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College Scholarship Tip: Print and Review, Times 2
This college scholarship tip is easy and very effective in instantly improving applications!
The best way to catch mistakes is to print out each section of the application and let at least two other pairs of eyes proofread and look for mistakes.
Another trick is to start at the end and read the applications and essays backward and out loud.
The first 30 seconds that a scholarship judge scans each application are critical and mistakes that are obvious to the judge might not be caught by the tired student who has read their work one too many times.
[You may also like to read: How to Impress the Scholarship Judges and Pass the 30-Second Test]
It pays to be diligent about grammar and spelling in college scholarship applying and asking others for help is always the smartest thing to do!
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I sent it to Monica because I knew what was wrong but my daughter needed to hear it from someone else this time. Monica reminded her of the SMART strategies, better intro, and conclusion, showing more than telling. She rewrote it and just won the scholarship for over $5000.” J.K., Idaho
There are a TON of tips on how to write an amazing (and mistake-free!) college scholarship essay in my ebooks,
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Monica Matthews is the author of How to Win College Scholarships. She helped her own son win over $100,000 in college scholarships and now shares her expertise with other parents and their students. She truly has “been there, done that” in regards to helping parents and students navigate the scholarship process.
Her method of helping students in finding college scholarships, writing unique and compelling scholarship essays, creating amazing scholarship application packets and more, have taught desperate parents to help their own students win thousands of scholarship dollars.
Monica’s scholarship tips have been featured on many prominent websites and she has been dubbed the “Go-To” expert on college scholarships.