On many scholarship applications there is a place to explain “extenuating
circumstances” or share “anything else you’d like us to know about you.”
Always take the time to fill out these
This is one more chance for the
judges to get to know you and understand why the scholarship money is so
important to you. Tell the truth and
resist the urge to write a sob story.
you are trying to win college scholarship money, there has to be a real reason
why you cannot afford to pay for college on your own. Share it!
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