Brought to you by Fastweb, the leading free scholarship matching service, this book gives you the insider insights and expert tips you need to improve your chances of winning a scholarship. Learn strategies for increasing the number of scholarship matches, writing more memorable scholarship essays, acing the scholarship interview and maximizing your chances of winning a scholarship.
The scholarship secrets book also includes several top ten lists, such as the top ten most unusual scholarships, the top ten most prestigious scholarships, the top ten most generous scholarships and the top ten scholarships that don't require an 'A'. Let Secrets to Winning a Scholarship help you go for the gold with unique information and advice about winning scholarships from one of the nation's leading experts.
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About the Author
Mark Kantrowitz is a nationally recognized expert on student financial aid and scholarships. Mark is the Publisher of Fastweb.com and FinAid.org, the leading web sites for planning and paying for college. Quoted daily in national newspapers, Mark has been called to testify before Congress about financial aid, scholarships and student loans on several occasions.
Mark is a member of the board of directors of the National Scholarship Providers Association, a member of the editorial board of the Council on Law in Higher Education and a member of the editorial advisory board of Bottom Line/Personal. Mark shares his expertise with students and parents as "Ask the Financial Coach" on the Newsweek Education web site and through the weekly Ask Kantro column on Fastweb.
Fastweb is the oldest and most popular free scholarship matching service, with more than 1.5 million scholarships totaling over $3.5 billion. Students create a personalized background profile and receive a list of scholarships matching their skills and interests. As the most frequently updated source of scholarship information, Fastweb automatically notifies students when new scholarships that match their profiles are added to the database.
In addition to being the go-to destination for finding scholarships, Fastweb also provides information and expert advice about student financial aid, jobs and internships. One out of three college-bound seniors use the site, and more than 50 million* members have benefitted from Fastweb's free information and services. (*9 million are active users of the site)