How do you get better scholarships at a private college? These strategies will go a long way to making sure you get the best possible financial aid package.
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Beyond just private schools, though, to really get scholarships, be sure you are applying to 4-8 colleges, a mix of public and private universities. You want a mix of reach, fit, and safety schools. You can find out more about that here. Reach, Fit, and Safety Simplified
If scholarships are a big concern to you, take my free class "Super Scholarships for Humble Homeschoolers" to learn more ideas to maximize your financial aid.
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While demonstrating interest can translate directly into money, check the school's website to see if they reward you for interacting with them in a certain way. For example, at one school we are considering, visiting during one of their "official" visit events is worth a $1,000 scholarship--while setting up a private visit is worth nothing.
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