It’s that time of year, Seniors are getting ready for SAT testing, State testing, Finals, and so much more. It can all be a whirlwind of how can I make it into the career path that I want and still have an amazing Senior year while getting there. It can be a stressful but exciting year for your child as well as for you.
There are a lot of lasts for their Senior Year, the last Prom, Last Homecoming, Last Year in High School. However, their are a lot of firsts as well, Applying for college, locating college scholarships, figuring out what classes they want to take in College. There are so many ups and downs in their Senior year that will bring you closer together and giving them your opinion as well. There are so many different transformations that happen in their Senior year as well, they are almost an adult, ready to go out in this big world on their own. As parents we wonder if we have given them every tool that they will need to make it in this big world.
Since this is such a big year for your Senior let’s get you started on the right path to find those perfect scholarships for your child. There are so many great scholarships that are available but finding them can sometimes be difficult to find the ones that are the perfect fit for our children. Start to discuss where they would like College to take them on what career path. That can give you a clue as to what scholarships would be a good fit for you. If they are interested in Dentistry then the Karl Jobst Scholarship is a great scholarship to scholarship to apply for. It is a scholarship for $1,000 towards your College education. Karl Jobst set this scholarship up to help other students who want to go into the Dental Field. Once you know what your child’s interests are it will help you find the scholarships that will be a good fit.
There are many ways that you can find scholarships that will be a good fit for your child. Their school counselor is a great resource for you to use to find scholarships that are a good fit. Once you have checked with your school counselor and need more ideas of how to find scholarships that are a good fit. Then try some great books to find some great College Scholarships such as The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2018: Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes, Free College Money For Dummies, and The Financial Aid Handbook, Revised Edition: Getting the Education You Want for the Price You Can Afford are just some of the books that can help you find grants and financial aid for your child for College. They will give you a great start to help you find so many great ways to help you and your child with the cost of College. I would get started now so that you can meet the deadlines for the grants and scholarships for your child.