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U.S. News Twitter Chat: College Scholarship Tips

 

Get advice from the experts on the best ways to research and apply for college scholarships. 

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Log on to Twitter at 2 p.m. EST on Feb. 19 and participate in the conversation.

By Feb. 12, 2015 | 8:00 a.m. EST + More

On Thursday, Feb. 19, U.S. News Education will host a Twitter chat to provide students with college scholarship tips and advice. From researching scholarship programs to writing essays and avoiding scams, there are many factors involved in applying for and earning college scholarships.

Who: U.S. News Education will moderate a panel of college scholarship experts, including:

What: A Twitter chat discussing best practices and tips for earning college scholarships, as well as how parents can help support students during the process.

Where: http://tweetchat.com/room/scholarshipchat

When: 2 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 19

Why: Now that the majority of college applications for fall 2015 are complete, many students and families face the question of how to pay for college. This is one of the busiest times of the scholarship calendar, and there are many opportunities that students can take advantage of. Our panel of scholarship experts can help students find awards that match their skill sets and prepare them to submit competitive scholarship applications.