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Winning Scholarships for College: An Insider's Guide
     

Winning Scholarships for College: An Insider's Guide

by Marianne Ragins
 

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When she was a student, Marianne Ragins was the recipient of over $400,000 in scholarship funds and was featured in People, Newsweek, Essence, and on the cover of Parade. Written in a unique student-to-student voice, Winning Scholarships for College is the book that students and their parents will turn to immediately, especially now that tuition costs are skyrocketing

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When she was a student, Marianne Ragins was the recipient of over $400,000 in scholarship funds and was featured in People, Newsweek, Essence, and on the cover of Parade. Written in a unique student-to-student voice, Winning Scholarships for College is the book that students and their parents will turn to immediately, especially now that tuition costs are skyrocketing to unprecedented levels.

With new chapters geared to parents, minorities, and how to use the Internet, Winning Scholarships for College includes:

Nearly one hundred invaluable resources for uncovering scholarship opportunities

An inside look at how Financial Aid packages are prepared

No-fail test-taking tips for scoring high on the SAT and ACT

Sixteen surefire ways to sell yourself during an academic interview

Easy-to-follow guidelines for writing winning personal essays

How to pay for the pursuit of higher degrees

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From the Publisher
"Marianne Ragins is an example to everyone that if you try hard enough and put forth the effort, you can accomplish anything." —Thomas B. Murphy, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805030723
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
158
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author

A recipient of more than $400,000 in scholarship funds, Marianne Ragins is a summa cum laude graduate of Florida A & M University and works as a marketing representative in Washington, D.C. She lectures nationwide on college scholarships and has been lauded by People, Essence, and Newsweek.

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