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How to write a winning scholarship essay : 30 essays that won over $3 million in scholarships

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Sixth edition.

"Examining the two basic components of scholarship competition-essays and interviews-this vital guidebook offers practical advice and real-life examples to guide students through the entire application process. A roundtable panel of judges and applicants supply inside information regarding the winning qualities sought after by award-giving organizations and tips for finding scholarships by using books, the internet, personal connections, and sources in the community. With insight into the judges' criteria for a successful application, 30 previously awarded scholarship essays are thoroughly analyzed, from choice of topic to writing style. Revealing unique strategies for preparation and overcoming nervousness, this definitive resource also includes sample interview questions and answers"--
"Provides 30 complete winning scholarship essays with analysis of why they were successful, scholarship interview strategies, Q&A with scholarship judges, 12 essays that bombed and an essay-writing workshop that covers selecting a topic, creating an outline, writing and editing"--

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