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Scholarships.com was founded in 1999 to help students find and earn the money they need to fund their college education. Since then, we’ve become the largest, free and independent scholarship search. The press has taken notice of this, so click on the links below to see Scholarships.com highlighted in the news- as well as a list of our past press releases, and how to contact our staff. Not only are we happy to show you what we’re all about, we’re also here to talk about general financial aid and finding money for college.

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Last Edited: July 2015

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Jobs During College

July 30, 2015

by Ashley Grego

While some students are fortunate with affluent upbringings, others have had jobs since the day they were legally allowed to join the work force. Even with a heavy course load, some of these students still have to work. Typically, three types of jobs are common during college: work-study, on-campus and off-campus. Work-study is an on-campus job usually open to students with [...]

Not Shaving Earns Extra Credit at ASU

July 30, 2015

by Susan Dutca

What better way to defy social norms and gender expectations while earning extra credit than by refusing to shave for ten weeks? Female students at Arizona State University are putting public opinion to the test as they refrain from shaving their legs and armpits. To avoid any sexism, males are also permitted to participate, and must shave all body hair from the neck down. Women and Gender [...]

80 Percent of College Students Drink

July 28, 2015

by Chris Bernardi

The disease of addiction has ravaged college campuses, evident by the fact that 80 percent of college students drink alcohol, 40 percent binge drink. College students make up one of the largest groups of drug abusers nationwide. Young adolescent’s ages 18-24 already have an increased risk of addiction- those enrolled in a full-time college program are twice as likely to abuse drugs and [...]

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