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    9 Places to Look for Full Ride Scholarships

    9 Places to Look for Full Ride Scholarships
    It’s the holy grail of every college applicant’s scholarship search: a full-ride scholarship. To be honest, full-tuition scholarships are hard to come across and even harder to win. However, that shouldn’t stop you from at least trying. The key to winning scholarships is to apply to as many as possible. And if you’re putting your name in for a $500 scholarship, ...
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    Back to School Scholarships to Apply to Now

    Back to School Scholarships to Apply to Now
    Number two pencils? Check. Notebook? Check. Calculator? Check. Scholarship? Uh oh. So maybe you don’t have quite everything on your back to school checklist in your summer sunned little hands, but don’t sweat. We’ve got a list of ten scholarships with deadlines that conveniently fall right around the time you’ll be hearing your first period bell ringing. *Dr. James Watson Fellowship ...
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    What You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships

    What You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships
    By now, you know that winning scholarships is hard, like really hard. You feel like you’ve applied for countless scholarships with zero results, and you’ve nearly given up on winning anything along with your dream of going to or finishing college. So what can you do? If you haven’t heard this already, you’re hearing it now: winning scholarships is a numbers ...
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    Redecorate Your Dorm Room on a Dime

    Redecorate Your Dorm Room on a Dime
    Whether it's your first dorm or apartment, college pads are the epitome of self-expression. But, as a student, you probably need to discount your interior design dreams with practical décor. "Since you are probably going to enter a small room with white walls, your goal is to decorate and save space," says Marie Bailey, Office Depot's family organization expert. "Look for ...
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    Five Things to Think About When Picking a College

    Five Things to Think About When Picking a College
    Before you select a college or university, you must have a clear idea as to what you are looking for in a college or university. You may not know exactly what you wish to study or your career goals and that is okay. I will discuss five simple things you must consider even before you browse through the web pages ...
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    Top Standardized Test-Taking Tips

    Top Standardized Test-Taking Tips
    If you're taking a standardized test soon, whether it's the SAT, ACT, MCAT, GRE or one of the other tests, there are a few tips that can help you prepare. Find out how to make the most of your prep time by following our advice. 1. Practice, practice, practice. The more you practice, the more familiar you will be with the ...
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    Balancing School and Your Scholarship Search

    Balancing School and Your Scholarship Search
    It’s obvious to any student in the 21st century that school demands a lot. On top of the eight or so hours a day of class time, students are pushed to engage in extracurricular activities, encouraged to volunteer on the weekends and required to complete anywhere from three to five hours of homework each night. And did we mention that students ...
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    Starting the College Search: Beginner’s Guide

    Starting the College Search: Beginner’s Guide
    There are countless guide books out there to help you navigate searching, applying and deciding on a school. But to avoid feeling completely overwhelmed, there are just four steps you need to take to get your feet wet. 1. Assess your academic style. Do you flourish under the close instruction of your teachers or do you perform better when learning on ...
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    College Application Checklist

    College Application Checklist
    Before you put your college applications in the mailbox, here’s a quick checklist to make sure you haven’t left anything out. The General Application Don’t leave anything blank unless the application tells you to. Make sure all information is accurate and legible. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call the university’s admissions office. Did you wait until the last ...
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    How to Navigate the College Search

    How to Navigate the College Search
    The college search. It’s daunting, exciting and sometimes, you just don’t want to deal with it. But when you get to be a sophomore or junior in college, and especially when you’re a senior, it’s a must you need to contend with. Fortunately, the college search is easier than ever. And Fastweb is the big reason why. Back in the day, ...
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    True Blue Dorm Room

    This cool blue dorm room idea was created on Polyvore.
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