Cappex Birthday Scholarship Winner Cory C. from Enola, Pa.

Recent winner of the $1,000 Cappex Birthday Scholarship (which you can apply for if you log into Cappex on your birthday month!), Cory C., took some time aside to share with his peers (you guys!) his experience in the college and scholarship search, plus some extra tidbits about himself. Hopefully you’ll find some very useful tips!

What is your secret to finding and applying for scholarships?

The secret is to stay organized and keep track of deadlines so that you have enough time to make solid applications for the scholarships and not have to rush in order to meet the deadlines.

Why is higher education important to you?

Higher education is important to me because it is a stepping stone to a higher quality of life and it builds the foundation for the future.

Name one to three things you cannot live without.

Family and friends as they have supported me in everything that I do.

If you could offer a younger student one piece of advice for the college search, what would you say?

Start early with your college research and look for an institution that you can picture yourself attending.

You can discover more scholarships from Cappex and beyond. Simply visit And thanks again to Cory for sharing his college and scholarship tips!

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