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With so much information on college scholarships for high school seniors, you would think that at least the quality of information would improve but sadly that is not true at all. I know your frustration as a high school senior trying to pay for college despite being in a middle class family, poor and even rich.

I was once in your shoes and decided I would go to college with no debt. I hope to extend the information I learned to you. Students in the past have attempted to do the least amount of work to get the most scholarships but with so much competition, this tactic just won't work. The truth is that it's going to require some know how.

I realize that most people will tell you that you should go for every scholarships that crosses your path but that's a very poor strategy to say the least. The first thing you will need to change in order to be successful is your mind. Start off with a strategy of getting the most focused and specific scholarships that you can find. This is particularly easy if you are looking at college scholarships for high school seniors.

They, are of course, only for seniors that meet certain qualifications such as an essay, ethnicity, and other such criteria that can be used by scholarship committees. Think of it this way, the more specific the scholarship, the better chance you have at winning it simply because you narrow down most of the competition. I tried this with several scholarships and ended up winning scholarships worth $1,000. It was not just one scholarship but multiple ones.

Even though your narrowing your award amount, it will allow you to focus on gaining money steadily over the long run. College scholarships for high school seniors are getting more specific as time goes by so this could easily play to you advantage in your search for free money.

Also, you must learn to search smarter and not harder. I have witnessed students limit their opportunities because they assume that the only opportunities for scholarships are the most obvious. For example, signing up for websites that provide scholarships is great but it does not replace a good old fashioned manual search that can help you find those small scholarships that I call gold nuggets.

Don't fall into this pit because you will regret all the money you could have win that you didn't because you were focused on college scholarships for high school seniors that just weren't winnable.


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