Don’t let the holiday rush keep you from applying for these five college scholarships with December deadlines. Students can devote some of their holiday break to the task.
When searching for scholarships, you’re bound to run across some that are a better fit in a year or two. It’s okay to save some scholarships for later.
Sometimes, the answer is simple. How do you find scholarships? Ask!
Students can use social media to their advantage by sharing their hard work, community service, and desire to get into college, as well as win scholarships — but check your online self! A little spring cleaning may be in order.
Read this great tip for volunteer/community service experience for high school seniors.
It is easy for students to get overwhelmed with a stack of college scholarship applications and essays that they are expected to complete within a certain period of time. Ease their minds and break down each application into small, do-able steps, each with their own deadlines. The application can be filled out one day, the essay written over the weekend, the required materials obtained in batches (don’t just ask for one copy of student transcripts, try and get multiple copies at one time), and the whole package assembled (in proper order!) and mailed on another day. Keep this up throughout the year and you will be astonished at how many scholarships can be applied for as a...