Laura Newland graduated cum laude from Duke University in 2010 with a bachelor of science in economics. She is the author of Chasing Zeroes: The Rise of Student Debt, the Fall of the College Ideal, and One Overachiever's Misguided Pursuit of Success. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times’s DealBook, Huffington Post, and Business Insider. Newland now lives, works, and writes in Chicago. Learn more and get in touch at LauraNewland.com.