How to Get a Scholarship for College

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For most prospective college students, there are a number of things that must be planned and put in order. For a high school student, these things can all be overwhelming, but perhaps most overwhelming of all is preparing to deal with the financial cost of higher education.

The financial cost of tuition at institutions of higher education can vary immensely, but on average students pay anywhere from $6,000 to $15,000 for a year of school. These larger-than-life numbers seem completely out of reach for many graduating students who don't know how to navigate financial aid.