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Student blogs can win cash for college

By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor
May 14th, 2009

Karissa Snow won $5,000 in scholarship money just by blogging and winning her peers' approval. She's among 40,000 students vying for tuition cash every week on CollegeNET, a web site that lets current and prospective college students post blog entries on a myriad of topics. The student who receives the most votes from CollegeNET members every week wins thousands for college.


"I was very drawn to it immediately," said Snow, 18, who lives in Washington and will attend the University of Hawaii and major in business this fall. "I've definitely made a lot of people aware of it."


CollegeNET, based in Portland,

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  • Student blogs can win cash for college

    By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor
    May 14th, 2009

    Karissa Snow won $5,000 in scholarship money just by blogging and winning her peers' approval. She's among 40,000 students vying for tuition cash every week on CollegeNET, a web site that lets current and prospective college students post blog entries on a myriad of topics. The student who receives the most votes from CollegeNET members every week wins thousands for college.


    "I was very drawn to it immediately," said Snow, 18, who lives in Washington and will attend the University of Hawaii and major in business this fall. "I've definitely made a lot of people aware of it."


    CollegeNET, based in Portland,

    ...

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