Scholarship Mom Tip #33: Start NOW!

Don’t put off today what can be done tomorrow (or next year, or when your student is ready to start college).

Start now!

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Too many parents wait until their student’s senior year to begin the scholarship search. Start NOW, no matter how old your student.

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Do some research and become familiar with the local scholarships that are offered in your area.

Start saving awards, honors, and memorable essays and put them in a special place that is easy to find.

Pre-scholarship prep like this will save you frustration and panic when your student IS in his or her senior year of high school and tuition bills are suddenly looming!

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