Synopses & Reviews
The secrets, tips, and strategies used by actual students to win millions of dollars in financial aid and scholarships are revealed in this completely revised guide for parents and high school, college, and graduate students. Every step of the scholarship process is examined, with advice on finding the right scholarships, crafting applications, writing exceptional essays, and asking the college for a financial aid reassessment. Profiles of scholarship judges give potential applicants insight into the scholarship selection process and the qualities that judges seek in selecting the winners. A fully updated scholarship directory contains the top 150 scholarships that anyone can win with awards worth more than $100 million; examples of winning scholarship applications, essays, and interview questions and answers are also included.
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"Upbeat, well-organized and engaging, this comprehensive tool is an exceptional investment for the college-bound." —Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Gen Tanabe and Kelly Tanabe have been featured as college-admissions experts in numerous publications, including the New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, and USA Today. They are the authors of 50 Successful Ivy League Application Essays, 501 Ways for Adult Students to Pay for College, 1001 Ways to Pay for College, Accepted! 50 Successful Business School Admission Essays, Adult Students, Get into Any College: Secrets of Harvard Students, How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay, and Sallie Mae How to Pay for College. They live in Belmont, California.