One step students often overlook on the path to become college ready is that of applying for scholarships.
Scholarships provide free money for students to pursue a higher education. They are awarded based on a variety of factors including merit, need, hobbies, traits, location, and more. Similarly, scholarship applications have different requirements. Most times, scholarships require a personal statement or an essay on a specific topic. As a result, students can feel overwhelmed by the amount of work needed to apply.
This is why we highly encourage students to apply for scholarships on their downtime. And what better timing than a holiday break?