Allison Wignall

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Allison is the Editor & Content Manager of College Raptor. In addition to writing and editing posts, she also works on marketing and special projects. She graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in English: Creative Writing.

Scholarship Q&A With $2,500 Winner Josie Tarrell!

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A big congratulations are in order for Josie Tarrell—winner of the $2,500 College Raptor Scholarship! I had the fortune of chatting with Josie about her future college plans, her current search, and her past struggles. Learn what she has to say in her scholarship Q&A! Tell us a little about yourself to start off this …
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Coronavirus and Colleges: What You Need to Know

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The rise of COVID-19, also commonly referred to as the coronavirus, has affected everyone’s life in some way or another. Shops are closing, travel is restricted, and it’s difficult to find hand sanitizer anywhere. Coronavirus has also had a major impact on higher education. Here’s what would need to know about coronavirus and colleges. Colleges …
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Top 10 Colleges With The Largest Endowments (2020)

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Endowments often form the biggest source of financial aid for most colleges and universities in America. Colleges use part of this endowment money on various expenses, mostly on long term plans to improve the campus facilities. An almost equal part of their endowment money is reserved to fund financial aid programs and student scholarships. These …
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What You Need to Know About the 2020–2021 FAFSA Updates

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If you’re looking into financial aid for the upcoming 2020–2021 school year, you should be aware of important FAFSA updates. There are a number of alterations from last year’s form—from question eliminations to some much-needed updates.  Here’s what you need to know about the 2020–21 FAFSA.  Why is it Updating? There are two main reasons …
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$3,500 Awarded to Newest Scholarship Winners

9/23/2019 College Raptor Announces the Two Latest Scholarship Winners! Iowa City, Iowa — College Raptor proudly announced the newest winners of its $2,500 and $1,000 scholarships: Bronwyn Mogck and Grant Parker!  Bronwyn Mogck is a freshman at Villanova University. She earned the top $2,500 scholarship prize with her essay discussing her personal college search journey …
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