How to Find and Apply for Scholarships

Ah, yes…college. They say it’s supposed to be one of the best times in your life. While they’re not wrong and I’ve had a lot of fun while in college, let’s not forget the main purpose of going to school…getting a higher education. Do you know what getting a higher education costs? Well, mostly my sanity, but also lots and lots of money. Like every dime you have to your name x100. According to Forbes, Americans owe a whopping $1.6 trillion dollars in student debt collectively. I don’t know about you but I would prefer to lower that number, even just a little bit. Obviously, saving money is your best bet to ensure you have the funds to avoid student debt, however, there are countless scholarships that are offered by the government, schools, organizations, and individuals. I have avoided student loans, so far, in my 3 years of college. I can thank several scholarships and my savings from my part-time job for that. I have a bit of experience when it comes to finding scholarships and I want to share my knowledge with you.Read More »