you haven't started looking for money to pay for college (assuming that
tree you planted in the backyard last spring withstood the wrath of Hurricane Sandy and Nor'Easter Athena),
now is definitely the time.
The following websites are great places to start:Fastwebmeritaid.comscholarshipexperts.comzinch.comCollegeProwler.com
sure you complete the profiles in each scholarship search engine, and
then search and apply for all scholarships you may qualify for. Check
for new scholarship opportunities regularly. Read all e-mails carefully. And keep at it, religiously.
Whether you are applying to college or are already in college, assuming you need to pay your way, in whole or in part, it's go time
on the scholarship front!
Also, a reminder that many colleges require the completion/submission of the online CSS Profile
in order to consider eligibility for a financial aid award, including
scholarships, grants, work-study and federal loans. This is for new
students (Fall 2013 Freshman) as well as returning students (you do
realize you have to pay again for Sophomore, Junior and Senior years,
You can check HERE
to see if the colleges you have applied to, are planning on applying to, or are currently attending are on the list of CSS Profile schools
[Do check with the school's Financial Aid Office, if you are already in
college, for required filings, submissions and deadline dates.]
For those now applying for admission, the
CSS Profile should be carefully and fully completed and submitted as
soon as possible after you submit your applications. [The
CSS Profile is IN ADDITION TO
, which can be submitted beginning January 1, 2013.]
If any (or all) of this seems confusing (only because it can be), you can call us at COLLEGE CONNECTION. 516-345-8766.
We're always here to help you not only navigate the road to (and
through) college, but also to find the money to pay the tolls along the
Plan. Prepare. Prevail!
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