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Journalist AJ Jordan ’15: Best Financial Decision Was Attending Purchase

Jordan writes for the Business Insider website.

In an article for Business Insider’s Personal Finance column, A.J. Jordan ’15 (journalism and economics) argues that transferring to Purchase after a year at an expensive private school was one of the best financial decisions she ever made.

She also debunks the theory that only high-priced colleges come with valuable networks.

“In my own experience, I have had no problems advancing my career through my own alumni network. In fact, this job I have right now is one that I was made aware of and recommended for by a fellow graduate of SUNY Purchase.”

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Jordan is an editor for Personal Finance Insider’s storytelling team. She takes freelance pitches on budgeting, saving, insurance, investing, the race and gender wealth gaps, banking, financial planning, and more.