Tag: scholarship applications

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

The Top Three Scholarship Myths

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Founder, Thousand Dollar Hour

There are a lot of myths floating around out there regarding college scholarships. "They're only for high school seniors." "It's hard to get scholarships." "Just go to one website." For every scholarship myth you believe, you're costing yourself money--maybe even tens of thousands of dollars! read more

Make Your Scholarship Applications Stand Out in a Crowd

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Don't let the thought of competing for scholarships get you down. There are ways you can make sure your scholarship application shines. read more

Creative Ways to Pay for College

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When it comes to financial aid, you've heard it all before: government loans, scholarships, grants, etc. But what happens when you tap all these resources and you still come up short? It's time to get creative. read more

How to Apply for Scholarships

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Think applying for scholarships is a waste of time? Think again! We'll help you navigate through the scholarship application process. read more