I Could Have Avoided Student Debt, But Have No Regrets

Financially, it was a plainly hideous decision, but it was the right one for me.

Dan Price Gives a Classroom of Sixth Graders $1,000 College Scholarships

Dan Price has promised to give each of the students a $1,000 college scholarship—as long as they write him one letter per year.

Becoming A Nun And Other Wacky Ways We And Our Families Paid For College

“My college fund was my brain.”

“We Fun Scholars”: Miss America and the Pageantry of Giving

Magic: The Scholarship

When I was in high school, my parents encouraged me to apply to every scholarship I was eligible for, and the ones I did get were from small organizations, like the Asian American Scholarship Fund. If I had known about a scholarship for young “Magic: The Gathering” players, I would have been all over it.

The Scholarship Gap

WWYD: Tipping on a Discounted Meal, Being Assertive

Today in “WWYD,” one of our favorite topics: tipping. And learning to be assertive.

Travel the World By Not Paying Rent

I’ve been fortunate enough to spend the majority of my twenties traveling across five continents and temporarily living in some of the most exciting cities on earth: London, Los Angeles, and New York City—with long stints in Paraguay and Belize. I’ve been able to afford this, not because of a trust fund, but because I rarely have to pay rent.

Always Ask For More Money

So you got into grad school. Congrats. Now it’s time to ask for more money.