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Millions of scholarship dollars go unclaimed each year. It's not that students don't qualify for the scholarships, they are often times just not applying for them. Share these facts with your students' parents, and encourage them to start a scholarship search for their child early on. Explain to parents that searching for scholarships is time-consuming, but it can also be very rewarding. There is money available for all types of students with varying talents and affiliations. Find more scholarship tips to share now...

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...But how am I going to pay for my child's college education?" You may hear this question a lot, but reassure parents that if they start early, funding a college education is very possible. To help you answer questions about the financial aid process, take a look at the following information...

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As you advise families about various financial aid opportunities, it is vitally important to make sure that every parent understands the requirements necessary to qualify for financial assistance. This checklist will come in handy.

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Money to pay for college can come from a variety of different sources. The lump sum and type of financial aid a family can receive truly varies from household to household. To help you answer specific parent questions about the amount of scholarship money a student can receive, consider the following...

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Realistically, middle school parents will not be applying for financial aid for several more years; however, it is never too early to encourage your parents to begin saving for their child's education and to become familiar with the financial aid process.

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