myself look better on scholarship applications? read more

The 3 Steps to Winning Scholarships

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High School Student

Yes, there's a lot of work in these three steps, but finding and applying for scholarships is not as crazy as it seems! read more

Develop a Strategic Plan for Winning Scholarships

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Vice President of Programs, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

It's senior year . . . and you're probably exhausted. But it's crucial that you make time to apply for scholarships. And that you do it the right way. read more

Secrets From a Scholarship Application Reader

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Editor-in-Chief, Carnegie Communications

Ever wish you could get inside the mind of a scholarship reader and find out what makes an application stand out? You're in luck! Read on for some super helpful tips from a real-life scholarship reader. read more

The Top Four Objections to Scholarships

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Founder, Thousand Dollar Hour

People freak out when I tell them they should apply for scholarships. Why would you hate on something so awesome--and more accessible than you realize? read more