Posts tagged "student loans"

Hillary Clinton Is Pushing For Loan-Free Tuition In Public Universities

Also, Vox Day has gotten involved in the For Such A Time drama, and two gay vloggers in Lisbon walked down the streets holding hands and were treated… with a…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 10, 2015 - 4:43 pm

5 Reasons Not To Default On Your Student Loans

Plus, a radically different hypothetical for what would happen if you did than Lee Siegel posed in his NYT op-ed on defaulting.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 12, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Elizabeth Warren: The Government Shouldn’t Profit Off Of Kids Trying To Get An Education

You know who is the greatest ever? Elizabeth Warren. I sometimes feel like I just want a tape of Elizabeth Warren talking and making all the sense, so that I…

Robyn Pennacchia | April 8, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Frisky Rant: If You’re Privileged And You Know It, STFU

A little background on me. I’m almost 35 years old, I went to an in-state university (UC Santa Cruz), I worked two jobs almost full-time during school, my parents helped…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 14, 2014 - 2:00 pm

This Girl Is Crowd-Funding Her Grad School Tuition (And It’s Actually Working)

Emily-Rose Eastop, a 26-year-old from London, is crowd-funding the expenses of her master’s degree program. The scientist with a talent for singing and dancing graduated in 2010 with a degree…

Claire Hannum | July 24, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Kickass Woman Of The Day: Senator Elizabeth Warren, Who’s Trying To Save Students Buried Under Mounds Of Debt

Student loan debt in America currently totals $1.2 trillion, and is rising quickly. As graduation day approaches, the class of 2014 might be feeling less than hopeful about…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 7, 2014 - 12:30 pm

“Tuition,” A Cover Of Beyoncé’s Song “Partition” About Student Loans, Is Beyond Real

Beyoncé may have already sung about someone “callin’ like a collector” but she’s probably never wondered “if I owe Sallie Mae or I owe the mob.” That’s what Chanel Carroll…

Jessica Wakeman | April 17, 2014 - 2:30 pm

8 Things I Wish I Had Known About Money In College

Today, New York University costs around $43,000 annually for tuition alone. When I attended over 10 years ago, it was closer to $30,000 annually. If either of those two numbers…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Holy Crap: Colleges Are Now Suing For Your Student Loan

Ahhh, student loans. Or as I like to think of them, that giant hole where I pour hundreds and hundreds of dollars every month. I hope you can buy some…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2013 - 4:30 pm

6 Financial Decisions From My 20s That I Regret

I’m not even going to sugarcoat it: I’m basically the poster child for the white girl from the suburbs whose dad just took care of all the bills growing up…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Crippling College Debt: How Do You Manage Your Student Loans?

Education is supposed to enrich our lives and make us more worldly and learned. But for many of us, higher ed just brings on thoughts of debilitating debt and crashing…

Julie Gerstein | November 24, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Unemployed Law Student Asks College For A Refund

You’ve worked hard through grad school, but when you’re ready to graduate there are NO jobs in your field. Should you get a refund on your school tuition? It’s a…

Julie Gerstein | October 26, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Good News For Students

Millions of college students cringe at the word “FAFSA”—-fun to say, not so fun to fill out. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid helps a large number of students…

Daniela Guernica | June 24, 2009 - 8:20 pm

Student Sex Workers Rising Across The Pond

College students in the UK are getting sick of working their butts off and struggling to make loan payments, so more are turning to sex work in order to pay…

Catherine Strawn | February 19, 2008 - 5:00 pm