Quick and easy ways to earn cash for college

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Let’s face it, college is expensive — but some companies are trying to make it more affordable. While scholarships can be intimidating, there are many that only require the click of a button.

Each month Cappex offers the chance to win $1,000. Future college students just need to register on the site to be eligible.

If you register for CollegeWeekLive and virtually tour five colleges over the course of the month, you’ll be entered for a monthly drawing of $1,000.

Remember this during back to school shopping — Staples offers a $50,000 college scholarship for anyone over the age of 13. Students have to visit a participating Staples location and make a $25 purchase or more to redeem a code to enter the sweepstakes.

Chegg isn’t only for renting books, they give away $1,000 every month. Each month they’ll ask a new question and a three sentence response could win the prize.

The company Niche has a $2,000 no essay scholarship. Those planning to enroll in college within a year can enroll every month. Easy as that.

Unigo features an interesting variety of fun and easy scholarships.

The Make Me Laugh Scholarship is simple, all you have to do is make the reader laugh. Students can submit a comical 250 word essay for a chance to win $1,500.

Unigo also offers a $2,000 scholarship for the ultimate zombie fan. For their Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship you’re prompted with an apocalyptic scenario, a creative short essay will win the cash.

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