Emory University is Going “No Loan” with Expanded Emory Advantage 

On January 31st, 2022, Emory University announced loans would no longer be part of need based financial aid for undergraduate students starting in the fall of 2022. This exciting change allows more Emory students to graduate debt-free; doubling the number of students whose need-based loans are replaced by grants.   We are writing this article to …

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What to know before living off campus.

Once a student becomes a junior at Emory University, they have the option to live at Clairmont Campus or choose off-campus housing. Before considering off-campus housing there are a few options that need to be weighed. Is off-campus housing a more affordable option for you? Do you have access to a vehicle to get you to and from campus? Do you value autonomy in …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Budgeting: College Edition

The holidays are approaching and if you are anything like me, you are extremely unprepared for a season of spending and gift giving. Most college students live on a loose budget which is characterized by fixed tuition payments and a varying income. Not having a fixed income makes it difficult to budget; you cannot plan …

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Blue Collar vs. Corporate America: What I wish I knew in College

  I wish I had some generic version of “I wish someone would have taught me about investing” or “I wish I knew about compounding interest.” The truth is, while I am thankful I know about both of those concepts now, a decade removed from college, it would not have made much of a difference for me. Those concepts …

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5 REASONS TO COMPLETE YOUR FAFSA APPLICATION EARLY

The beginning of fall doesn’t just mean pumpkin-spiced everything and cooler weather, it also means it’s time to renew your FAFSA as a returning student. All returning students must fill out the FAFSA every year to qualify for financial aid in the next academic year. Luckily, FAFSA saves all of the information from the previous …

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