November is National Scholarship Month!

Everyone can appreciate free money for college! November is National Scholarship Month, which is all about recognizing the value and aid scholarships can provide those seeking higher education.  The cost of attendance for college is ever-rising, and scholarships are one of the best forms of financial aid, simply because they’re free money.  You can be awarded scholarships based on

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scholarships available

$5,000 scholarships available

The primary mission of the Watson-Brown Foundation is providing need and merit-based scholarships to select Georgia and South Carolina students attending accredited four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The scholarships are renewable in amounts of $3000 and $5000.

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Essay Writing Tips

Essays are a vital part of your application and the can be fun to write. Remember, most essays are written on a very important topic – yourself. Here are the Top 10 Tips when writing your college or scholarship essay.

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New Happenings In Old Places

In 2008, the Pew Charitable Trust worked with the Penn Foundation in Philadelphia to create a snapshot of historic house museums in America. What they uncovered came as a surprise to the field. In America, there are more than 15,000 historic house museums. As of December 2014, there are 14,350 McDonald’s fast food franchises in America.

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Meet Derek Herron

“I can hear the cheers as I work, and I feed off that energy. I look around and there are families sitting together or friends having a beer — memories are being created and I know that somehow I helped provide that opportunity.”

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Meet Crystal Parten

“I’m a counselor, teacher, momma, and chauffeur, all at the same time. On any given day I feel like I’ve conquered the world and been completely defeated. But every day I learn something, and it’s always a challenge. There’s never a dull moment.”

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