6 tips for winning college scholarships

Posted on October 16th, 2013

High school seniors: if you haven’t started searching and applying for scholarships yet, you’re already behind.

Many scholarships have fall deadlines or have a cut-off for the number of applications they accept. To increase your chances of winning free money for college, it’s important to apply as early as possible.

Follow these 6 tips from CBS News to put yourself in the best position to win a scholarship for college, and check out some of the scholarships and tips we’ve posted on our blog.

And don’t forget to look locally for scholarships–not just online. These scholarships tend to have a smaller pool of applicants, which gives you a better chance of winning.

Scholarships make paying for college without taking out student loans possible. If you don’t apply, you’ll never win. Invest some hours searching and applying for scholarships, and you could end up graduating debt-free.

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