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Scholarship Opportunities,,,Where to Look for Them?

There are many scholarship opportunities available, so never limit yourself to applying for just one. Research as many funding sources as you can, and learn which ones you may qualify for, then apply promptly. Find at least two search engines with which you’re comfortable–use both to search for scholarship opportunities. Three good examples include http://www.collegeanswer.com/, http://www.fastweb.com/ and http://www.scholarships.com/. International students, be sure to search http://www.internationalscholarships.com/. Remember to check the schools that you are applying to. Many schools offer scholarships to students that seek them. Use your parents/family members! Many companies […]

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Keep Life Simple!

Keep Laughing Keep Finding Humor Keep Learning Keep Dreaming Keep Writing Keep Networking Keep Building Opportunities Keep Life Simple

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Excellent Scholarship Resources!

1. Adventures in Education: Use this quick search engine to learn about 15,000 scholarships available to a wide variety of students and college needs. 2. Broke Scholar: You don’t need to be broke to find scholarships at this search engine, home to over 850,000 scholarship award listings. Fill out a profile that provides information about you and your goals, and you can define your search to fit your specific needs. 3. Careers and Colleges: You can register for free to search through over seven billion dollars in college scholarships and […]

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Where can I find Scholarships?

High School Guidance Counselors – Counselor should be able to provide you with information regarding many scholarships. In addition to national scholarships, be sure to ask about local scholarship opportunities that may have a much smaller applicant pool. College or University – Research the college’s website/catalog and financial aid office for information regarding scholarships they offer. A school may award these automatically when you are admitted or you may have to apply separately. Make sure you also contact them to ensure you are award of scholarships that may not be […]

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Take the Setbacks in Stride!

Life is full of setbacks, some major and some small, but when we’re faced with these setbacks our attitude and the choices we make are important. We can choose to feel discouraged or be grateful for the opportunity to learn from the setbacks. Regardless of your accomplishments, be proud of your efforts, take the setbacks in stride and be grateful for the experience. According to Henry Ford, “Life is a series of experiences, each of which makes us bigger, even though it is hard to realize this. For the world […]

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The Traveler’s Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success!

Great fiction focused on a laid off executive who gets in a car crash and experiences a life altering journey through time. He meets many well known people throughout history who provide him decisions he must make to change his life. Although the book is fiction the lessons in the book could be life altering if one is willing to look within themselves to create this change. 1. The buck stops here. 2. I will seek wisdom. 3. I am a person of action. 4. I have a decided heart. […]

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Persistence and Perseverance!

Demonstrating exceptional persistence and perseverance can open doors to success; make sure you take an in-depth look inside yourself and what you’re made of!!! Nathan knew what he was made of!!! He went fishing and was the only one in the group who caught a fish! Isn’t that why you go fishing? It was a good day! Grandpa Jim was proud! OE

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Memorial Day!

A national moment of remembrance for those willing to sacrifice so much, for so many! In observance of Memorial Day: let’s not forget the freedom we enjoy was provided by the men and women in uniform! Not every country is afforded this opportunity. OE

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Essential Leadership through Diversity

True leadership means having the ability to go outside of what is comfortable to you and building a strong relationship with those you lead. As a leader you must engage in meaningful conversations and encourage everyone to create and put into practice their talents. Everyone has something to offer, but it’s rarely offered because they may lack courage, drive or an opportunity. A big mistake leaders often make is not allowing those they lead to enhance their own leadership skills. Leadership is not about controlling followers. Leadership is about providing […]

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Concept of Leadership

Leadership is the capacity to rally around a group of people to encourage them to reach their personal or professional goals. The purpose of this blog is to make available fundamental opportunities to help you develop; improve or put into practice your own leadership skills. The intention is to provide a place to reflect on your own leadership performance and to share your concept of such. Hopefully in sharing our words, our resources and both background and experience in leadership; it will enable others to understand and embrace their own […]

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