Education & Curriculum / Finances

Hack Your Scholarship Essay

If there’s one thing library students are familiar with, it’s writing. Research papers, discussion posts, slide presentations, blogs—you name it, and we’ve written it. But wouldn’t it be nice to get paid for writing papers? Fortunately for you, you can! Scholarships are a great way to secure funding for tuition, conference travel, textbooks, software, and … Continue reading


Out of State, Out of Country: Letting Your Tuition Take You Farther

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Sally Ellis. When you think about paying out-of-state tuition rates upwards of twice that of state residents, most people’s first reaction is probably not, “What a great opportunity!”  At least mine wasn’t.  But when I decided to attend the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana instead of schools … Continue reading