“I’m wracked with anxiety when everyone starts talking about jobs and fellowships because I have to ask myself, ‘Is the study of English, which I truly believe has changed my life and my understanding of the world, worthy of study when I’m literally paying the interest on a private loan every month?”

I normally relate to my education as something that can provide new ways of seeing the world and something that affords me a different relationship to self, but the SIC, and the loans that I’ve taken out in order to cover it, strain that relationship a lot. I’m wracked with Read more…

“Now more than ever, with the many additional challenges and constraints presented by COVID-19, it is imperative to level the playing field for all students, regardless of economic status.”

As a student who doesn’t have to worry about the Student Income Contribution, I have faced few restrictions on how I choose to spend my time. I have been able to decide for myself what clubs to join, how many classes to take, which jobs to pursue, and exactly when Read more…