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Grants and Scholarships

Showcasing Your Talents & Attracting Sponsorship

Whoever said that if you wanted something in life then you have to go and get it was not far wrong. Nothing comes easily and we all have to work for everything we get, especially in this day and age when it is absolutely impossible to fight your way through the competition without putting yourself at the forefront of everything! Every aspect of life is like this today, and education is no different. Those who want to get ahead have to fight for it. There are most definitely subtle ways of doing this though, especially when it comes to attracting...

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Funding For Out Of State Students

An individual living anywhere else in the world probably would not realise the significance of calling a town or city outside of the state that they go to school in home. Anyone crossing a state border in America to go to college has to pay extra in terms of fees, and the difference between the fees of home students and out of state students is quite significant. In fact, it is almost double at some colleges. For example, if you chose to go to The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill but were from Mississippi then you would pay...

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The Questions To Ask About Grants And Scholarships

Much is known about grants and scholarships in general. Their existence has been much documented over the years and everybody who has ever known anyone who has been to university or college in the recent past will know the rudimentary basics, but there is a lot more to scholarships and grants than meets the eye. There are fundamental questions that should be asked of every single scholarship before anyone wanting to go to college even applies for them because those questions often determine which ones are the best ones for you. If you ask the questions below then you will...

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The Scholarship Application And Making It Yours!

Every scholarship application is perfectly unique, which is great for the people who have to read through thousands of them every year in order to decide to award it to! However, although they are unique and no doubt very personal, it must be mundane to read persona statement after personal statement if nothing catches your attention. Some will be well written, others will not, but that makes no difference if it cannot attract another individual’s attention!   A personal statement is actually your selling tool. It is all you have because the representatives or assessor who can discard an application...

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The Search Engine And The Scholarship: An Unhealthy Relationship

The Internet search engine has revolutionized the way we search for information these days. No longer do we trawl through book after book, taking half an hour to find a simple fact and painstaking writing down everything else we discover along the way. Today, you can search with just one or two words and copy and paste the results onto a word document to refer back to later. The nature of the world is changing as a result of the technology that we have at our fingertips today, but that may not be a good thing in certain ways. So...

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