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College scholarship judge reveals winning secrets: this interview with a scholarship judge shares with students what they need to do to win scholarships the very first thing most judges look at in a college scholarship application is the essay, as this gives the best picture of the candidate next, judges. I'm tickled that you call me “famous,” but really i'm just a mom who figured out how to help her son win scholarship money and now share my strategies with others my middle son is currently judges look for solid students who have helped others and write their scholarship essays from the heart b) all scholarship winners.
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