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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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4.0
SAT: 720 math
200
800
| 800 verbal
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How can I improve my chances for scholarships?

Hi all! I'm starting to look into scholarships to help pay for college, but I'm not sure how to make my application stand out. What can I do to improve my chances of receiving scholarships? Any tips or strategies would be really helpful. Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're thinking about scholarships early on. My child went through this process, and I can share some tips that helped them. First, start researching scholarships as soon as possible. Look for local scholarships, ones related to your major, and general scholarships for college students. Don't forget to check out your potential college's website for scholarships they offer exclusively to their students. Next, keep track of deadlines and requirements for each scholarship. Create a spreadsheet to stay organized and make sure you don't miss any opportunities. When it comes to your application, emphasize your unique qualities and experiences. Scholarships often look for well-rounded applicants, so mention your volunteer work, extracurricular activities, and any leadership positions you've held. Lastly, pay close attention to the essay prompts. Tailor each essay to the specific scholarship and make sure you fully address the question. Having someone proofread your essays is a must. Remember, the more scholarships you apply for, the better your chances. Good luck!

9 months ago

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