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  • Blog Post: Getting Involved Can Cost You

    A great way to meet people at college and to find a group of friends is by rushing a sorority or a fraternity. About 40% of American University's students go Greek. There are seven sororities for girls and nine fraternities for the guys, and it is obvious that they know how to have fun. One of my...
  • Blog Post: What is Free Going to Cost You?

    During the first month of school at American University there were people wearing royal blue polo shirts with clipboards walking around campus. They approached you trying to get you to sign up for a bank account with a very well known and large banking institution. This bank is one of the biggest banks...
  • Blog Post: I am Not Alone

    As I entered my freshman year of college a month ago, I thought that I would be one of the only people on a strict budget, with very little money. I also thought that people would spend freely while at college. Boy was I wrong! Almost everyone at American University has limited amounts of money. While...
  • Blog Post: Balancing My Checkbook Sucks

    At the end of each month, the bank sends me a statement for my checking account, telling me the transactions that have gone through since the last month. My main way of paying for things is with my checking account debit card. Now, this has its pros and cons. On the pro-side, I have my own debit card...
  • Blog Post: Eagle Bucks-Saving Money on Food

    When I get to campus in about a week, I will receive my student identification card. Now, this wouldn't be a big deal to most people, but to an American University student, this is their entire life. With my ID card, I get into my dorm, my room, the dining hall, and the athletic center; it also houses...
  • Blog Post: Nickeled and Dimed

    As I went to get the mail today, I saw an orange folder with an eagle on it. I instantly thought of American University, since their mascot is an eagle. Then, I read the title - Housing and Dining Programs . I became excited, wondering if my roommate information was inside the folder. Maybe it would...
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