a month ago
Paying for College

I am a Senior and dont have a lot of money to put myself through school, what scholarships can best help me.

I am a senior who is putting myself through college and struggling to even make by. I am trying to find scholarships that can help relieve the burden of financial struggle.

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a month ago

I recommend making a Bold.org and Fastweb account. Both websites will help you find scholarships that fit your finances, age, interests, and more. And don't stop entering scholarships once you start college! There are tons of scholarships college students can enter and win. The college you attend will likely have at least small scholarships you can try for each year. Don't discount $1000, $2000 scholarships- they add up eventually! And that is $1000 less you have to work for.

Other websites are Scholarship.com, Dave the Scholarship Coach email list, Scholarship Owl, Scholarships360...there are a lot of resources. Just be careful about the no-essay one-click wonder traps. They are legit scholarships, but it is better to enter scholarships that require something of you. You will have a better chance of winning. But you are a senior and very busy, I am sure, so pace yourself and choose to enter scholarships that fit your interests/career goals. Things you will have a better chance of winning.

Hope this helps a little and lmk if you have any questions!

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