Getting Smart Features Nara Lee's Scholarship and College Pathway Tips
In a new blog for Getting Smart’s GenDIY series (short for Generation Do-It-Yourself), the Cooke Foundation’s manager of outreach Nara Lee shares detailed advice for college-bound students. Lee’s experience as an educational adviser, application reviewer, and scholarship recruiter contribute to her insider’s perspective on applying for scholarships, avoiding scams, and producing strong essays.
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Navigating Scholarships and Creating Your Own Pathway to College
Lee also shares the stories of two ambitions Cooke Scholars, Qian Qian Tang (pictured below) and William Tarpeh. Their willingness to think big, work hard, and achieve exemplifies the spirit of the GenDIY campaign, which focuses on how young people are hacking a pathway to a career they love.