Getting a college degree takes money, you have tuition, room and board, and books to purchase which usually comes before you attend the first day of class. There are many eligible high school seniors out there that are wondering how they can afford to go to college. One avenue that is available for qualified students is to try and get a college scholarship, there are a number of types of scholarships available all you have to do is go out and get one. There are many different scholarships out there, some are based on need, others on how well you play an instrument, and several on academic or athletic performance. Here is a breakdown of the most common scholarships and where you can begin to look for them.
Many colleges across the country give out academic scholarships, these are usually based on your GPA and your SAT scores. There will be some scholarships that will automatically consider you once you apply for college, and others that will require a specific application along with other requirements. Continue Reading