Scholarship Mom Tip #141: Don’t Be a Fish Out of Water

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When it comes to winning scholarships, you don’t want to feel like a fish out of water.

When it comes to winning college scholarships, many parents and students feel like a fish out of water and have no idea what to do to get started with the process.

I felt the same way when my oldest son was in high school and was looking at colleges that were way out of our league financially.

If you find yourself in this situation, do what I did and take the time to learn as much as you can about finding, applying, and winning college scholarships.

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A little research can go a long way in helping you or your student craft a scholarship application that stands apart from the rest. Be your own teacher and learn from winners. THAT is what it takes to win college scholarships!


Read all of the Scholarship Mom Tips here.

Learn more about winning college scholarships

Check out Monica’s guide for parents on Amazon: How to Win College Scholarships: A Guide for Parents in 10 Easy Steps

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Author: Monica Matthews

Monica Matthews is our favorite scholarship mom! After helping her son win $100,000 in scholarships for his college education, she founded How2WinScholarships.com to share what she learned along the way and now she's sharing her tips with Smart College Visit!

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