Is there such a thing as college scholarship prep?
Yes! College scholarship prep IS a thing and I am a HUGE believer in it. Keep reading…
College Scholarship Tip Friday: Pre-Scholarship Prep
Parents, this scholarship tip is for you! (Looking for more winning tips? Click here)
There are many things you can do as a parent now to help your student be in the best place possible for winning scholarships when it is time to apply. Although it is tempting, don’t put off today what can be done tomorrow, next year, or when your student is ready to start college!
Too many parents wait until their student’s senior year to begin the scholarship search. Start NOW, no matter how old your student is. Do some research and become familiar with the local scholarships that are offered in your area. Learn how to find more local scholarships right here.
Start saving awards, honors, and memorable essays and put them in a special place that is easy to find. Volunteer as a family and help your student build quality relationships with local leaders who might one day become their letter of recommendation writers.
Be sure to read: 6 Hardcore Hacks for a Great Scholarship Letter of Recommendation
All of this pre-scholarship prep will save you frustration and panic when your student is in his or her senior year of high school and college tuition and fees become a part of your financial reality.
College Scholarship Prep: Start early and help your student win more money for college!
Read more about how volunteering and leadership can help win college scholarships here.