Thanks!

This time of year, Take Stock in College would like to take some time to reflect on how thankful we are for everyone that makes our program such a success. We are grateful for our post-secondary partners from Florida’s 40 public colleges and universities for their tireless support of our Take Stock college scholars. By …

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Your essential guide to creating the perfect resume and cover letter

Graduation may seem eons away from where you are standing now, but trust us, you will be on the job market before you know it. We recommend you start preparing your professional portfolio items now, while you are still in college. Don’t wait until graduation to build a resume—these important documents can be used to …

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Read these 6 tips before you submit your next scholarship essay

Many scholarship opportunities require candidates to write a short essay as part of the application process. It’s important to write a strong, original essay to set yourself apart from the competition. We know essay writing isn’t most students’ favorite pastime, but hey, what’s a little essay between you and financial stability? Besides, Take Stock in …

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Are you ready for FAFSA? 8 things you must know before applying for financial aid

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) TIME! Okay, okay, no one just loves filling out a long, technical form about your financial standing. But look on the bright side—you only have to fill out this form once a year, and doing so is your all-access pass …

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Work-life balance is key for a less-stress college semester

Now that you have been in class a few weeks, hopefully, you have developed some good study habits. However, it is important that you don’t overwork yourself. Between school, work, and family responsibilities, it is easy to get a little overwhelmed. That’s okay—it happens to everyone. Your College Completion Coaches are here to help you …

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