Scholarship Mom Tip #102: Keep Your Application in the Running
Dec11

Scholarship Mom Tip #102: Keep Your Application in the Running

The first 30 seconds that scholarship judges look at a student’s application are the most important. Make sure yours makes this first cut.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #49: Have a 15 Minute Goal
Nov14

Scholarship Mom Tip #49: Have a 15 Minute Goal

— Winning scholarships takes time and 15 minutes a day is a good start!

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Scholarship Mom Tip #32: Give Thanks
Jul11

Scholarship Mom Tip #32: Give Thanks

Have you or your student won a college scholarship? If so, don’t forget to say thank you to the people or organization that provided the scholarship. A nice, handwritten note sent to the same address that the scholarship application was sent to is a wonderful way to show the judges and business owners how much their scholarship money means and how it will help relieve the financial burden of college, even if the amount was only enough...

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Scholarship Mom Tip #29: Your Essay is Not a Novel
Jun20

Scholarship Mom Tip #29: Your Essay is Not a Novel

— You scholarship essay is not your life’s story, unless, of course you can state it in 500 words or less (or whatever the application word limit is)! Don’t blow your chances of getting a scholarship on a technicality.

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Scholarship Mom Tip #5: Look Off-line
Jan03

Scholarship Mom Tip #5: Look Off-line

Not All Scholarship Resources Are On The Web  Most students use the internet and only the internet to search for and find scholarships. There are many other searching methods, so use every available resource and don’t do what other students are doing.  The beauty of using other (off-line) methods is finding college scholarships that many other students will not find, which automatically increases the chance of winning...

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Takeaway Tweets & Transcript from #CampusChat with Ivy Eyes Editing

How does one learn how to write an attention-grabbing, read-worthy 500-word college admissions essay 140-characters at a time? Simple. Read the transcript from Wednesday's #CampusChat with @IvyEyesEditing  (July 14, 2010).  Our expert guest and co-host, Janson Woodlee, co-founder and managing editor at Ivy Eyes Editing, lead the charge for top-notch writing to get admitted to college, get off waitlists, and win...

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