A Student’s Complete Guide to the FAFSA

College is expensive. With U.S. student loan debt at $1.7 trillion as of August 2020,  students are stuck wondering whether the risk of going into debt outweighs the benefits of seeking higher education. However, overwhelming tuition costs can be made much more affordable by applying for financial aid. Filling out the FAFSA is the first… Continue reading A Student’s Complete Guide to the FAFSA

Earning Money When You’re 16 and Broke

My school sells 50-cent cookies during our lunch break, and they are good. Last year, I woke up late and in my waking state, left my lunch at home. By fourth period, my stomach was roaring. I imagined the cookie’s crisp, rugged edge, and sinking my teeth into its soft, warm center. I watched the… Continue reading Earning Money When You’re 16 and Broke