Confessions of a Scholarship Winner: The Secrets That Helped Me Win $500,000 in Free Money for College- How You Can Too!

By Kristina Ellis

How ANY student--including YOU!--can win scholarships and earn loose cash for college!

On the 1st day of highschool, Kristina Ellis's mom--a unmarried, operating mom who misplaced her husband to cancer--informed her that she couldn't financially aid her after commencement. Kristina would have to locate her personal method to pay for college.

As a normal pupil with less-than-impressive attempt rankings, Kristina learned she must promote herself to scholarship committees if she desired to stand out. that is while she devised the plan that resulted in her receiving over $500,000 in scholarships--enough to pay for her complete schooling at a most sensible- 20 collage, throughout her doctoral measure, and make her goals come true.

How she made it happen--and how one can too!--is the focal point of this ebook. In Confessions of a Scholarship Winner, Kristina stocks not only her little-known secrets and techniques for scholarship luck yet her exceptionally inspiring story.

Together, you are going to discover how to:

  • Find the easiest scholarships for you
  • Uncover the secrets and techniques at the back of deciding to buy college
  • Make an exceptional effect in a scholarship interview
  • Overcome the non-public stumbling blocks that stand on your way
  • Craft a technique that highlights your strengths, regardless of your demanding situations or your monetary status
  • You shouldn't have to be a celebrity athlete, a most sensible scholar, or a famous chief to stay your desires! listed here are the instruments you must capture a imaginative and prescient on your destiny and make your goals a reality!

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    "Kristina Ellis's tale is basically inspiring. And the 'insider' info she offers during this ebook is simply as motivating. if you are trying to find nice rules and easy-to-follow recommendation from an individual who has already blazed the scholarship path, Kristina Ellis is the alternative. Confessions of a Scholarship Winner is the one publication you will need for growing your individual route to success."
    --Curt Jones, Founder CEO, Dippin' Dots Ice Cream

    "I want I have been given a replica of this publication in excessive school-- what a tremendous source for teens! Now each person will remember that going to varsity particularly does not need to go away you or your loved ones in debt for years. scholars and fogeys alike have to learn Confessions of a Scholarship Winner!
    --Brenna Mader, leave out Tennessee USA

    "Confessions of a Scholarship Winner is a good looking source for an individual who desires to research extra concerning the university financial-aid and scholarship procedure for attending a faculty or collage. Kristina's own tale is either compelling and available, and her transparent, considerate writing is helping makes this an imperative source for the college-bound student."
    --Dr. Thomas Burns, Provost, Belmont college

    "I love this easy-to-follow advisor for locating and profitable scholarships. Confessions of a Scholarship Winner is jam-packed with info, but it truly is offered so good that it is not intimidating. it is a speedy learn and straightforward to enforce. Homeschool.com hugely recommends it."
    --Rebecca Kochenderfer, Senior Editor and Co-Founder, Homeschool.com, Inc.

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