Applying for college What do you think

Share drafts of your essay with an English teacher or guidance counselor for input. Remember: if you are sending the same essay to a number of colleges, make sure you use the correct college name in the essay. This mistake is common and made by all students applying for college, so remember to proofread your work!

Before you get started, think about how you would answer the following questions

Do you know the Klingon language? Have you used duct tape for fashion? Are you a good bowler, or even a good marbles player? These are several examples of the weird scholarships you can apply for, usually without essays. Just think of the weird aspects of life, and there is probably a unique scholarship that applies to them. These scholarships are a unique but less stressful way to pay and manage your expenses in college.


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