College Success Resources

These are just some of the valuable resources we've curated for scholarship seekers. For more, create or log in to your free Student Profile! You'll have access to our entire library of resources, including exclusive presentations from CollegeWeekLive -- and you'll be able to match to scholarships from Scholarship America and our partners!

40 Money Management Tips Every College Freshman Should Know

Scholarship America and the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) have teamed up to offer you a crash course in money management to help you learn how to take control of your money instead of letting your money take control of you.


College View

This site's "College Life" section covers tips on academics as well as campus life.


Debt Free U: Financial Literacy Resources

Debt Free U empowers students and young consumers with financial literacy education. Research has proven that access to these resources increases enrollment, retention and college graduation success. Through the process of learning, applying knowledge and staying current on economic issues, young adults are given the educational tools they need to manage their money and make higher education a reality.



In addition to its scholarship search engine, Fastweb covers topics like what to pack, dorm life and budgeting.


Project on Student Debt

The Project on Student Debt is a Web project created by the Institute for College Access and Success, a nonprofit working to inform students, parents, schools and policymakers about trends and issues throughout the world of financial aid. It's well worth bookmarking and visiting often; their list of the Top Ten Student Loan Tips for Recent Graduates is a great place to start.

More is a free online student-generated college guide dedicated to accurately representing America’s top colleges and universities. Unigo houses over 15,000 reviews, 4,000 videos and 7,500 photographs of colleges across the country submitted by current undergraduates to help high school students in their college search and give them an inside look at what life at their school is really like.


The Dream Award

Dream Award Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund targeted toward completion. These annually-increasing awards will be given to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year of education beyond high school.

The Scholarship Coach

The Scholarship CoachScholarship America's blog, The Scholarship Coach, appears weekly at, featuring expert advice on all kinds of scholarship issues. Here on the site, we feature a new highlight from the blog every week, and you can also download a free Scholarship Coach e-book!

Focus On The Finish Line

Scholarship America is dedicated to helping students get their degrees. Our 2013 Annual Report, Focus on the Finish Line, features statistics, stories, and student accounts of the importance of college completion.


Visit the online report to learn more and hear from our President, Lauren Segal.

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