Scholarship Mom Tip #79: Finding Scholarships

Scholarship Mom Tip #79: Finding Scholarships

Often you hear parents wondering how their kids can "get scholarships." Consider the wording. While some scholarships do find the student, the vast majority of scholarship money is a result of seeking out scholarships -- a process that takes information, determination, and organization. Here's how I did it.

Scholarship Mom Tip #73: Create a Scholarship Resume

Scholarship Mom Tip #73: Create a Scholarship Resume

A scholarship resume can help your recommendation letter writer provide details that set you apart.

Scholarship Mom Tip #71: Clean up your social media use

Scholarship Mom Tip #71: Clean up your social media use

Students can use social media to their advantage by sharing their hard work, community service, and desire to get into college, as well as win scholarships -- but check your online self! A little spring cleaning may be in order.

Scholarship Mom Tip #70: Proofread Scholarship Applications

Scholarship Mom Tip #70: Proofread Scholarship Applications

Checking your own work can be challenging when you've looked at it so much the words have run together. Have a parent, teacher, or counselor proofread scholarship applications before you submit.

Get a jump start on your scholarship application process

Scholarship Mom Tip #69: Juniors jump start the scholarship process!

High school juniors should start the scholarship process now! More time can equal more college money. Getting letters of recommendation completes a big part of the to-do list.