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Exam Prep 101: 7 Tips to Help You Beat Exam Prep Burnout

Exams are a major part of your performance in the classroom and so it’s crucial that you prepare the right way so that you can excel in your classes! Check out this guest post full of tips from Jim Raychrudhury. 1. Start studying early Most college students get it all wrong. They get the assignment […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching overwhelmed students (K-12, homeschool, adult, international, undergraduate, and graduate students) how to use their talents and achievements to increase their chances of winning scholarships.

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How America Pays for College 2016

Sallie Mae and Ipsos are proud to present How America Pays for College 2016, an annual study of students and parents — and how they’re paying for college. Here’s a few insights from Temeka Easter, Senior Director of Social Media at Sallie Mae. How are families paying for college? According to “How America Pays for […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching overwhelmed students (K-12, homeschool, adult, international, undergraduate, and graduate students) how to use their talents and achievements to increase their chances of winning scholarships.

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Why It’s So Hard to Find Adult Scholarships (and the Solution!)

Learn how to find scholarships for adult students in my free scholarship class. Register here: http://bit.ly/adultscholarships Whether you are changing careers or want to get your college degree to get a better job, you need to have a plan in place to pay for college. Your plan may include filing for the FAFSA and it should definitely […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching overwhelmed students (K-12, homeschool, adult, international, undergraduate, and graduate students) how to use their talents and achievements to increase their chances of winning scholarships.

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Get Motivated to Find and Win Scholarships with Naphtali Bryant

There is no question that searching and applying for scholarships can be challenging at times. However, you can’t give up! Read Naphtali Bryant’s story and be inspired to go out there and win those scholarship dollars! My parents divorced when I was 16. My brother and I felt lost. We lived a very happy life up until […]

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4 Lessons that I Learned from My First Major Financial Decision – Paying for College

The following blog post is part of The Road to Financial Wellness blog tour. The Road to Financial Wellness is a three-month, grassroots campaign promoting financial empowerment on a national level and encourages people to pursue their dream lifestyle. Find out more about local events near you. Like most young kids, I was always excited […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching overwhelmed students (K-12, homeschool, adult, international, undergraduate, and graduate students) how to use their talents and achievements to increase their chances of winning scholarships.

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College Signing Day: How Will You Pay for College?

Congratulations to all of the students who made the great decision to further develop themselves by going to college on College Signing Day 2016! I am glad that there is so much attention on the topic of attending college with the Reach Higher and Better Make Room initiatives led by Michelle Obama. This day wouldn’t […]

About Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill is a Scholarship Search Strategist who is passionate about teaching overwhelmed students (K-12, homeschool, adult, international, undergraduate, and graduate students) how to use their talents and achievements to increase their chances of winning scholarships.

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Scholarship Analyzer Series: Coca-Cola Scholars Program

I created the Scholarship Analyzer series featuring top scholarship opportunities to show you exactly what you should be looking for in scholarship opportunities to ensure that you are only focusing on scholarships that fit you! If you miss the following items, you could dismiss a scholarship opportunity and leave thousands of dollars on the table. […]

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Adult Student Scholarships

Yes, Adult Student scholarships do exist! Yes, there are adult student scholarships with your name on it! I want to congratulate you on making the great decision to further your education to help you in your current or new career! I am sure you’re wondering how you will pay for your college degree. If you […]

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Why You Need to Search for Scholarships Now!

Whether you are a future or current college student (that includes Adult and Graduate students!), there is a huge reason why you need to search for scholarships now. Scholarship opportunities are available everywhere and everyday. One of the most common scholarship myths that I hear from students and their families is that they are waiting […]

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How International Students Can Find More Scholarships in Less Time

The truth is that you need to actively search for college scholarships unless you have been offered a scholarship to cover all of your tuition and fees. The other truth is that there are so many sources of information, website, apps, and books promising to be the one-stop shop for scholarship opportunities. Discover what it really takes […]

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Are Your Social Media Profiles Costing You Scholarships?

You see that funny video and decide to share it with your friends on Facebook or post your pictures from your party on Instagram almost without thinking about it, but that could cost you a scholarship. Do scholarship judges care about what you post on social media? The short answer is absolutely. However, you won’t […]

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Are You Making This Mistake When Searching for Local Scholarships Online?

Whether you are looking for scholarships to pay for your undergraduate or graduate degree, there is no secret that there are tons (and literally tons) of scholarships available to you online. A basic search for “scholarship” in your favorite search engine will bring back enough results to keep you searching forever. The problem with that is you don’t have time to waste chasing scholarship opportunities that may or may not fit you. Additionally, it’s frustrating when you think you have found the perfect scholarship for you to only discover that you don’t qualify for that scholarship. Is there a way to resolve this problem? Absolutely! Keep reading. (more…)

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College Scholarship Tips for your Student Athlete

Do you have a child playing sports who will need college scholarships to attend college? I have spoken with families who are very confident that their son or daughter will be recruited by the top colleges and will receive a full-tuition scholarship. While a percentage of student athletes will receive a full-tuition scholarship, there are […]

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How to Maximize College Campus Visits with Free Tools from Sallie Mae

You can read about colleges online or talk to representatives at college fairs, but there is no comparison to actually visiting college campuses. Making college visits is very important in preparing for college because you need to see what people, programs, and services that are available to you if you decided to attend that particular […]

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