A guide to writing the best personal statement for your college application (with template and examples!)

Why is boasting about a best friend SO much easier than writing about yourself? Unfortunately, that’s exactly what a personal statement essay requires you to do–whether it’s for your college admissions application, or for a scholarship application to pay for college. Here’s our guide, to ensure you’re well-equipped to write a killer personal statement!

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5 Choice Scholarships for California Students

Looking for colleges to attend is the fun part. What’s not fun? The big price tag that comes along with picking a college. We’re here to show you financial aid options that can help in financing college tuition, so that you can focus on your studies, sports, and extracurriculars. 

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How to ask for a letter of recommendation for your college app

Would you purchase anything on Amazon before reading the reviews? We rely heavily on other people’s opinions to form our opinions or to back up our existing thoughts.

In the same way, colleges want to know what other people think about you, so a letter of recommendation (LOR) boosts your personal and academic validity. 

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What are the keys to financing college tuition? This 2020-2021 Financial Aid Calendar keeps you organized. Watch those FAFSA deadlines!

This post was originally published on September 21, 2019 and updated on October 8, 2019.

We know you’ve got questions about the FAFSA and financial aid. When are the deadlines? How do I submit an application? Where do I even start?? Don’t worry; we’ve got the answers to guide you through your journey in financing college tuition!

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20 Scholarships from brand names that want to help you pay for college: Coca-Cola Scholarship, Dr Pepper Scholarship, Dell Top Tech Scholarship and more!

At Going Merry, we’ve got plenty of well-known scholarship opportunities for your scholarship search, including sponsorships sponsored by brand names you know and love. Check out these 20 corporate scholarships you need to know about –, the Coca-Cola Scholarship, Taco Bell Scholarship, GoPro Scholarship, Motorola Scholarship, and more!

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Going Merry’s Washington Scholarships

Thinking about how to afford college? Scholarships are a common form of support for education and many small local scholarships go unclaimed each year. At Going Merry we bring local and statewide scholarships to you and let you fill out your applications all in one place! Make sure to take full advantage of scholarships your community has available to you.

Check out the list below of Washington specific scholarships for you to explore!

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Going Merry’s Pennsylvania Scholarships

The US supports education on all levels of community, stretching from national initiatives down to your neighborhood programs. Scholarships range from nationwide offerings to state, county, or even school specific scholarships. At Going Merry, we bring local and statewide scholarships to you and let you fill out your applications all in one place! 

Check out the list below for some Pennsylvania specific scholarships for you to explore!

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Going Merry’s Arizona Scholarships

Thinking about how to afford college? Scholarships are a common form of support for education and many small local scholarships go unclaimed each year. At Going Merry, we bring local and statewide scholarships to you and let you fill out your applications all in one place! 

Check out the list below of scholarships for Arizona you could apply to!

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