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3 Tips for Helping Students Use Their Credit Cards Wisely

3 Tips for Helping Students Use Their Credit Cards Wisely Here are some tips to help you avoid making mistakes that can negatively impact your credit score and financial health. 1. Make your payments on time and don’t have more…

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How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay Scholarship essays are very similar to your college application essays as the effort you put into writing your essay represents the chance to sell yourself to the scholarship committee. A scholarship essay helps…

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Learn 3 ways to determine if a scholarship is legitimate

3 Tips to Avoid Scholarship Scams It’s no secret that scholarships are a great way to find free money for college. While it’s now easier than ever to search for scholarship opportunities online, easier navigation on the internet also makes…

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3 Tips to Succeed in STEM

3 Tips to Succeed in STEM A 2018 Pew Research Center study about minorities in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields reported that while Latinos and Blacks compose 27% of the overall U.S. population, they only account for 16% of…

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STEM Internships for LatinX and BlackX Students

STEM Internships for LatinX and BlackX Students Statistically speaking, minorities tend to be underrepresented in STEM fields. That’s why corporations often create designated internship opportunities for minorities entering the industry. As the job market is becoming more competitive in addition to…

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Summer College Checklist for High School Seniors

High School Seniors Checklist for this Summer To ensure you’re on the right track, here’s a list of what you should be focused on during the summer. APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS Begin working on your scholarship search now, so this task…

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Big Ticket STEM Scholarships Students Need to Know

Big Ticket STEM Scholarships Students Need to Know Your Diverse Background Might Be Your Ticket to Full Ride Scholarships  The number of STEM students has grown over the last decade but unfortunately some diverse students are underrepresented in the industry.…

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