The SMART Method: A = Answer the Essay Question Completely

The SMART Method: A = Answer the Essay Question Completely

This may seem like a no-brainer, but scholarship judges swear that many students tend to ramble in their essay answers, leaving the original essay question only partially unanswered.

The SMART Method: S = Share Personal Details

The SMART Method: S = Share Personal Details

Students need to view the scholarship essay as an opportunity to set themselves apart from the many other applicants.

One easy scholarship essay tip is to have someone else read your essay to be sure you answered the question.

Scholarship Mom Tip #120: Scholarship Essay Tip – Have another reader guess the question

Here's an easy scholarship essay tip to help you be certain you have fully answered the essay question.

Scholarship Mom Tip #99: Scholarship Essay DO’s and DON’Ts

Scholarship Mom Tip #99: Scholarship Essay DO’s and DON’Ts

Many students miss out on wonderful scholarship opportunities because of mistakes in their essays. Here are some simple scholarship essay DO's and DON'Ts.

Be yourself on your scholarship application. The judges can tell when you are fabricating the perfect candidate.

Scholarship Mom Tip #96: Be Yourself on Your Scholarship Application

Be yourself when filling out your scholarship application and writing your essay. Scholarship judges can tell when you're crafting the perfect "Super Candidate" character, and the committees DO check references.