- Get started early, making note of the deadline.
- Read all of the instructions before beginning to fill out the application itself.
- Consult 10 Tips on Writing Effective Scholarship Essays.
- Give teachers ample time to write reference letters (at least two weeks, if not more).
- Request transcripts ASAP.
- Reread and edit your application before submitting it.
- Make an appointment at The Learning Centre for a second opinion.