Scholarship Mom Tip #189: Avoiding Instant Rejection
Aug11

Scholarship Mom Tip #189: Avoiding Instant Rejection

Who doesn’t cringe when hearing the words, “instant rejection”? Unfortunately, there are many reasons why a student’s college scholarship application may get instantly rejected by the judges.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #115: Always Type Scholarship Applications
Mar12

Scholarship Mom Tip #115: Always Type Scholarship Applications

Students should always type scholarship applications, even if it means a little extra work.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #86: Scholarship Applications – the Hard Work is Worth It
Aug21

Scholarship Mom Tip #86: Scholarship Applications – the Hard Work is Worth It

Sometimes parents have trouble motivating their students to work on college scholarship applications. Scholarship applications are a lot of work, but showing your student how much of a difference it makes in the budget can help them realize it’s work for which they get paid.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #84: Scholarship Applications – Highlight Community Service
Aug07

Scholarship Mom Tip #84: Scholarship Applications – Highlight Community Service

Scholarship applications ask for community service hours in high school, but there is a way to share more about student service — beyond the box on the form — to highlight service and caring for the judges.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #76: Track Volunteer Hours
Jun12

Scholarship Mom Tip #76: Track Volunteer Hours

Scholarship applications often ask for the number of hours volunteered. Keeping track now will make filling them out much easier later.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #51: Resist the Click
Dec08

Scholarship Mom Tip #51: Resist the Click

Resist the urge to submit your scholarship application late at night. Online scholarship applications are just as important as those that are mailed to the scholarship provider. Resist the urge to click the “Submit” button if it is late at night, even if you think the app is complete and ready to go. Tired eyes can easily miss small mistakes and the urge to just “get it done” may win out over careful attention to details. Remember,...

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