SIM Weekly Gems

SIM Companies, the single company that conducts business through a group of operating brands is here with weekly content! Our CEO & Founder Dr. Solomon Tention is giving weekly gems on different candid topics to help with self-wellness and development. Check out the first episode below!

Where to Find Scholarships for Black Students

Finding scholarships is hard for any student especially for those in the black community. Black students and their families are among the groups that tend to borrow more student loans and are more affected by debt. Many awards target specific students, such as scholarships which aim to support African American students and other underrepresented groups.  In this article by USNews, reporter Emma Kerr, offers help on how to search for these scholarships. Learn more here.

E-books to successfully win scholarships

Scholarships provide students the opportunity to earn an education. Without outside assistance some students may have trouble paying for the degree they need in order to enter the workforce and become a contributing member of society. Students may need help applying for these outside scholarships that require written essays, recommendation letters, and interviews. These e-books listed below will give students the tips and insight on how to successfully win scholarships. To learn more click the links below:

12 Steps to Becoming A Highly Successful Scholarship Winner: Strategies from a $400,000 Scholarship Winner

Scholarship Strategies: Finding and Winning the Money You Need

Winning Scholarships for College: An Insider’s Guide to Paying for College

8 Steps to Paying Less for College: A Crash Course in Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid (College Admissions Guides)

The Scholarship System: 6 Simple Steps on How to Win College Scholarships and Secure Financial Aid

Every Kid Needs a Champion

In education building relationships with your students and showing how much they matter is vital. In her TED Talk, Rita F. Pierson calls on teachers to build relationships with their students, no matter how challenging that may be. This video is an announcement to educators to believe in their students and have valuable and important human relationships with them.