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EP171 Spotlight on Young Money Scholarship Recipients Leeah & Erica

Young Money with Tracey Bissett

Release Date: 12/08/2020

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Today we will be putting the spotlight on two of the Young Money Scholarship Fund recipients, Leeah George and Erica Morrow. These young women are amazing, and in this episode, they'll be sharing their post-secondary experiences and how the scholarship has positively impacted their lives.

Listen in as Leeah describes the importance of preparing yourself financially when pursuing education, as well as setting SMART goals and working hard to achieve them. Erica explains the importance of allowing time for yourself and being open to criticism.

“I think there are gaps that need to be filled and truths that need to come out.” - Leeah George

This Week on Young Money:

  • How applying for a scholarship can benefit you.
  • The importance of having confidence in yourself and not giving up.
  • Why planning for your education is critical.
  • How taking care of yourself can boost your work and education.

Key takeaways:

  1. Believe in yourself.
  2. Work hard.
  3. Set SMART goals.
  4. Be open to criticism.

Resources Mentioned:

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