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Sticker Price $46,250, but After College Scholarships, Only $200

Sticker Price $46,250, but After College Scholarships, Only $200
Let's talk about college scholarships. Every family, that has a child going to college, wants them, but they seem to be so elusive! Let me introd...
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7 Ways to Get Scholarships at Private Universities

7 Ways to Get Scholarships at Private Universities
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 pa...
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Guest — Lin Knowles
While demonstrating interest can translate directly into money, check the school's website to see if they reward you for interacti... Read More
Thursday, 12 September 2019 15:40
Robin
Brilliant, Lin! Thanks for sharing that! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
Thursday, 12 September 2019 22:30
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So You Have to Fill Out the FAFSA...Again?

So You Have to Fill Out the FAFSA...Again?
Yep. It's October. And, for anyone with children in college that means filling out the FAFSA every year. Whether you, the parent, or the student does ...
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Dear Christy, Yes. The FAFSA application form is only sent to each school you list. So you would want to list the colleges that ... Read More
Monday, 23 September 2019 21:44
Guest — Christy W
Should we put down all possible colleges/universities our son may attend since we are waiting for acceptance letters?
Monday, 23 September 2019 18:06
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Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students

Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students
Full tuition scholarships - the envy of parents everywhere! We dream of them with stars in our eyes and thoughts of a quality education for our studen...
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Thank you so much for sharing this article. It would also be cool if you provided links to the sites of these universities where t... Read More
Thursday, 22 October 2020 09:40
Robin
Lee often talks about how universities vet students for scholarships. That's why creating a Comprehensive Record is SO important. ... Read More
Thursday, 22 October 2020 19:47
Lee Binz
Thank you for mentioning that Julia. Blessings, Lee
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 14:44
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[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships with FAFSA Information

[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships with FAFSA Information
FAFSA stands for "Free Application for Federal Student Aid." It's a form you fill out, much like the 1040 tax forms. Like the tax forms, these are als...
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Super-score to Improve Scholarships

Super-score to Improve Scholarships
When planning for college, you will need to have  your child take high school tests. You can find out all about high school tests in my article, ...
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How to Change a College Scholarship Policy

How to Change a College Scholarship Policy
Here is the problem. Colleges all have very unique, very different policies from one another. In addition, college admission policies can change over ...
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9 Tips to Earn More Scholarships

9 Tips to Earn More Scholarships
It's tempting to think that our goal is to get our children in to college. No, no! Our goal is that our children can get in AND afford to go to colleg...
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Great tips, Heather! Thank you Blessings, Lee
Sunday, 03 January 2021 18:35
Guest — Heather
Don't look at the sticker price of a private college. My son was offered scholarships from 2 private universities and both beat th... Read More
Sunday, 03 January 2021 02:18
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Gail was Riveted - Ate it Up - Got Plugged In

Gail was Riveted - Ate it Up - Got Plugged In
"Today was my very first, ever, live webinar with you and I was 'riveted'. I had to do it from my phone in the car, but listened to 95% of it before I...
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How to Get Scholarships

How to Get Scholarships
Do you know how homeschoolers earn scholarships? By gaining information about the process early in high school, so they know all the pieces and are re...
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How to Get Scholarship Offers

How to Get Scholarship Offers
How would you feel if your child sent out 7 college applications and got these results? 7 applications sent​2 colleges offered half-price​1 college of...
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Scholarship Tips for Poor Test Takers

Scholarship Tips for Poor Test Takers
When you are visiting and applying to colleges, try to convince the college that your child is a good investment for their scholarship donations. You ...
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8 Ways to Increase Scholarships

8 Ways to Increase Scholarships
8 Ways to Increase Scholarships Do you need scholarships to afford college? I sure did! The key is to CONVINCE colleges you are worthy of merit schola...
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Lee Binz
Hi, Maria. I'm so sorry, but we won't have a recording link this time around. Please watch for upcoming webinars though, as Lee do... Read More
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 17:21
Guest — Maria Matthys
I work all day on Friday with no break, so I am wondering if I could get the link for this webinar? Maria
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New FAFSA Available October 1st

New FAFSA Available October 1st
New FAFSA Available October 1st Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is trying to make life easier for you. They will now allow you to begin filling out your FAFSA on October 1st of each year.You will use the prior year's tax information, so there is no waiting around to collect all the tax info that you need to complete the FAFSA.You will get a more prompt financial award, so that you can learn about...
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How You Can be Shocked by $112,000 in Scholarships

How You Can be Shocked by $112,000 in Scholarships
How You Can be Shocked by $112,000 in Scholarships First, the good news! Joy's daughter received HUGE scholarships worth $112,000 toward the cost of college! Joy worked hard to give colleges just what they love. Read her note to me:My daughter received an $8,000 annual music scholarship and an annual $20,000 dean scholarship both for the 4 full years - $28,000 x 4!! Thank you very much! We are waiting for offers from other colleges to...
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Guest — Lee
I thought it was so encouraging too! And I'm SO THANKFUL when someone is willing to share their story like this, because I do thin... Read More
Thursday, 03 March 2016 11:41
Guest — Kristen
Wow, this is incredibly encouraging!
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