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Your Biggest Hurdle to Getting Scholarships

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Your Biggest Hurdle Is Right In Front of You

Have you ever had a HUGE task you’ve complete procrastinated and the thought of even starting gave you anxiety?

 Maybe it was a huge project you know you need to get started on.

 Or maybe it was getting something fixed that you’ve been putting off.

 Well, whatever it was… chances are a little procrastination here and there probably didn’t severely impact your life. Let me explain.

 That delayed project start? The worst that happened was probably a lower grade or even an all-nighter to get it done.

 That thing that needed fixing? You probably went on living life as normal until it REALLY needed fixing. Maybe it took up a full Saturday or two.

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Procrastinating College Prep Doesn't Pay

The problem is, preparing to pay for college -and especially the scholarship search-- is the complete opposite. Procrastination? Delaying? These things WILL have severe consequences… because...

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The Three Ways to Pay for College

Madagscar Penguins GIF - Madagscar Penguins IMakeMyOwnOptions GIFsWhen it comes to paying for college… you have three options.

That’s right: Three Options.

To be honest, most people preparing for college never think about it in this way… but after years of coaching students and their families I’m here to tell you it all boils down to these three:

You can either pay for it with your money, free money, or loans.

Let’s break these down and go over why this matters.

#1: YOUR MONEY

Paying for college with your own money means using… (wait for it)… YOUR money. This can either be in the form of cash from under the mattress, savings, and investment accounts, or other vehicles for your money 

While using your own money is great, there are two downsides:

  1. Once you use it, it’s gone. You can’t use it for anything else…
  2. Most people don’t have anywhere near enough saved up

As I’ve mentioned before, the average family has only $18,000 saved up for college. But most families...

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