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Christian Messemer

About Christian Messemer

Christian Messemer is the founder of Scholarship Shepherd, and an expert in the scholarship search and application process, having paid for his Master's and doctoral degrees using external scholarships. He works with students, parents, and administrators assisting in the creation of programs and educational resources, which enable students interested in pursuing scholarship opportunities to be fully prepared for the application process.

Write Your Story: The Stay-at-Home Mom Returning to School

Last week, I wrote about a friend of mine, a stay-at home mom, who is returning to school after a lengthy hiatus. She was looking to see what scholarship opportunities might currently be available for students seeking last minute funding for the upcoming semester. Unfortunately, I had to tell her […]

By |July 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Starting Strong

I received a call last week from a friend of mine who just recently made the decision to return to school and complete her degree in business management. She is trying to avoid taking on any student loan debt and was reaching out to me, asking if I had any […]

By |July 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer, Summer, Summer Time: Work, Give, Grow! Part IV

Throughout the academic year, high school and college students alike look forward to one key date, a date that is probably circled on their calendars: the beginning of summer vacation. This “break” marks an opportunity for a much needed time of rest and relaxation. Throughout the year, summer break has […]

By |June 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer, Summer, Summer Time: Work, Give, Grow! Part III

For the past two weeks I have discussed ways that high school and college students could utilize their summer break in order to make themselves more competitive for the upcoming scholarship season. In Part I & II, I discussed the value of working and volunteering during the summer, and how […]

By |June 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer, Summer, Summer Time: Work, Give, Grow! Part II

Last week I began a four part series discussing ways that high school and college students could utilize their summer break in order to make themselves more competitive for the upcoming scholarship season. In Part One, I highlighted the benefits of summer employment. This week, I want to examine a second […]

By |June 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Summer, Summer, Summer Time: Work, Give, Grow! Part I

I asked some high school students at my church what their plans were for this summer and I received the same answers over and over again.  These answers tend to revolve around sleep, friends, and fun. I surely cannot blame them; I had the same mentality when I was in […]

By |June 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Business Is Born:

When I told my friends and family that I was starting a company focused on scholarship education, the most frequent question I received was not “why?” but “how?” How did I get into the scholarship arena? Like most start-up businesses, I did not wake up one day and say, “I’m […]

By |June 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments