Use Scholarships to Help Pay For College

Good advice, but easier said than done. Where can you find scholarships that fit your major, location, and academic needs? Well, if it were easy, everyone would pay all their education costs with scholarships. Even though finding and earning scholarship money is not easy, it’s not as hard as you might think. Put forth the effort that other students shy away from and you can claim the lion’s share of this free money.

One of the first things you must do is complete the FAFSA application. Even if you don’t qualify for a Pell Grant, many colleges require that you have this application on file to qualify for their scholarship dollars. Scholarships can be based on location, income, demographic information, or the degree you intend to pursue. This is why you should look for scholarships that you qualify for.

Places to look for scholarships include employers of parents or close relatives, the counselor’s office at your high school, the financial aid office at the colleges where you apply, community and religious organizations, state-based grants and scholarship search sites, (There are a lot of them. I suggest

If I have gotten your attention with any of this information, you should use the following link to access The College Investor website and read the article How To Find College Scholarships.

This article has a YouTube video that is a bit annoying but very helpful. Good luck.

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