Liz Skogerboe

group tours
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 …
A pathway covered in grass.
scholarships

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. …
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 …
A gray background with text that says "pros and cons" and "student loan forbearance."
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 …
After you graduate from college, you may have a student loan grace period before you start paying back your loans
student loans

What is a Student Loan Grace Period?

You may have heard that if you take out a student loan, you will potentially have a grace period before you have to start making payments back. This is true for some, but not all loans. It is meant for students to regroup and continue saving money in order to make their upcoming monthly student …
University of Michigan free tuition
college news & trends

University of Michigan’s Free Tuition Program

The University of Michigan is making a bold move and offering free tuition to undergraduate students who are residents and whose families make less than $65,000 annually. By doing this, Michigan will be more accessible to students who work hard but previously did not have the means needed to afford college. Michigan is showing it’s …