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A Message for Parents

What do you do when you’ve done all you can but you still come up short?

Parents, don’t worry. There is a way to pay for college without having to co-sign on student loans. My parents didn’t have a dime to contribute to the cost of my education

Watch this video to learn how they were able to support me throughout my undergraduate education at Virginia Tech without cosigning on any student loans.

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The 2019-20 YFL Foundation Scholarship

The 2019-20 Youth Financial Literacy (YFL) Foundation Scholarship is available for high school seniors and college freshmen. The organization is giving away $400,000 in scholarships this year and the first place award is $25,000.

Danielle won the $6,000 first place award in 2015. Watch the video below for more information about this scholarship opportunity.

Stay tuned to our YouTube channel for tips and advice on how to win this scholarship.

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A Day in the Life of a Student Entrepreneur

Building a business in college is beyond challenging. It stretches you to form a new set of habits which include sacrificing your social life to fulfill the vision for your idea.

Building a business in college is one of the craziest things you can do considering that most people choose to enroll in a college to increase their chances of getting a job.

My experience of building a business in college taught me more about the importance of intellectual property, networking, and reputation management than any class ever could.

Watch my video, “A Day in the Life of a Student Entrepreneur,” for a look into my life as a business owner.


If you would like additional FREE information about scholarship success, please subscribe to Dough 4 Degrees’ YouTube channel.

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Danielle’s Journey to $200,000+ in Scholarships & a Debt-Free Degree

I have learned more in the last four years than any other period of my life. The bulk of my education didn’t come from within the four walls of the traditional classroom.

My life-changing education came from the testing of my faith and the shaping of my character. My two favorite teachers are God and Thomas Harrelson, Jr.

This video contains the highlights of my journey over the last four years. I explain what I did to earn more than $200,000 in scholarships to graduate debt-free from Virginia Tech.

You won’t learn everything, but you may learn something that you didn’t know before.

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The Advantage of the Kid Who Knows How to Hustle

As a student at Virginia Tech, I often wondered why students weren’t committed to graduating debt-free. I questioned why an extreme amount of focus was placed on binge drinking during the weekends and not on increasing our net worth.

As a graduate who has a better understanding of Americans’ nonchalant attitude toward debt, I strive to educate those who are pursuing a college degree.

One of the most recent discoveries in my findings in the difference in my journey and those of my peers’ is “The Advantage of the Kid Who Knows How to Hustle.” Please watch the video below for insight into how an unmatched ability to overcome every obstacle will positively impact your life.

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The #1 Thing You Need to Know to Win Scholarships

Students and parents, it’s extremely important that you spend this summer preparing for college. Use the time you have now to apply for and win the scholarships you need.

Watch the video below for the number one thing you need to know to win scholarships.

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Quick Steps to Graduate Debt-Free Series

I’ve received at least 200 emails and phone calls this year about the steps required to earn scholarships to graduate debt-free.

I’ve spent the last four years of my life doing customer discovery and product development to provide a comprehensive guide to help students. You can learn more about that product, our Scholarship Success Program, and invest in it if you want to learn exactly what I did to earn more than $200,000 in scholarships.

If you choose to invest in that program, then you’ll have access to additional resources and mentorship by me to help you succeed in the classroom and beyond.

I’ve also created and released a series of videos on Dough 4 Degrees’ YouTube channel to provide FREE advice to those in need. The series is titled, “Quick Steps to Graduate Debt-Free.”

Visit the “Scholarships” page of our website for the series and a list of scholarship databases to help you find scholarships you’re eligible to apply for.

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Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone

The success and lifestyle you see so clearly in your mind are on the other side of your comfort zone. Choose to embrace the discomfort while knowing that you will only be better because of it.


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Dough 4 Degrees’ 2019 Scholarship Success Series

Do you need advice on how you can prepare to graduate from college debt-free? We hosted a 2019 Facebook Live Scholarship Success Series to teach you how.

On each of the following Sundays at 3 PM EST we spoke directly to a particular type of student.

February 24: High School Seniors

March 3: Undergraduate College Students

March 10: High School Juniors

March 17: High School Sophomores

March 24: High School Freshmen


Do you have any questions or concerns we can help you with? Let us know in the comments and subscribe to our YouTube channel for additional information.

 

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You Don’t Need Motivation. Make a Decision.

Students, it is extremely important that you seek opportunities for yourself and choose to chase them relentlessly.

You won’t manifest your dreams by watching a series of motivational videos throughout the day or reading motivational quotes every moment. You have to make a decision. 

You have to decide to get off of social media, eliminate the distractions, and invest in yourself! An hour of work today will put you an hour ahead tomorrow!

If you are ready to begin your scholarship journey, then I encourage you to enroll in our Scholarship Success Program! You’ll learn the secrets and strategy I used to win $200,000 in scholarships to graduate debt-free from Virginia Tech in May 2019!


Check our Upcoming & Past Events page to see if my team and I are coming to an area near you soon. If you would like to book me for a speaking engagement, please visit our Events page.