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Should I apply for college scholarships now or wait until senior year?

Hi everyone! I'm a junior in high school, and I'm wondering if I should start applying for college scholarships now or wait until my senior year. Is there a benefit to applying early? Thanks for any advice!

9 months ago

Hi there! It's great to see that you're already thinking about college scholarships as a junior. In my experience, it's never too early to start applying for scholarships. Many scholarship programs have deadlines throughout the year, so starting early can give you a chance to apply for more opportunities before you get caught up in the whirlwind of senior year activities and college applications. Additionally, it helps to familiarize yourself with the application process and practice writing essays, which can be beneficial when applying for college admissions as well. In some cases, securing a scholarship early on can also reduce some of the financial stress you may face later during your college search. So, my advice would be to start researching and applying for scholarships now, while still keeping an eye out for new opportunities during your senior year. Good luck, and I hope you find some great scholarships!

9 months ago

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