Tips for Getting College Money

I just read this article and thought it was good info on getting college money. Some things I had never heard before, and all were very practical. My daughter got into one of those elite schools on a full scholarship for merit, but I certainly don’t expect all my kids to be able to follow that route. This article is NOT about savings or investing or applying for tons of outside scholarships; it’s about pursuing what is offered by the schools you are accepted to.


2 thoughts on “Tips for Getting College Money

  1. Sue August 15, 2019 / 2:16 pm

    Hi, love your site, thank you!
    Question….. I will be homeschooling my twin 14-year-old girls high school and they will be attending a local college for early college credit. You say your daughter got a merit scholarship, would you be able to tell me how you prove merit to a university if you home school?
    Thank you so much.

    • Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool August 15, 2019 / 5:09 pm

      She knew what college she wanted to go to, so we just worked towards what they were looking for. She’s an artist, so she had to prepare a portfolio. Some look just at test scores. Some look at leadership experience. I suggest starting to look at possible colleges and see what they offer scholarships for. That said, those early college credits will give grades that show they can handle college-level work.

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