Meet Our July Scholarship Winner: Miriam

Meet Miriam, the winner of our Scholarship Contest for the month of July! Miriam is a 12th grader who enjoys playing basketball in her free time. She also enjoys helping others and does so primarily as a tutor. After school, she helps fellow students at Upward Bound Tutoring. She tutors for all subjects, however her […]

Meet Our July Scholarship Winner: Josh!

Congratulations to Josh, our CollegeMapper $1000 July Scholarship winner! Josh is a Senior in high school. He is in Honor Society, Gents, and Anchor Club.  In his free time, he enjoys playing basketball with his friends. He works at his school in the Registrars Office, where he helps sort out files and makes folders for incoming or […]

Meet Our August Scholarship Winner: Shannon!

By: Mia Myklebust   Meet our August $500 College Scholarship winner, Shannon! Shannon is a Senior in high school who enjoys relaxing, Taekwondo, catching up on television shows (she’s a self-proclaimed TV addict), and hanging out with friends. At school is involved in theatre and is currently the stage manager of the theatre department. She is also […]

Financial Planning for High School Students

By: Alanna Ritchie   Preparing for the financial investment of college can be overwhelming. Added to the excitement and anticipation for your future is a frightening price tag associated with each university you consider attending. In 2013, the average price tag of a bachelor’s degree is $35,200. Leveraging the time you have before college starts […]

Tame Your Student Loan Debt

By: Andrew Jackson   The rising cost of college means that more students are forced to take out student loans to pay for college. Student loans can be a great option, but it’s no secret that for many people they can be difficult to pay off. If you’re unable to handle the burden of your […]

Congrats to the June Scholarship Winner: Jonlyn

Congrats, Jonlyn! You’ve won our $500 College Scholarship Contest! A rising senior in high school, 16-year-old Jonlyn is a big fan of music and books.   In her free time, she enjoys playing the cello and reading. Another one of her favorites hobbies is going to concerts. “A lot of my friends are in bands, so […]

Meet the May College Scholarship Contest Winner: Victoria

We love giving away money every month to help students like you pursue their dreams and get one step closer to gaining a higher education. This month we’re happy to congratulate Victoria, the May winner of our $500 College Scholarship Contest!   Victoria is a new Senior in high school who has a passion for theater. One […]

Money Saving Tips For Broke College Students

By: Mia Myklebust   Being a college student may be awesome, but that doesn’t mean that it’s easy. There’s the stress of school, combined with the pressure to be social and the anxiety that paying for your education brings. In addition to all this, most college students find themselves living on a tight budget. We’re here with […]

Meet Our March Scholarship Winner: Ryan

By: Mia Myklebust   Meet Ryan, the winner of our March $500 College Scholarship Contest! Ryan is an 18-year-old who recently graduated from high school. He is a very curious young man who usually spends his free time writing and learning about physics and astronomy.   In high school, Ryan enjoyed spending time after school helping teachers […]

Meet Our April College Scholarship Winner: Jade

By: Mia Myklebust   Say hello to this month’s $500 College Scholarship Contest winner, Jade!   Jade should be a Senior, but because she graduated high school a semester early she has spent the past semester at her local community college. She’s a 17-year-old who enjoys playing the flute and reading. She played the flute […]