How to compare colleges, to make your target college list – with the best safety schools and reach schools suited for you!

Every student deserves to apply to his or her dream school. But how do you narrow down a list of solid choices to apply to when there are so many options out there? And how do you make sure you also apply to some “realistic” colleges, to make sure you get into at least one? We’re walking you through the steps to simplify creating your list of colleges to apply to.

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Scholarships for Students in Pennsylvania for 2020 – 2021

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 – including scholarships in Pennsylvania – and let you fill out your applications! 

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Wonderful Scholarships for Students in Washington for 2019-2020

Thinking about how to afford college? Washington 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 so you can easily apply! Make sure to take full advantage of scholarships your community has available to you.

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What’s a winning scholarship essay look like? Check out this Going Merry success story with Gabby DeMott

A scholarship success story takes a defining moment, an experience, sometimes even studying abroad, to inspire students like Gabby DeMott to write a winning scholarship essay. She earned herself a whopping $10,000 through The Bill Browning Scholarship for Ann Arbor Public Schools and some nice press coverage.

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Validating Scholarships for Virginia Students for 2019 – 2020

Wondering how you’re going to balance college studies with extracurriculars? That’s the easy part! The hard part comes first: Figuring out how to assemble financial aid, to affording college. An important part of many student aid packages is scholarships. 

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The CSS Profile vs. the FAFSA & EFC – What’s the difference?

You’re ready to start planning in paying college tuition. But why are there two financial aid forms: the FAFSA and the CSS Profile? How do you prioritize which to fill out? What’s the process? We’re breaking down the differences between the FAFSA and the CSS Profile, from applications to deadlines, and everything in between.

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How to write a winning scholarship essay about your academic goals

Have you ever opened up a scholarship application only to find that you have to write yet ANOTHER scholarship essay, this time about your academic goals? We get it. There’s a lot of writing involved when you’re applying! Well, we’re here to guide you through your academic goals essay, with scholarship essay tips and a template. We’ve even got a surprise for you at the end that will save you time on your scholarship applications.

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Tenacious Scholarships for Students in Tennessee for 2019 – 2020

So you’re looking for college scholarships to fund your tuition bill? No worries, we’ve got you. Going Merry has hundreds of thousands of local and national scholarships. But we especially encourage students to apply for local scholarships, which are often less competitive–meaning there’s a higher chance of winning that scholarship award money.

So in the spirit of staying local, check out these scholarships in Tennessee you can apply for.

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Neat Scholarships for Students in New Jersey for 2019 – 2020

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! 

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Necessary Scholarships for Students in New Hampshire for 2019 – 2020

Figuring out how to pay for college? Many students use college scholarships to help pay for tuition or books. And in particular, students find success with local scholarships, which are less competitive than national ones. With Going Merry, you can find many local and statewide scholarships!

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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, writing about yourself is 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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Massive Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts for 2020 – 2021

In 1891, Springfield College instructor and graduate student James Naismith founded basketball right in Massachusetts. He designed the game and later went on to become an athletic director and coach. We might not be on James’s level yet, but hopefully college will give you the tools to make your own breakthrough.

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Magnificent Scholarships for Students in Maryland for 2020 – 2021

Thinking about how to afford college? Scholarships in Maryland 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! 

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Knockout Scholarships for Students in Kentucky for 2020 – 2021

When it comes to financing college tuition, it’s a race to the finish line to apply for scholarships and other education support. With so many deadlines and scholarship options, how do you prioritize? At Going Merry, we bring local and statewide scholarships – including scholarships in Kentucky – to you!

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