How I Won Over $1 Million in Scholarships for College | College Covered

When Christopher Gray was in high school, his family hit a rough patch. Raised in a single-mother household in Birmingham, Alabama, Gray found the recession hit his home particularly hard. But Gray was determined to go to college, and he worked hard to find scholarships that would make it happen. Today, the CEO and founder of Scholly, an app that helps students find scholarships, tries to help others in similar situations. Watch his story to learn how he won over $1 million in scholarships to make is college dreams come true.

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