Minority Scholarship

Scholarships for Minorities

Minority scholarships also known as diversity scholarships by colleges are designed for men and women who belong to a minority group and excel in academics. Minority scholarship are issued by various federal and state authorities, colleges and universities, private charities and businesses. Almost all scholarship agencies believe that ethnic minorities and women are at a disadvantage when it comes to their white counterparts. Therefore, they all have scholarships for ethnic minorities as well as women. However, recently there has been a news that The College Republicans of Boston University are offering a Caucasian Achievement and Recognition Scholarship. But below is the list of the scholarships most of the institutions have :

1. African American

2, Asian / Indian Subcontinent

3. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered (LGBT)

4. Hispanic

5. Multi-racial

Athletic Scholarships

College Scholarships for Athletics

How to attend a college for free?

There are several ways to attend a college for free. Scholarships: If you have a talent, excel in science, excel in academics, excel in athletics, belong to a minority group or have a disability then you may qualify for a scholarship. Your local charities and non-profits may have some scholarships for you too. Financial Aid: : You may qualify for the financial aid from the federal govt. if your parents’ income is below a certain level or if you can prove that you are not dependent on your parents.

Qualifications for Student Loan Consolidation

Below is the criteria to qualify for a Student Loan Consolidation 1. If you have at least $20,000 in Federal student loans, then you may qualify for the Federal Student Loan consolidation.

Free Scholarship, Financial Aid and Education Tips

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Saving for College

How to save for college The cost of college is expected to rise by 10 folds in years to come.  Parents are wondering how to save for college and are willing to make sacrifices to provide a good education to their children.  But these scarifices are not required if good financial planning is done to save for college.  It is never too early to start saving for your child's college education. Sooner you start, better it will be. Below are some of the tips:

GMAT Prep

How to Score High in GMAT High scores in GMAT are they key to a top MBA school.   Every aspiring MBA who looks at himself as a future business leader must prepare well for GMAT to make the best out of  an admission process.  Below are some tips which can help students score high in a GMAT exam. Time Management:

MBA Survival Tips

How to survive thorugh an MBA program without burning yourself Starting an MBA program at a reputable institute can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience. The demanding MBA progams make you aks a question to yourself "how can I make the best use of my time and resources to balance school, work and personal lives?".  Well the bad news is that you will have to work your butt off and there will be times when you will have to make trade offs.  But the good news is that you will survive.  Especially if you follow our MBA survival tips. 1. Financial Planning: Financial planning is the most important thing before entering an MBA program.  You should make arrangements to get your credit cards, bills, mortgage, taxes, tuition etc. taken care of so that you dont' fall back in your finances.   

Internship Interview Tips

Ace an Interview and Kickoff the Career of Your Dreams

1. Be on time. Pre-plan your travel. Aim to be early.

2. Be Prepared. Learn about the company through their website and anyone else you know.

3. Write down and practice possible questions. See if a friend is willing to help you with a mock interview.

4. If asked about your weaknesses tell them honestly. Your honesty will be appreciated by the interviewer and you might get some good advice on how to work on your weaknesses.

5. You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Smile and Dress Professionally. Give them a reason to hire you. Don't be nervous.

6. Be honest. Do not bluff. If you land a position by bluffing, most likely you will lose the job after a while.

7. Talk about you academic and social achievements. Interviewers like to know how you felt about a particular success or failure and what lessons did you learn.

Using Social Networks to Find An Internship or your First Job

Building Your Online Brand

Social Networking has become one of the prominent ways for people to connect with each other. Whether it is MySpace, FaceBook, LinkedIn, Hi5, Friendster, Orkut or any other social networking site, most of the times we fail to fully leverage it. We end up spending time on casual chit chatting or the stuff which may not matter in the long run. On the other hand we can leverage the same networking site to grow our career and increase our market value. Creating your online brand is one of the top things to do in today's tough economic climate.  Following are some of the recommendations:

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