GRANTS and SCHOLARSHIPS

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Scholarships,High School Student Resume to Win

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Five projects to spice up your resume and win scholarships for college When college officials and scholarship judges read your resume, they want to be inspired. They want to picture your particular project or volunteer work in their head, they want to experience it and live through it while reading your application. Every year piles and piles of resumes end up on judges table. What makes you so different? Finding what your thing is, your passion is the key ingredient to your resume and high school activities. Having a great ACT or SAT score is a must but adding a well-polished resume to it will allow you to win extra dollars. Below are five outlined categories with an examples, find your niche and get involved in your school, your community, your home. Ask for support, get active and feel good about adding value to this society. Education – this is…

SCHOLARSHIPS

Basics about financial aid.scholarships and grants

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financial aid -Grants are also knows as “free money”, typically you do not have to repay them but you do have to put in work to receive them. What is the difference you may ask? This  is  often based on merit. It primarily depends on the guidelines of the scholarship. Majority times recipients qualify based on SAT/ACT scores, GPA, location, essay, future goals. Grants are primarily need based. You have to demonstrate to the committee and answer why you are the one fully qualifies for that particular grant. Grants are different and it takes time and patience but in reward you get free money. If you are a U.S. citizen, start by filling out FAFSA your senior year in high school. You can apply starting from January 1st but do not delay your application. Here is the link for FAFSA website: complete the FAFSA Ask your high school guidance counselor…

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Save dollars on your college books

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If you are a college kid, you must be broke. Aren’t we all? I am here to share tricks that you can use to save you some dollars. If you want to do well in college, you have to study. You are required to be present in the classroom and of course bring necessary books and studying materials. Books are expensive! Here are the few websites that will help you save hundreds of dollars. These simple tips saved an average student around $500 per semester. Step #1 Go to your first day of class and ask professor for a syllabus with book listed on it or ISBN. Do not purchase a book prior to going to your first day of class. Sometimes professors do not require a book for that particular class. Step #2 Research and order your book the same day. You have at least 3 websites to check…

act  vs. sat testing

act vs. sat testing

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Students ask this question on daily basis. They want to know the difference between two and which one is easier. Or which school prefers which test and so on. It honestly depends on which state are you studying in United States and for worldwide which SAT testing or ACT is offered in your country. If ACT testing is done in your state then your high school will be preparing you in to take ACT and vice versa. Bottom line is, try taking all tests once and see which is easier for you. Then continue getting higher scores on that one particular test. act vs. sat Majority of the universities in the United States will accept both, however please check with your dream school before processing. Some might require addition SAT subject tests but not too many universities do that. Based on my experience, students tend to do a whole lot…