We're wanting to know the good experiences and frustrations people have had in getting free money for college through scholarships. In addition, please help us understand what would help you succeed.
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Why are you looking for scholarships?
I'm not interested, but was contacted anyway
My child or grandchild will need free money for their college education
I would like to get free money for myself so that I can pursue a college education
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Whether you want the money for yourself or others, how old is the person who is trying to get the free money?
Under age 13
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What have you done already to try to get scholarship money?
Talked to a high school or college financial aid counselor
Attended training on how to get free money for college
Completed a profile on FastWeb, Chegg, Scholarship.com, or other scholarship search engines
Used ScholarshipLibrary, CareerOneStop, Adventures in Education, or other scholarship lists
Used high school or college scholarship and financial aid resources to find scholarships
Used Google and other sources to identify scholarships
Prepared statements or essays for scholarship applications
Wrote reusable scholarship essays to modify and submit with my applications
Solicited letters of recommendation to submit with my scholarship applications
Apply for 10+ scholarships
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What has given you the greatest success in getting free money for college?
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What gives you the greatest frustration about applying for scholarships?
Talking to my high school or college financial aid counselor
Finding quality training about how to get free money for college
Completing profiles on FastWeb, Chegg, Scholarship.com, & other scholarship search engines
Using ScholarshipLibrary, CareerOneStop, Adventures in Education, & other scholarship lists
Using high school or college scholarship and financial aid resources to find scholarships
Finding good scholarship sources on Google and other sources to find scholarships
Finding a coach to help me identify and submit well-crafted scholarship applications
Proving to scholarship committees that I deserve their scholarships
Writing reusable scholarship essays to modify and submit with my applications
Obtaining letters of recommendation to submit with my scholarship applications
Applying for 10+ scholarships
Question 9 of 11
What else frustrates you about getting free money for college through scholarships?
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What would you like help with in getting scholarships?
Finding scholarships through search engines, lists, and other sources
Completing online scholarship applications
Believing that I deserve scholarships and can complete effectively
Providing facts to scholarship committees that I qualify and deserve their money
Finding someone who will give me letters of recommendation for scholarships
Writing essays that will impress scholarship committees and that will compete effectively
Question 11 of 11
Would you, or someone you know, like more information about obtaining scholarships?