By Kristina Ellis
How ANY student--including YOU!--can win scholarships and earn unfastened cash for college!
On the 1st day of highschool, Kristina Ellis's mom--a unmarried, operating mom who misplaced her husband to cancer--informed her that she couldn't financially help her after commencement. Kristina would have to locate her personal technique to pay for college.
As a normal pupil with less-than-impressive attempt ratings, Kristina discovered she must promote herself to scholarship committees if she desired to stand out. that is while she devised the plan that resulted in her receiving over $500,000 in scholarships--enough to pay for her complete schooling at a most sensible- 20 collage, throughout her doctoral measure, and make her goals come true.
How she made it happen--and how one can too!--is the point of interest of this e-book. In Confessions of a Scholarship Winner, Kristina stocks not only her little-known secrets and techniques for scholarship good fortune yet her quite inspiring story.
Together, you will discover how to:
You do not have to be a celebrity athlete, a most sensible pupil, or a well-known chief to dwell your desires! listed here are the instruments you must trap a imaginative and prescient on your destiny and make your goals a reality!
"Kristina Ellis's tale is really inspiring. And the 'insider' info she offers during this e-book is simply as motivating. in case you are trying to find nice rules and easy-to-follow suggestion from a person who has already blazed the scholarship path, Kristina Ellis is the alternative. Confessions of a Scholarship Winner is the single publication you will have for growing your individual route to success."
--Curt Jones, Founder CEO, Dippin' Dots Ice Cream
"I want I have been given a replica of this booklet in excessive school-- what a tremendous source for adolescents! Now everybody will keep in mind that going to varsity particularly does not need to go away you or your loved ones in debt for years. scholars and fogeys alike have to learn Confessions of a Scholarship Winner!
--Brenna Mader, leave out Tennessee USA
"Confessions of a Scholarship Winner is a gorgeous source for an individual who desires to research extra concerning the university financial-aid and scholarship technique for attending a faculty or collage. Kristina's own tale is either compelling and obtainable, and her transparent, considerate writing is helping makes this an quintessential source for the college-bound student."
--Dr. Thomas Burns, Provost, Belmont collage
"I love this easy-to-follow consultant for locating and profitable scholarships. Confessions of a Scholarship Winner is filled with info, but it's provided so good that it isn't intimidating. it is a quickly learn and straightforward to enforce. Homeschool.com hugely recommends it."
--Rebecca Kochenderfer, Senior Editor and Co-Founder, Homeschool.com, Inc.
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At Vanderbilt, the typical announcing used to be “Work demanding, Play tough. ” the major to that slogan is figure. How good do you're employed? and the way difficult? Do you place all your self into what you do? locate what you're keen on and provides it your most sensible. when you are doing what you like and dealing since you are looking to, it is simple to authentically show a great paintings ethic. At sixteen, I took that “find what you like and provides it your most sensible” method while I went trying to find a role on the gymnastics facility the place I used to coach. whilst I received there, i discovered out my outdated group now not existed. What did I do approximately it? i began a brand new one! despite at the beginning having purely 3 women at the staff, I stored at it a week till the gang grew to forty women. I spent a minimum of 12 hours every week on the fitness center, coordinating competitions, education employees, and training my ladies; I additionally spent numerous unpaid hours making plans at domestic. i used to be doing anything I enjoyed and having enjoyable. i did not observe on the time that i used to be additionally demonstrating a powerful paintings ethic. yet i ultimately used this adventure to demonstrate paintings ethic in my scholarship functions. 3 components of your paintings ethic are such a lot correct to scholarship judges: attempt, accountability, and perseverance. let us take a look at each of these parts. attempt. Are you keen to place forth the time and effort had to get the task performed? Will you push your self to accomplish at a excessive point even if you do not think love it? background is stuffed with those who turned profitable basically simply because they prompted themselves to paintings more durable than every person else. attempt will help triumph over lots of the demanding situations you'll ever face in university or your profession, making it a huge caliber in students. accountability. Do you're taking own accountability in your activities? Are you responsible for the alternatives you're making? while anyone trusts you with a job, how do you deal with it? In collage, you do not have your mom and dad or a md consistently checking up on you and ensuring you are doing what you are imagined to; hence, being liable for your individual activities is essential. university deals loads of freedom, and it truly is as much as you to get issues performed after they have to be. a few scholars do not undergo that accountability good and finally do not make it via. Scholarship committees need to know that you're mature sufficient to address the liberty of faculty and that you're going to utilize their funding in you. Perseverance. Do you still positioned forth attempt regardless of demanding situations, competition, or failure? while issues get difficult, do you get much more decided, or do you quit? it is alright to admit in your program that you've failed or continued hardships, yet remember that seeing the way you cast forward and overcame the hindrances is necessary to scholarship judges. goal Why do you do what you do? Are your activities rooted in a feeling of purpose—a cause past your self? making plans to check drugs in university with the objective of operating in a space of melanoma learn that claimed the lifetime of a family member might exemplify relocating ahead with a feeling of goal.