• Alexa Lee

    Alexa Lee

    Class of 2017
    Esko, MN

    Alexa's Bio:
    I was born and raised in the Twin Ports area and am the youngest of five kids. I always wait until the last minute to do really important things (bad habit). In my spare time I love to dance and was on the Dance Team here at CSS.

  • Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management

  • Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

  • Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

Applying for Scholarships

Well, they say that old habits die hard, and I seem to be living proof of that. Last year I waited until THE last minute to apply for college and even scholarships. In fact, I don’t think I applied to CSS until the middle of April. Word of advice: DO NOT be like me. Seriously. Applications are so stressful and so annoying, but they are absolutely necessary. Applying for any scholarship that you can is fundamental, too. I need to start searching and applying for scholarships, which is something I should have done months ago! No matter which way you put it, college is expensive. Scholastica is especially expensive and sometimes I have no idea how I’m ever going to be able to afford to come here for the next years to come. I love this school, though, so I know I will have to make it work. The only way I can do that, is by applying for scholarships. That is FREE money so why wouldn’t you try to get some?! CSS especially has a lot of great scholarships especially for first year students and I would take advantage of any one you can. For me, after all was said and done, it cost less to go to CSS than any other public school I was interested in. I hope the same goes for next year. I am trying to decide how I can cut costs and save money here and there. But that won’t be enough, so apply for scholarships and get ahead of the game. It relieves a ton of stress and this dark cloud that is hanging over your head. Seriously.

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