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College Niche a legitimate website?

EschewEschew Registered User Posts: 2 New Member

So my friends and I were recently discussing some scholarship options available, and often times they seem overly cautious of a lot of websites, claiming that there's a lot of fraud on the internet (I don't deny that).

So while doing some research, I stumbled upon a website called College Niche,. It looks relatively legitimate. From a cursory glance, the website organizes upcoming scholarships to make it easy for you to keep track of them. There are a couple of legitimate scholarship that I've found that College Niche has compiled, so there's some legitimacy in the website. I tried searching college confidential (albeit not extensively) for anything on this website, but I haven't found anything.

Has anybody heard or seen anything about this website? I haven't encountered anything very sketchy about it so far, but information seems pretty hard to come by. Does anybody know anything about this website's history or legitimacy? I don't want to waste time on a potential scam.

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Replies to: College Niche a legitimate website?

  • beoleinbeolein Registered User Posts: 645 Member
    It looks the same as the other, better-known sites. And it finds the same, small, hard-to-get scholarships.
  • halcyonheatherhalcyonheather Registered User Posts: 8,987 Senior Member
    Google says it's just a rebranding of a well-known site whose name gets censored on here. They're not going to ask you for money or anything, but I think it's a waste of time to apply for those scholarships.
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