Cora Hogenboom graduated from highschool (gymnasium) in 1985, with the following subjects amongst others: Dutch, English, French, German and Latin.
Since 1986 she has been employed at several commercial organizations, in various positions. This enabled her to gain working experience in the field of human resources, automotive, chemistry, office establishment, accounting and real estate.
In the various organizations she was able to apply her knowledge of the English, German, French and Italian languages, and to expand her knowledge through contacts with international customers and suppliers.
In the various positions she also prepared Dutch texts for various purposes.
Cora studied Italian at the Volksuniversiteit, and took a course in Italian at the Centro Koine in Florence, Italy.
She also obtained the certificate "Wirtschaftsdeutsch" at the Goethe institute in Amsterdam.
In 2013 she started her own company Totally Taal, and she has been working freelance for various clients.