One of the most jarring differences in new school systems compared to old school system was how they prepare students for the future. In new or contemporary school systems, they push very hard on the idea that “college may not be for everyone”, in this, they focus on being career-ready rather than college-ready. In doing so they have left most information regarding college readiness a mystery and up for speculation amongst students.
Here is a list of some of the common misconceptions we hear among students about applying for scholarships.
A friend once told me that she thought you just wait until senior year to start applying.