The best scholarships come to those with the biggest effort. If your child has a college interview, be prepared! Read these 45 tips for earning big college scholarships and be well prepared for any college interview or scholarship competition.


You've done a great job educating your kids. They are bright, intelligent, well socialized and have an area of passionate interest. They have all the required classes, great grades, excellent test scores, and wonderful letters of recommendation. You have kept complete and accurate homeschool records.

That means your child might be invited to a scholarship competition. They could be invited to interview at a prestigious school. A college may want a thirty minute interview for admission, or an eight hour competition for scholarships. How do you prepare for something like that?

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