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College Tips & Tricks: Will a good GPA help you get MONEY ?

MOST DEFINITELY! A GPA of 3.5 or higher can usually get you some kind of financial assistance by way of Scholarship/Grant that you do NOT pay back.

If you are an incoming Freshmen with a GPA of 3.5 or higher many schools will offer you money in the form of a Scholarship/School Grant. And you will continue to TIPS & TRICKS FOR THOSE WHO WILL BE APPLYING TO COLLEGE FOR THE YEAR OF 2015receive this money each year as long as you continue to keep a GPA that falls within the guidelines to receive this Grant.

Some Institutions will offer you more money the higher the GPA.

Some Institutions will request that you apply for this Grant each year/semester while others it is automatically renewed as long as you fit the criteria. Check with the individual school to see what their policy is on this matter. read more

College Tips and Tricks: Is it a Numbers Game?

SAT, ACT, GPA, and Gender can make a difference when applying to College.

I will be discussing how your numbers may affect a Schools decision to accept,or respectfully decline your admission toCollege tips and tricks their institution.

It can be very frustrating when you are getting input from all directions as to how and what is evaluated in the decision making process for College Acceptance.

So, let me tell you…numbers do make a difference. Yes, the schools want well rounded students but it has become so competitive to get into college that when you compare apples to apples the best apple is chosen. What I mean by that is…If there are 2 applicants that both have community service, extracurricular activities, and leadership involvement in High School along with a good GPA & SAT how are they going to decide. Well they will usually choose the applicant that has the higher scores ie… GPA, SAT or ACT. Simply because they do not know you and have nothing else to base the decision on. read more