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ADVENTURES IN ADULTING: Hey Siri, How Do I Fill Out Financial Forms?

ADVENTURES IN ADULTING: Hey Siri, How Do I Fill Out Financial Forms?

The lovely folks at the Office of Student Financial Services just released our financial aid awards, and as seniors, we can rejoice that we will never have to guess our way through a FAFSA application again — please, let us maintain our delusion that we’re not going to grad school[Read More…]

India’s Modern Money

India’s Modern Money

On Nov. 8 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetized India overnight, announcing that the old 500-rupee and 1,000-rupee notes from the Mahatma Gandhi Series would be obsolete except for a few essential services such as hospitals, pharmaceutical shops, gasoline stations, etc., which could still accept the currency. Modi then[Read More…]

by January 19, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Nonprofit Teaches Money Managment

Nonprofit Teaches Money Managment

Georgetown students Christopher McNulty (SFS ’16) and Michael Li (SFS ’17) officially announced Tuesday the launch of a Georgetown chapter for Moneythink, a national nonprofit organization that seeks to educate low-income youth in financial literacy through a student-run mentorship program. Originally founded by students at the University of Chicago, the[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top
OWSIANY: Chances Versus Finances

OWSIANY: Chances Versus Finances

The narrative of Georgetown students who fall into finance and consulting careers after graduation is well-known throughout campus. I have always considered myself to be the type of person who would do what she loves, no matter what. But as a senior, I find myself coming face to face with[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
2,000 Years of Busyness

2,000 Years of Busyness

Early on in “War and Peace”, the old prince Nikolai Bolkonsky says to his son Andrei, “Only fools and profligates can be unwell, my boy, and you know me: I’m busy from morning till evening, I’m temperate, and so I’m well”. At Georgetown, busyness similarly confers a badge of honor[Read More…]

by February 9, 2015 0 comments Chatter, Opinion, Opinion - Top

The Adventure of Finding Your Own Way

When I boarded the plane from Seville to Palermo, I had two suitcases, 17 euros, the phone number of my host family in Marsala, Sicily, and a plan: take a bus from Palermo airport to Trapani (a coastal town close to Marsala) and meet the family, who would then drive[Read More…]

by June 16, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

Money Problems Make Life Miserable

As the great prolific lyricist Calvin Cordozar “Snoop Dogg” Broadus Jr. once profoundly stated, “I’ve got my mind on my money, and my money on my mind.” Yes, it’s true, loyal readers: I’ve let my fast-paced lifestyle catch up with me, and it’s time to take a step back, empty the piggy jar and[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

An Education

I t’s Monday morning, and Zach Ashenfarb (COL ’15) is sitting in a too-small chair in a classroom at Beers Elementary School in Anacostia. Across from him sits Robert, a third grader struggling to complete a worksheet on adjectives. “He couldn’t even read the instructions, so it was very stressful,”[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

GUSA Fund May Shift Focus

Two years after its founding, the GUSA Fund is rethinking its role on campus. Given changes in sources of funding for campus groups, the fund is looking to alter its mission from providing supplementary funding for existing groups to helping kick-start new organizations and working with groups that are not recognized by[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Flex Dollars Too Rigid

Although many students jump at the chance to dine anywhere but O’Donovan Hall, being required to purchase $50 to $100 worth of Flex Dollars as part of a meal plan is not a tasteful solution. Georgetown’s Flex Dollars program should be discontinued, and the savings should go toward reducing the[Read More…]

by October 16, 2012 0 comments Editorial, Opinion