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Get Free Cash for College : Secrets to Winning Scholarships

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 22.86mm | 468g
  • Los Altos, CA, United States
  • English
  • Tenth Edition
  • 1617600962
  • 9781617600968

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A proven strategy guide revealing all the secrets to create winning applications.
A directory of 150 scholarships (almost) anyone can win.
A library of winning scholarship applications including essays, resumes and portfolio submissions.
Learn insider strategies to develop winning scholarship applications, essays and interviewing skills.
Find the scholarships you have the best chances of winning.
Master the techniques for writing a high-impact, winning scholarship essay.
Learn which guaranteed scholarships are real and which are scams.
Master proven strategies for getting the most financial aid.
Use little-known Internet research techniques to locate and apply for more scholarships.
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Table of contents

1. How to Get Free Cash For College 2. Find Scholarships You Can Win 3. Avoid Scholarship Scams 4. Create a Stunning Scholarship Application 5. The Scholarship Resume 6. Get the Right Recommendations 7. Secrets to Writing Winning Essays 8. Ace the Interviews 9. Strategies for Specific Scholarships 10. Guaranteed Scholarships 11. Unleash the Power of the Internet 12. Financial Aid Workshop 13. Free Cash For Graduate School 14. Parents' Guide to Scholarships and Financial Aid 15. How to Keep the Money You Win The Top 150 Scholarships Anyone Can Win Glossary Resource Guide State Agencies for Student Financial Assistance
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Review quote

"Take these important tips from two experienced writers who are nationally recognized for their expertise on all facets of the college application process." --David Miller, Director of College Counseling, Stevenson School "This book gives a down to earth, step-by-step method of finding, applying for and winning scholarships." --Lynda McGee, College Counselor, Downtown Magnets High School "We recommend Get Free Cash for College." --Cosmo Girl "Helpful, well-organized guide, with copies of actual letters and essays and practical tips. A good resource for all students." --KLIATT "Students applying for college can tap into thousands of scholarships." --San Mateo County Times "The Tanabes use their experiences and those of other students to guide high school and college students and their parents through the scholarship and financial aid process." --Palo Alto Daily News
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About Gen Tanabe

Gen Tanabe and Kelly Tanabe won more than $100,000 in merit-based scholarships to graduate from Harvard debt-free. They are the authors of 14 books including The Ultimate Scholarship Book, How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay, and Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essays. They tour the country as speakers on college planning and live in Belmont, California.
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