Emily Gillespie-Lord is a writer and artist. In addition to writing education guides for BestColleges, she has written and illustrated comics and two children's books. Her work has appeared at PAST-TEN magazine and other publications. Emily lives in Texas with her husband and their two dogs. She holds a bachelor's degree in English and writing from Missouri State University.
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What to Know About Student Loan Disability Discharge
Permanent disabilities can hinder a student's ability to pay off their student loans. Read more about student loan forgiveness and disability.
Digital Marketing Career Track
Marketing is more than billboards and TV commercials. Learn about a career in digital marketing and the top salaries.
Should You Take the SAT/ACT Over the Summer?
There are different routes and options when planning your college career. Find out if taking the summer SAT/ACT is right for you.
Should You Cosign a Student Loan?
If a student can't secure financial aid or a federal loan, they might need a cosigner. Find out if you should cosign a student loan.