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October Student News

Quote of the Month:

“I cannot say whether things will get better if we change; what I can say is that they must change if they are to get better.

-Georg Lichtenberg

Resource of the Month:

Click HERE and HERE for more private scholarships

Private Scholarships 101

Looking for more free money to pay for college next year? Of course you are. NOW is the time to investigate and apply for private scholarships for the 2012 -13 academic year.

Basics: Almost all scholarships will require a personal statement, GPA verification, and letter(s) of recommendation. Start getting your materials together today.

Deadlines: Many of these scholarships are due this month, with others due between now and May 2012. As always, earlier is better and more is better.

Places to start: www.fastweb.com, www.e4fc.org, and of course, the Financial Aid/Scholarship Office at your college. You don’t know until you ask!


Student of the Month: Angie Quirarte

Name: Angie Quirarte

College: UC Santa Barbara

Standing: Junior

Interests: Law, social justice

*Intern at the Santa Barbara Superior


*President of the A.S. Recruitment &

Retention Committee

*Mentor for the UCSB EOP program