Occasional obstacles must be dealt with and overcome. Motivation, perseverance, determination and belief in yourself and in your abilities are all key factors in succeeding to overcome obstacles that lay in your path.
Most obstacles can be overcome by giving thought to the problem. Friends, family, mentors, organizations or the internet can help provide insight and possible solutions to overcoming an obstacle.
Not surprisingly, mistakes anywhere on your college applications can hurt your chances of getting into the college of your dreams.
It all culminates at the beginning of senior year: After years of getting good grades, good test scores, and participating great outside activities, now is your chance to shine. Do you know how to stand out on a college application when there are thousands of other kids competing for the same spots?
Here are a few examples to get you started along with some other places to look.
For those with an environmentally conscious interest, the Ted Rollins Eco Scholars program is a must see.
Failure is part of it, as long as it doesn’t stop you.
Thomas Edison found 1000 ways how to NOT make a light bulb!
The Kopfler-Hermann Overcoming Adversity Scholarship is sponsored by Kopfler-Hermann law firm in Louisiana.
As personal injury attorneys, they see firsthand the effect that accidents can have on someone’s life and want to give back by providing a 00 scholarship for a student has overcome adversity.