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Winning scholarships for college

an insider"s guide

by Marianne Ragins

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt and Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Scholarships -- United States.,
    • Student aid -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesScholarships for college
      StatementMarianne Ragins.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB2338 .R27 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL389336M
      ISBN 100805059695
      LC Control Number98053591
      OCLC/WorldCa40453102

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