Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest; Unusual Scholarship of The Week

20120325-164728.jpgNormally, this scholarship would not be considered Unusual, except for the manner in which is it judged. Most scholarship applications ask for an essay, but rarely is the essay the focus of the application. However, the Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest is no ordinary scholarship.

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How to Reduce Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) – Reduction Tip #1

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There are plenty of factors that go into the final Expected Family Contribution (EFC), so getting the number down as low as possible is often a game of changing the inputs. Here’s a quick EFC reduction tip…more after the jump

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Financial Aid for the Kids of Veterans: Chapter 35 Survivors Benefits – College Money Man Quick Tip

With two wars that have raged on for ten years now, it is more than likely that there are dependents of former soldiers that have been killed in the line of duty, or been permanently disabled due to their service. Thankfully, there is a program administered by the Veterans Administration (VA) , known as the Survivor & Dependents Assistance, or (DEA).

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Saving on College Textbooks Online: College Money Man Quick Savings Tip

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Unusual Scholarship of the Week: United States Bowling Congress

Most athletic scholarships are awarded directly by schools. But for bowlers, this is rarely seen. However, for the Youth Members of the United States Bowling Congress opportunities abound.
United States Bowling Congress offers seven scholarships for bowlers of both genders to that have been accepted to or are enrolled in college. Scholarships such as this are Membership Based, and therefore a few things are important to remember;
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Tips for Appealing Your Financial Aid Award Letter

Often, people feel if they speak up too loudly about the things they want or feel they deserve, they will be thought of as demanding, conceited, or a pain in the neck. But remember, the squeaky wheel gets the grease, and closed mouths don’t get fed. While this may sound cliche, they both are accurate in this case. Mistakes happen and circumstances change that may effect your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). So be proactive and appeal if needed. When you do, keep three things in mind.
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