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Many students want to further their education, though they think they can’t afford it or that they won’t qualify for a scholarship. Often the thought that you have to be super smart, a great athlete, or one of many other myths, makes people give up from the start.
The reality about scholarships is that there’s plenty of money to go around. According to the College Planning Services
, $46 billion in free scholarship money is awarded each year by the Department of Education and another $35 million is available through private companies. With that much being awarded each year, there’s a good chance you can get a piece of it.
Let’s take a look at some of the most common scholarship myths and how you can bust them.