Real Talk About Scholarships & The Future Of Education

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We are living in an exciting time. The world is changing, and we have the opportunity to be a part of that change. According to Dr Louis Hamper, Education is one of the most important things you can do for yourself, whether you want to go back to school later in life or not. But let’s be honest: scholarships are not what they used to be. In fact, they’re probably not what you think they are at all! Here’s why:

Education is not going to remain the way it is today.

Education is going to change. The way we learn and the way we teach are changing, too. There’s been a lot of talk about how technology can help us make education more accessible, but what does this mean for our students?

Let’s start with some facts: In the United States alone, 45 million adults lack the basic literacy skills needed to get a job and provide for their families (source: LiteracyNation). This is not only an issue in the U.S., but worldwide as well—there are over 772 million adults around the world who lack basic reading and writing skills (source: UNESCO).

We need to change the way we think about “scholarships”.

We need to change the way we think about “scholarships”.

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been told that a scholarship is something only smart people get and that if you’re not getting straight A’s in high school, then you’ll never get a scholarship. That’s simply not true.

There are over 1,500 scholarships out there just waiting for students with good grades who want to go to college but don’t have the money for it. You can apply for one of these scholarships before even graduating from high school! This means that instead of worrying about how many AP classes or honors classes you take during your senior year—and whether or not those are going to help your chances at getting into college—you should be focusing on learning how best to present yourself on paper (through essays) so that colleges will see how much potential they see in YOU!

Think about how you want to impact the world.

It’s easy to get caught up in the idea of a scholarship as something that will open doors to you and give you more opportunities than others. And while this is true, it’s important to remember that there are many other ways that we can impact the world.

We live in an age where technology has made communication easier than ever before, so we’re able to connect with people on a global scale like never before. You don’t have to be able to attend college or university in order to make an impact on society; if you have ideas or passions about something, there’s likely someone out there who shares those same interests who would love learning from your experience and knowledge.

The school you attend does not dictate how successful you will be in life.

It’s important to understand that the college you attend does not dictate how successful you will be in life. There are many other ways to learn and obtain an education, including online programs and bootcamps.

You can also take classes from various universities as an alternative to attending full-time at one school. This is called taking “classes on campus.” You don’t have to go away from home or live in dorms if this is what works best for your family situation, but it’s good to know that there are options available for people of all ages looking for flexible learning opportunities around the country!


Regardless of what you do, your most important job is to make sure that you are happy with your choice. Take time to think about what is important for you and find opportunities that align with those values. You may not have all the answers right now but don’t worry! We’ll be here when you need us 🙂

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