Liz Skogerboe

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college search

Pros and Cons of Group College Campus Tours

Odds are, you know that it’s a good idea to visit colleges before deciding on where you want to go. Being on campus, seeing current students, staff, and faculty members going about their day, hitting up the best lunch spot, and envisioning yourself there can help you figure out if a school is a right …
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3 Scholarships for Hindu Students

Hinduism is a minority religion in the United States. Reportedly 1% of American citizens practice Hinduism. Thankfully, some organizations want to help this less-recognized group of students pursue their educational goals and provide scholarships for them. SVS (Balaji) Temple of Greater Chicago Amount: $10,000 Deadline: TBD for 2020 This scholarship helps students and their families. …
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majors & industries

Potential Careers for Psychology Majors

Psychology is a highly popular major. While many students continue on to pursue degrees beyond a bachelor’s, there are still things you can do without further education. This list of careers for psychology majors includes some jobs that require further study and others that do not. Check it out below! Special Education Teacher Yes, studying …
There are plenty of potential computer science career paths to choose from.
majors & industries

Potential Careers for Computer Science Majors

Do you love learning any and everything you can about computers? A degree in computer science might be the right path for you. There are also many different computer science career paths you can take, utilizing different knowledge and skillsets. Check out some possible careers you could have with a computer science degree! Software Developer …
Most student loans will require a cosigner to be approved, but selecting the right cosigner is important
student loans

3 Qualities a Cosigner Must Have

We’ve written about who can co-sign before, and how you’ll likely need one depending on the type of student loan you take out. Besides just asking someone randomly, consider if the person you want to cosign is the best person you know to ask. Here are some things to look for in a good cosigner. Secure …
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majors & industries

Potential Career Paths for Business Majors

Business is the most popular undergraduate major right now. A lot of different majors and interest areas fall under the umbrella of business, allowing for a diverse group of students to study it. Business doesn’t only mean contracts and negotiations—it means working together with others toward a common goal. Here are some jobs that business …
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student loans

Pros and Cons of Student Loan Forbearance

Forbearance on your student loans occurs when you lower or stop your loan payments for a certain period of time. It is different from deferment of your student loan because your interest keeps accruing during forbearance, whereas with deferment your interest stops accruing. While it might seem like an easy solution if you’re having trouble …