mycampusGPS blog

January 5, 2020

What is a personal statement?

A personal statement is a document some universities use to evaluate an applicant’s suitability for admission.  Sometimes the personal statement is used only for admission, and sometimes it’s also used to assess the applicant for scholarshi...

July 23, 2019

We all tell ourselves little white lies now and then.  “I’ll only have one chip.” Or “I’ll work out tomorrow.”  These little lies usually don’t affect our bank account, and we don’t think much of them.

But if your child is telling themselves lies about scholarships...

June 13, 2019

One of the biggest challenges with busy students is finding time to fit it all in. 

But here’s the hard truth:  we can’t fit it all in. 

We need to make the most important things a priority, and then fit in other, less important, stuff if we can (and if we want...

May 17, 2019

When it comes to scholarships, there are 3 good reasons why sometimes it doesn't pay to DIY.