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Intro to Scholarships – A Beginner’s Guide

Is this your first time searching for college scholarships? Are you not sure where even to begin? Don’t worry; thousands of other students are just as confused as you are right now. But, you have taken a step in the right direction by reading this post. I know it can be a bit overwhelming when you think about how much college costs, but take a deep breath and relax. The funding is out there, you just need to know where to find it and, more importantly, how to secure it. Over the years, I have offered advice on every aspect of the financial aid game, from searching for scholarships to writing a stellar essay. So, I dug deep into my archives to create a list of the most important topics you’ll need to know to help you go from novice to expert scholarship hunter in no time flat. But, before you start reading this intro to scholarships, I think it’s a good idea for you to know a few things up front.

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Graduate Scholarships & Other Ways to Pay for College

Earlier this year, I posted a blog giving students advice on where to find graduate scholarships and it seemed to resonate with many students. Several have contacted me seeking additional information on how to fund their graduate degree programs, so I thought it might be time to delve deeper into the subject. One student, Christian, asked:

“It doesn’t seem like there are many scholarships for graduate students available. Is that true? Is it worth looking for scholarships? Are there other sources of funding I should be thinking about?”

These are all very good questions, Christian. Yes, graduate scholarships are not as readily available as scholarships for incoming college freshmen and undergraduate students, but that doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Graduate students just have to do a little more research and think outside the box when it comes to finding free money for college. Continue Reading…


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Crime Doesn’t Pay, but Your Mistakes Just Might!

Have you ever made a mistake and wished you could go back in time to change it? I’m not talking about holding up a bank or stealing a car (crime doesn’t pay people!), but maybe you said something you regretted or missed a scholarship opportunity. I know there have been plenty of stupid things I have done in my past that I would change, if I could. For example, wearing a white shirt to Disney World was not the best choice. Do you know what happens after you get off a water ride? Well, I apparently forgot until a cute little boy pointed it out to me. But that doesn’t even compare to the embarrassment and humiliation I suffered at my junior prom. Continue Reading…


Full-Ride Scholarships

The Truth About Full-Ride Scholarships

Today, we are focusing on the elusive full-ride scholarship. Yes, you heard that correctly – we said “elusive” because while they are out there, full-ride scholarships can be more challenging to obtain. We didn’t say it was impossible, but winning one of these awards may not be as easy as you might think. Thankfully, our scholarship specialist, Tiffany, is here to give you the inside scoop. So, sit back and enjoy the video!

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All About Education

This Month, It’s All About Education!

Every month, ScholarshipExperts.com offers students just like yourself the unique opportunity to win free money for college by simply writing a short essay. This month, we’re featuring the $3,000 All About Education Scholarship. To enter, all you have to do is explain how $3,000 will make a difference in your life. Want to get some inside tips on how to be a stronger contender? Watch this short clip featuring one of our scholarship specialists, Tiffany.

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