Scholarship Mom Tip #96: Be Yourself on Your Scholarship Application
Oct30

Scholarship Mom Tip #96: Be Yourself on Your Scholarship Application

Be yourself when filling out your scholarship application and writing your essay. Scholarship judges can tell when you’re crafting the perfect “Super Candidate” character, and the committees DO check references.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #27: Essays are the Heart of the Application
Jun06

Scholarship Mom Tip #27: Essays are the Heart of the Application

— Want to write a winning scholarship essay? Get tips on how to do so from Scholarship Mom, Monica Matthews.

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes in College Admissions Essays
Oct07

The 5 Biggest Mistakes in College Admissions Essays

The following is a guest post by Janson Woodlee, co-founder of Ivy Eyes Editing. Your college admissions essay is probably unlike anything you’ve ever written. What other class or context has demanded you compose a self-actualizing, authentic piece of prose that also subtly “markets” your life experience? The admissions context is unique in this regard, and requires some strategic understanding of your audience: what they’re reading...

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