About

Liz Skogerboe
Liz is the Marketing and Outreach Specialist for College Raptor. She holds a BA in Sociology with a minor in Psychology from the University of Iowa. Her passions include higher education and student development, stemming from her on-campus involvement at Iowa.

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 …

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 loans because your interest keep accruing during forbearance, whereas with deferment your interest stops accruing. While it might seem like an easy solution if you’re having trouble …

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. Grace periods are meant for students to regroup and continue saving money in order to make their upcoming monthly …

What Not to do During the ACT/SAT Practice Exams

Thankfully, there is a lot of information on how to best prepare for and take the ACT/SAT tests. That information is important to help you excel and attain scholarships to help with the cost of college. But besides knowing how to prepare and using tips for taking the exams, you should also keep in mind …

What Happened with Harvard’s Rescinded Admissions

You may have seen in the news lately that Harvard University recently rescinded their offer of admission to at least ten incoming students. These students were sharing memes filled with hateful and inappropriate rhetoric via social media. The fact of the matter is, even after you are accepted into a college, that offer can still …

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Common App 2017-2018 Admission Essay Prompts

The Common App is used by nearly 700 colleges across the United States. This app allows you to stay organized by tracking deadlines and what materials you need, with the ease of submitting everything necessary online. While not every college that uses the application requires an essay, many do. The app has recently updated the …