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The Best Scholarships for Students in Indiana for 2020 – 2021

Whether you’re rooting for the Fighting Irish or getting your brackets broken by the Boilermakers, we know you’ve got your eye on a college in Indiana. But how do you go about applying for financial aid to attend? Scholarships, grants, and other financial aid play a big part in the tuition game. (See our full financial aid guide here.)

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Noteworthy Scholarships for Students in North Carolina for 2020-2021

North Carolina is the birthplace of Krispy Kreme and Pepsi, but the Old North State has even more interesting facts! North Carolina was ranked 35th most expensive and 18th most affordable state or district to attend college during the 2017-2018 academic year. Those are pretty good numbers! In fact, the average annual in-state college tuition in North Carolina was $10,925 during that same academic year.

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11 Athletic Scholarships to Keep Your Funding Options in Motion (2020-2021)

Student athletes on the court, the field, and in the classroom have a unique perspective. You can share your experiences about playing on a team, working with a coach, and setting personal records in your college essays. You can also apply specifically for athletic scholarships to help fund your college education (and in some cases, continue playing your sport/sports in college). Read on to learn more about these athletic scholarships.

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How college student loans work: The definitive guide to borrowing responsibly, to minimize your student loan debt

The average college graduate comes away with a degree–and $29,000 of student loan debt, requiring an average monthly loan payment of $393. That ends up being a really high percentage of new graduates’ salaries, so perhaps it’s no surprise that, in 2018, 20% of student borrowers were behind with their payments. The problem is: once you’re behind, it can be even easier to get more behind. 

We’re here to help you figure out how to not let that happen to you. How do student loans work? How do you know how much you can afford to borrow? How do you choose the right (cheapest, most flexible) loan? And how do you best manage the costs? 

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24 Easy Scholarships for Average Students (2020-2021)

As college tuition rises, more students need to apply for financial aid whether they have a solid, average, or below-average academic record. The good news is there are plenty of scholarships you can apply for without being involved in athletics, arts, or having a strong academic record. Here are 30 scholarships for average students–with no GPA requirements, and no involvement in clubs or organizations required. 

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Great Scholarships for Students in New York for 2020-2021

New York is home to Cornell University, Columbia University, and many great SUNY and CUNY institutions. New York also hosts scholarship programs specifically made for residents in the Empire State. Take full advantage of scholarships your community has available to you as many small local scholarships go unclaimed each year. At Going Merry, we bring local and statewide New York scholarships to you!

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20 Scholarships for First-Generation College Students in 2020-21

Being a first-generation college student is a huge accomplishment. First-generation means you’re the first in your family to pursue a post-secondary education. Some of our parents, grandparents, etc. understandably might not have had the opportunity, the funding, or the time to attend college. Now, there are first-generation scholarships students can apply for to help ease the costs of college tuition.

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