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Do You Have a Scholarship Timeline?

 

My heart goes out to students who have great potential for obtaining scholarships but miss out on opportunities because they waited too late to begin their search.  It’s amazing the number of calls I get from parents when they receive their financial aid award letter and see how much loan they are assessed; the cries go out to the students to start looking for scholarships. As was previously discussed in my blog, the best time to begin your search is in your Freshman year. The Freshman year is a good time to research scholarships you may be eligible for in your senior year.  Familiarizing yourself with the requirements and criteria for scholarships will help in your preparation to obtain the scholarship.   If you don’t start then, certainly you should begin your search no later than your Junior year. Continue reading

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