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.

The Latest College Raptor Scholarship Winners Announced!

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Iowa City, Iowa. 12/21/20 The Latest College Raptor Scholarship Winners Announced! A round of applause for William Li and Sofia Zapata—the latest College Raptor scholarship winners! The two had the most impressive essays detailing their college search journey and were awarded the $2,500 and $1,000 awards, respectively. Learn what they had to say! $2,500 Scholarship …

Q&A with $1,000 Scholarship Award Winner Sofia Zapata

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Sofia Zapata is the latest scholarship award winner here at College Raptor! Her gripping essay about her college search journey earned her $1,000 towards her higher education costs. I had the chance to chat further with Sofia about her dreams and challenges. Here’s what she had to say! Tell us about yourself! Well, my name …

Chatting with $2,500 Scholarship Winner William Li

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William Li is College Raptor’s latest $2500 Scholarship Winner! Congratulations, William. I had the chance to chat with this bright student about his college search journey. Here’s what he had to say. Tell us about yourself! I’m currently a senior attending Brooklyn Technical High School. My main academic interests are in computer engineering. I love …

Can I Edit The FAFSA After I Submit It?

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Yes, you can edit the FAFSA after you’ve submitted it. And, you should edit it if any information is inaccurate or outdated. When filling out the FAFSA, you are required to enter information that’s correct as of the day you sign the application. However, this information could change any time. You may move and have …

13 Distance Learning Resources That Will Make Online Education Easier

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At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  Responding to the pandemic has required creativity, flexibility, and patience. While many schools have switched to online distance learning, both teachers and students alike are still figuring out just how that works. Whether you’ve got your …

2021-2022 FAFSA Updates You Should Know About!

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October is here which means the FAFSA has arrived. This year, for the 2021-2022 school season, the FAFSA has a few updates. While there aren’t as many changes as previous years, it’s still important to know what is different. Read on to discover what major changes the FAFSA form has in store. $0 EFC Threshold …

College Raptor Announces Its Latest Scholarship Winners!

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9/24/2020 — Iowa City, Iowa College Raptor Announces Its Latest Scholarship Winners! College Raptor congratulates its most recent scholarship winners. Sarah Mirsaidi Madjdabadi of San Diego was the $2,500 winner. Eden Jones, also from California, earned the $1,000 scholarship for her essay. Sarah’s winning essay focused on the pressures of choosing which schools to apply …

A Discussion with Our Latest Scholarship Winner Eden Jones!

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College Raptor’s latest scholarship winner is Eden Jones! I had the chance to chat with Eden about her college search process, the ups and downs of cultivating a college list, and her expectations of the future. This is what she had to say! Tell us a little about yourself! My name is Eden Jones, and …

Hidden Gem Colleges Highlighted in Higher Education Experts’ 2021 Rankings

9/21/2020 College discovery site College Raptor identifies “Hidden Gems” in its 6th annual rankings to spotlight schools that deserve more recognition. This year the rankings focus on changes in higher ed due to the pandemic. 2021 Rankings: Hidden Gems College Raptor announced its 2021 Hidden Gem Rankings, which highlights hundreds of fantastic but lesser-known colleges …