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Meet Jorge Morales: 2017 Dream Award Recipient

Nov 07, 2017

We are thrilled to have such a diverse and interesting class of Dream Award recipients! Jorge's story continues our series on each of the ten 2017 students. Throughout the next few months we will be posting more stories on a bi-weekly basis featuring these amazing individuals. Check out previous student stories by visiting our Success By Degrees blog.

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Tuition Assistance: The “Secret” Benefit That Boosts Employee Retention

Oct 23, 2017

Late last year, Forbes magazine highlighted a great idea with a big problem. The magazine looked at companies’ use of employee tuition assistance programs: a win-win benefit that helps workers further their educations, helps employers retain qualified staff and comes with significant tax benefits.

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Meet Yessenia Cantero Hernandez: 2017 Dream Award Recipient

Oct 12, 2017

We are thrilled to have such a diverse and interesting class of Dream Award recipients! Yessenia's story continues our series on each of the ten 2017 students. Throughout the next few months we will be posting more stories on a bi-weekly basis featuring these amazing individuals. Check out previous student stories by visiting our Success By Degrees blog.

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"Military Makeover" Highlights Unique Challenges for Veteran Students

Oct 03, 2017

Scholarship America addresses educational benefits on the most recent season of the Lifetime show

Military Makeover is a special mini-series from the Lifetime Channel’s Designing Spaces team, dedicated to members of the military and their loved ones. The host, retired United States Marine Corps Staff Sergeant R. Lee Ermey (aka “The Gunny”) enlists the help of home renovators, designers, landscapers and many others to improve the living situation of deserving military families. Earlier this...

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Two-Year Degrees Lead To More and More Good Jobs

Sep 18, 2017

Everyone knows the conventional wisdom: a bachelor’s degree (or higher) is the best ticket to getting a good job. Like most conventional wisdom, this is at least partly true. And, like most conventional wisdom, it also fails to tell the whole story.

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Meet Wyatt Tauber: 2017 National Student Volunteer of the Year

Sep 08, 2017

Wyatt Tauber’s earliest childhood memories are of sitting on his grandfather’s lap in front of a computer screen. At the time his parents did not own a computer, so going to his grandparents’ house to play on the computer was a special treat. Wyatt could entertain himself for hours just typing random child’s gibberish on WordPad and playing other games. For the young Wyatt, the computer sparked his sense of wonder and curiosity.

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Meet Ezekiel Ogden: 2017 Dream Award Recipient

Aug 21, 2017

We are thrilled to have such a diverse and interesting class of Dream Award recipients! Ezekiel's story continues our series on each of the ten 2017 students. Throughout the next few months we will be posting more stories on a bi-weekly basis featuring these amazing individuals. Check out previous student stories by visiting our Success By Degrees blog.

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Do’s and Don’ts for Your Scholarship Search: Part 2

Aug 11, 2017

In Part 1 of this series, Scholarship America program designer Cheryl Amundson (a former professor, and mom of three college grads) walked you through two things any scholarship seeker needs to do: get organized before you have to, and start a wide search as early as you can.

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Meet April Lewis: 2017 Dream Award Recipient

Aug 08, 2017

We are thrilled to have such a diverse and interesting class of Dream Award recipients! April's story continues our series on each of the ten 2017 students. Throughout the next few months we will be posting more stories on a bi-weekly basis featuring these amazing individuals. Check out previous student stories by visiting our Success By Degrees blog.

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Do’s and Don’ts for Your Scholarship Search: Part 1

Aug 04, 2017

It’s no surprise a college degree -- whether two-year, four-year or postgraduate -- can lead to a brighter future. It’s also not news that getting a degree can be expensive, or that student loan debt can hamper the future finances of graduates. So where should students turn if they want to make ends meet without adding a huge loan bill to their degree?

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