Liz Skogerboe

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 …
There are some things you shouldn't do during an SAT / ACT practice exam.
ACT & SAT

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 …
Harvard admission rescinded
college news & trends

What Happened with Harvard’s Rescinded Admissions

You may have seen in the news lately that at least ten students had their Harvard admission rescinded. These students were sharing memes filled with hateful and inappropriate rhetoric via social media. Schools can still rescind their offers. The fact of the matter is, colleges can take their offers back. Depending on school policies, they have …

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Here are the 2017-18 Common App essay prompts.
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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 …
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scholarships

Scholarships for Students with Bipolar Disorder and/or Depression

Mental health is a very important, and prevalent, issue, and though there have been great strides in recent years for treatment and awareness, there can still be a stigma surrounding mental health. Students struggling with mental health problems—such as bipolar disorder and/or depression—while also pursuing higher education should be applauded and supported. That’s why we’ve …
TED talks for college students
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4 MORE Great TED Talks for College Students

We’ve got another post with great TED Talks for college students. If you haven’t had a chance yet, check out our first post, where we feature another 4 amazing TED talks for college students that you can learn a lot from. Why Some of Us Don’t Have One True Calling—Emilie Wapnick Emilie Wapnick is a career …