How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

30 Essays That Won Over $3 Million in Scholarships

Author: Gen S. Tanabe,Kelly Y. Tanabe

Publisher: Supercollege Llc

ISBN: 9781617600425

Category: Study Aids

Page: 256

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"Provides 30 complete winning scholarship essays with analysis of why they were successful, scholarship interview strategies, Q&A with scholarship judges, 12 essays that bombed and an essay-writing workshop that covers selecting a topic, creating an outline, writing and editing"--
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Advancing Your Nursing Degree

The Experienced Nurse’s Guide to Returning to School

Author: Debra A. Wolff, DNS, PCNP, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826132871

Category: Medical

Page: 338

View: 7884

Focuses on careful preparation as the key to academic success Brimming with practical ideas and useful resources, this book aims to prepare nurses at all levels to advance and attain their educational goals. Each chapter details how to prepare and stay motivated for the journey ahead, including how to stop contemplating the decision and move forward. The book addresses common barriers and fears about a return to school, such as how to handle multiple responsibilities, refresh writing skills, finance a college education, and deal with the fear of technology or being too old. Through real life examples from nurses who have faced the challenges of re-entering college, Advancing Your Nursing Degree: The Experienced Nurse’s Guide to Returning to School, details the process of selecting a program, completing an application, and orienting to college life. In a friendly and personal voice, this book describes the current academic environment and the expectations facing students today. Included are checklists on what to look for when deciding on a school and program, how to identify gaps in computer skills, and what resources may help promote ultimate success. Each chapter builds on the previous one and contains resources and examples on preparing mentally for the rigors of school, getting family and other support systems onboard, balancing job responsibilities and schedules, sharpening academic and computer skills, setting up a study area that is conducive to success, and celebrating achievements along the way. The book also details ideas on how to finance a college education, including particular resources available to nurses. While written for nurses at all educational levels, each chapter includes specific information for graduate nurses. Key Features: Written by a nurse for nurses at all levels of education and experience Focuses on thoughtful preparation, an often overlooked strategy for success when re-entering the academic environment Addresses the fears frequently expressed by nurses when returning to school Provides practical ideas and real life examples from nursing students and faculty Includes a checklist of items to consider when exploring program choices Presents strategies and resources to fund nursing education
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Financial Aid Smarts

Getting Money for School

Author: Lisa Wade McCormick

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448882710

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 6833

One of the most difficult times in a high school student's life is trying to decide about the future. A big part of that is money concerns, including how students pay for college when tuition is constantly on the rise. The basics, like the difference between subsidized and unsubsidized loans, to the more complicated, like seeking out those hard-to-find scholarship options—readers will find all the information they need for a good balance.
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The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2009

Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes

Author: Gen Tanabe,Kelly Tanabe

Publisher: Supercollege, Llc

ISBN: 9781932662276

Category: Study Aids

Page: 640

View: 7073

Information on thousands of scholarships, grants, and prizes is easily accessible in this comprehensive directory that features awards indexed by career goal, major, academics, public service, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more. Each listing contains detailed information so students and parents have everything they need to apply, including eligibility requirements, how to obtain an application, how to get more information about each award, sponsor website listings, award amounts, and key deadlines. With awards for high school, college, graduate, and adult students, this guide also includes tips on how to conduct the most effective scholarship search, how to write a winning scholarship application, and how to avoid scholarship scams.
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The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2009

Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes

Author: Gen S. Tanabe,Kelly Y. Tanabe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781932662276

Category: Scholarships

Page: 639

View: 5054

Information on thousands of scholarships, grants, and prizes is easily accessible in this comprehensive directory that features awards indexed by career goal, major, academics, public service, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more. Each listing contains detailed information so students and parents have everything they need to apply, including eligibility requirements, how to obtain an application, how to get more information about each award, sponsor website listings, award amounts, and key deadlines. With awards for high school, college, graduate, and adult students, this guide also includes tips on how to conduct the most effective scholarship search, how to write a winning scholarship application, and how to avoid scholarship scams.
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Money Winning Scholarship Essays and Interviews

Author: Gen S. Tanabe,Kelly Y. Tanabe

Publisher: Supercollege Llc

ISBN: 9780965755610

Category: Study Aids

Page: 256

View: 8746

Analyzes the qualifications needed to obtain financial aid scholarships for colleges and universities, using sample interview questions and actual winning essays.
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1001 Ways to Pay for College

Practical Strategies to Make College Affordable

Author: Gen S. Tanabe,Kelly Y. Tanabe

Publisher: Supercollege Llc

ISBN: 9780965755689

Category: Study Aids

Page: 512

View: 7936

Presents 1,001 ways that students can pay for college, providing tips on such topics as contests for students, scholarships, student tax breaks, ways to maximize financial aid, and military options.
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Sallie Mae How to Pay for College

A Practical Guide for Families

Author: Gen S. Tanabe,Kelly Tanabe

Publisher: Supercollege Llc

ISBN: 9781932662313

Category: Study Aids

Page: 320

View: 6074

Presents advice for both students and parents on paying for a college education, discussing how to calculate the true cost of college, fill out the federal application for aid, search for scholarships, and choose the best financial package.
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Accepted!

50 Successful College Admission Essays

Author: Gen Tanabe,Kelly Y. Tanabe

Publisher: Supercollege Llc

ISBN: 9780965755603

Category: Study Aids

Page: 224

View: 8855

A step-by-step guide to writing powerful college admission essays that provides information on different writing strategies, the most common writing mistakes, and the best topics to write on.
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The Athenaeum

A Journal of Literature, Science, the Fine Arts, Music, and the Drama

Author: James Silk Buckingham,John Sterling,Frederick Denison Maurice,Henry Stebbing,Charles Wentworth Dilke,Thomas Kibble Hervey,William Hepworth Dixon,Norman Maccoll,John Middleton Murry,Vernon Horace Rendall

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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College Blue Book 33 V5 Scholarships Fellowships Grants Loan

Author: N.A

Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library

ISBN: 9780028660042

Category: Distance education

Page: 1135

View: 1561

This 6-volume set is completely revised and updated, and remains the definitive guide to thousands of 2- and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources.
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The College Buzz Book

Author: Vault Editors

Publisher: Vault Inc.

ISBN: 1581313993

Category: Reference

Page: 672

View: 4049

A guide to the nation's colleges publishes extensive surveys from three hundred educational institutions, covering college essays, interviews, SAT's, academic workloads, housing, fraternities, campus facilities, and other details.
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Scholarships

More Than Half a Million Scholarships Totaling Over One Billion Dollars in Aid

Author: Kaplan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780684853581

Category: Scholarships

Page: 592

View: 1004

A new edition of one of Kaplan's fastest-growing and most trusted publications, "Scholarships 1999" features nearly 5,000 scholarship listings with user-friendly indices--more than any other guide available. Charts.
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The Spectator

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Labor Notes

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Labor unions

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