Getting an education in avoiding scam scholarships and finding the gems with Jocelyn Paonita Pearson

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Scholarships are anything but free money. They actually take a lot of work. Jocelyn Paonita Pearson shares the story of how she graduated not just debt free, but also with cash to spare, all by knowing where to focus her efforts, and how to avoid the scholarship scams. 

In Jocelyn's money story you will learn:

  • How her business, The Scholarship System, came about from her own experience

  • How Dave Ramsey had influenced her decision to seek out scholarships

  • How she won enough scholarships to pay for not only college but also living expenses

  • What a scholarship scam is and how to know what to look for to avoid them

In Jocelyn’s money lesson you will learn:

  • Why she feels like applying to more and more scholarships actually becomes easier

  • How you can still continue to get scholarships even when you are out of high school and in college

In Jocelyn's everyday money tip you will learn:

  • Not all scholarship opportunities are online and some are still on paper. Jocelyn shares where you can find these scholarships

In My Take you will learn:

  • Other places you can find scholarships besides just educational institutions

  • One benefit to look for in your job search that can help with student debt

Episode Links:

Jocelyn's book The Scholarship System

Jocelyn’s free webinar

Melanie Lockert's Financial Grownup Episode

Check out Jocelyn's website -

https://thescholarshipsystem.com/

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Scholarships are anything but free money. They actually take a lot of work. Jocelyn Paonita Pearson shares the story of how she graduated not just debt free, but also with cash to spare, all by knowing where to focus her efforts, and how to avoid the scholarship scams. In this Financial Grownup podcast episode you’ll learn how to find and recognize good scholarships and how to apply for them. #MoneyTips #Scholarships

Scholarships are anything but free money. They actually take a lot of work. Jocelyn Paonita Pearson shares the story of how she graduated not just debt free, but also with cash to spare, all by knowing where to focus her efforts, and how to avoid the scholarship scams. In this Financial Grownup podcast episode you’ll learn how to find and recognize good scholarships and how to apply for them. #MoneyTips #Scholarships