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A screenshot of the Excel file known as the 'Scholarship List'

The Scholarship List

So, being a Broke College Student, I found it necessary to find and apply for a lot of scholarships. They’re helpful things – write a nice essay, and have a good chance of someone handing you money… for free! (Although I’d recommend you read through all the paperwork, keep an eye out for attached strings.)

During this process, I put together a helpful tool for myself, and now that I’m done with it (for this year, at least – I’ll be starting up again soon!) I figured I may as well share it. Continue reading

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