Confessions of a Scholarship Winner by Kristina Ellis

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                 How ANY student--including YOU!--can win scholarships and earn free money for college!

On the first day of high school, Kristina Ellis's mom--a single, working mother who lost her husband to cancer--informed her that she could not financially support her after graduation. Kristina would need to find her own way to pay for college.

As an average student with less-than-impressive test scores, Kristina realized she would have to sell herself toscholarship committees if she wanted to stand out. That's when she devised the plan that led to her receiving over $500,000 in scholarships--enough to pay for her full education at a top- 20 university, all the way through her doctoral degree, and make her dreams come true.

How she made it happen--and how you can too!--is the focus of this book. In Confessions of a Scholarship Winner, Kristina shares not just her little-known secrets for scholarship success buther incredibly inspiring story.

Together, you'll explore how to:
Find the best scholarships for youUncover the secrets behind paying for collegeMake a great impression in a scholarship interviewOvercome the personal obstacles that stand in your wayCraft a strategy that highlights your strengths, no matter your challenges or your financial status
You don't have to be a star athlete, a top student, or a recognized leader to live your dreams! Here are the tools youneed to catch a vision for your future and make your dreams areality!

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"Kristina Ellis's story is absolutely inspiring. And the 'insider' information she presents in this book is just asmotivating. If you're looking for great ideas and easy-to-follow advice from somebody who has already blazed the scholarship trail, Kristina Ellis is the choice. Confessions of a Scholarship Winner is the only book you'll need forcreating your own path to success."
--Curt Jones, Founder CEO, Dippin' Dots Ice Cream

"I wish I had been given a copy of this book in high school-- what an incredible resource for young people! Noweveryone will understand that going to college really doesn't have to leave you or your family in debt for years. Students and parents alike need to read Confessions of a Scholarship Winner!
--Brenna Mader, Miss Tennessee USA            
 

About Kristina Ellis

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Kristina’s father lost his battle with cancer when she was seven years old. After his death, her family fell below poverty level and struggled through years of emotional and financial turmoil. On the first day of high school, Kristina’s mom informed her that she could not financially support her after graduation; she needed to find her own way to pay for college. As a student with decent grades and average test scores, Kristina realized that she was going to have to sell herself to scholarship committees if she wanted to stand out. That’s when she devised the plan that led to her receiving several of the most selective and prestigious scholarships and grants that paid for 100% of her education at a Top 20 university.
 
Published March 20, 2013 by Worthy Publishing. 225 pages
Genres: Self Help, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Religion & Spirituality, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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