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Making College More Affordable (Part 1)

Making College More Affordable (Part 1)

| August 07, 2023

Finding the right college and making sure you can afford it can be overwhelming and even seem impossible, but it’s not! If you know where to look, there are some great options available and tools you can use to make college less of a burden for you and your family. So today, I’m going to share some tips to make college a bit more affordable. 

Listen in as I break down what you need to know about scholarships, including how to find them, what to look for, and why you should never count them out. I will also touch on grants, how they work, and where to start when looking for the right one for you. It all takes work, and some of these things are easier than others, but it is so worth putting in the time and effort to find funding for college, so make sure to take some notes!

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What You’ll Learn:

  • The weight that college transitions bring.

  • The good news about college funding.

  • Reasons why scholarships and grants are given—and why you should always look for them.

  • The trick when it comes to traditional scholarships.

  • What to understand and consider before accepting grants and scholarships.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

  • “There are so many kinds of scholarships out there, even hobby-related scholarships. You just have to go hunt for them.” - Regina McCann Hess
  • “The trick with traditional scholarships is finding out what they are and where you can find them.” - Regina McCann Hess
  • “Scholarships can be very competitive, so a good rule of thumb is to apply early and to as many scholarships as you think you’re eligible for.” - Regina McCann Hess


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