It can be challenging to help your child become a ballerina. It can be challenging to help your child get into college with scholarships. When you are trying to do both at the same time, though - wow! That's a tough one! Read on and find out about one family that has a success story to tell about a ballet major that earns scholarships in a school of fine arts!
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I just had to tell you! Sydney was accepted to University, both academically and into the School of the Arts for ballet! I could not have done the academic part without you!! Thank you so much!! Plus, she has already been awarded a $16,000 per year academic scholarship totaling $64,000. We're pursuing more scholarships but that was just from her application!!! Thank you for all your help! I have shared your info with my homeschool friends and my local homeschool group that I lead and everyone has been blessed! I am having a special "addressing high school" meeting soon to encourage moms and help them get started earlier. I thought I was prepared, and I was, if my child simply wanted to go to the local college or an academically-oriented college, but I was not prepared for the level of expectation of documents needed for a competitive colleges, additional applications and essays for dance, as well as audition requirements! It has been a challenge!Dana in Michigan
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