Scholarship Mom Tip #189: Avoiding Instant Rejection

Scholarship Mom Tip #189: Avoiding Instant Rejection

Who doesn’t cringe when hearing the words, “instant rejection”? Unfortunately, there are many reasons why a student’s college scholarship application may get instantly rejected by the judges.

Scholarship Mom Tip #115: Always Type Scholarship Applications

Scholarship Mom Tip #115: Always Type Scholarship Applications

Students should always type scholarship applications, even if it means a little extra work.

Scholarship Mom Tip #86: Scholarship Applications – the Hard Work is Worth It

Scholarship Mom Tip #86: Scholarship Applications – the Hard Work is Worth It

Sometimes parents have trouble motivating their students to work on college scholarship applications. Scholarship applications are a lot of work, but showing your student how much of a difference it makes in the budget can help them realize it's work for which they get paid.

Scholarship Mom Tip #84: Scholarship Applications – Highlight Community Service

Scholarship Mom Tip #84: Scholarship Applications – Highlight Community Service

Scholarship applications ask for community service hours in high school, but there is a way to share more about student service -- beyond the box on the form -- to highlight service and caring for the judges.

Scholarship Mom Tip #76: Track Volunteer Hours

Scholarship Mom Tip #76: Track Volunteer Hours

Scholarship applications often ask for the number of hours volunteered. Keeping track now will make filling them out much easier later.