Allison Wignall


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

Chatting With Scholarship Runner Up Jack Do!

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Congratulations to Jack Do, recipient of the $1,000 College Raptor runner up scholarship award! Through his essay, I learned more about Jack’s college search journey and the challenges he faced. Check out Jack’s QA below! He has a lot of interesting things to say, and plenty of advice to give for fellow students. Tell us …

Chatting with Scholarship Winner Alexandra Szewc!

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Congratulations to Alexandra Szewc, the $2,500 College Raptor scholarship winner! I recently got the chance to ask her about her college search journey and the challenges that came with it. This is what she had to say! Tell us a little about yourself! Hello! My name is Alexandra Szewc. I’m a senior at the Academy …

6 Beautiful Plants For Dorm Rooms

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Could your dorm room do with a splash of green? Plants are a wonderful way to bring the outside in and get a breath of fresh air. If you’re considering adding some to your dorm room, check out these six beautiful plants for dorm rooms available on Amazon. Plants for Pets Succulents (5 Pack) These …

Chatting With Scholarship Winner Kaylee Aber!

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Congratulations to the most recent College Raptor $2500 scholarship winner, Kaylee Aber! I had the chance to chat with Kaylee about her college selection process, her financial plan, and what she plans to study. Check out what she has to say! Tell us a little about yourself! My name is Kaylee Aber, and I’m 18 …

7 Great College Party Games for Your Study Breaks

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College doesn’t have to be 100% study and work! If you’re looking for quick, easy, and fun games to play with your roommates and friends during college, check out these. Here are 7 great college party games to try! Mattel Games Bounce-Off Game Simple to play (but difficult to master), the Mattel Games Bounce-Off Game …

Education Dept. Plans to Reform Student Loan Repayment System Fall Through

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12/19/2018 Nobody said that the government, federal student loans, student debt, and repayment plans were simple concepts. They interweave in often frustratingly complicated ways, and leave borrowers scratching their heads when it comes time to repay. However, this past year the Education Department had plans to reform the federal student loan repayment system and make …