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Scholarships for College

Posted on July 7, 2017 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (-1)

To all parents and students,

Finding money for college is not easy. It is time consuming and requires you to be persistent and consistent. 

In Tennessee you can go to certain colleges for the first 2 years for free if you qualify. Many students and parents hear about all the scholarships available, but only a few will actually apply.

So the quest...

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What do you need to know?

Posted on November 14, 2015 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Many times when we look or help. We ask questions about what to do, but we don't actually engage in completing the tasks needed to get the job done. Let's focus on getting things done. Many people procrastinate in high school thinking they have time and will get things done later. But when the senior year hits, there are so many things that compete for your time. It would be smart of families to start planning and acting on the steps needed to get their child ready for college ...

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Money for College: Finding Money Early

Posted on April 1, 2012 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Dr. Jada:

My parents have told me that I do not have a college fund and I will not likely qualify for financial aid. Most schools in Illinois are 20 thousand dollars a year and up. I am 16, what can I do in the next 2 1/2 years to fund my college education? - J.S.

There are several things you can do. First you need to begin building your scholarship database. You did not indicate your grade point average, so you need to determine your strengths and find sc...

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