New Year's Resolutions

5 Resolutions Students Should Make for 2014

Have you made your list of New Year’s resolutions yet? I’m betting there is something on there about getting in shape or losing a few pounds. You might even be thinking about becoming a vegetarian. Those are all fine and dandy, but they probably won’t help you become a better student or reach your academic goals for 2014. And, if you’re like me, that ‘going without meat’ thing will get old very soon! Trust me; I have made the same resolutions time and time again. Save yourself the frustration and focus on what really matters – improving your mind and financial well-being. If you truly want to have a fantastic 2014, consider adding these resolutions to your list.

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5 Fun Ways to Find Scholarships

As most high school students can attest, finding and applying for scholarships can feel like a job. You can spend hours preparing applications and writing essays, all in the hopes of winning some free money for college. After a while, it can start to wear on you, especially when your friends are out having fun and you’re stuck behind a computer screen. Well, guess what? There’s no reason why you have to be alone while working on scholarships. In fact, it’s a lot more fun when you have some company. To make the process more enjoyable, I’ve put together a few suggestions on how you can increase your chances of finding more awards, which should increase your chances of winning, and have a great time, too.

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College Cash Rehash!

Did you forget to attend our Scholarship Twitter Chat on November 14 with Jodi Okun? No worries! We’ve put together some of the highlights from the evening in a quick, easy-to-digest format for you. Take a look at what you missed on #CollegeCash!

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College Scholarship Questions

What Do I Need to Know About College Scholarships?

Today’s question: “What do I need to know about college scholarships?”

The financial aid process can be overwhelming, but never fear, our scholarship expert is here to help! In this short YouTube video, Ashley will explain some of the basics about scholarships, including what they are, who offers them, and who can apply.

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Scholarship Tips

Scholarships: Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Winning free money for college is every student’s dream. Nobody wants to graduate from college with a boatload of student loan debt, and the more money you have available, the more options you have for college. Unfortunately, scholarship providers aren’t going to just hand you a pile of money because you ask for it; earning college scholarships actually takes some effort on your part. Why? It’s simple. Providers want to know you are going to put forth the effort in college and not waste their money, so most require an essay or some other time commitment from you to see if you are serious about your education. If you aren’t willing to spend an hour or so completing their application, providers assume that you won’t be willing to focus your time on your studies, either. Fortunately, I have a few tips that can help you reduce the time needed to find and apply for scholarships, without compromising the quality of your submissions.

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