Grants Instead of Loans

Davidson College is not the only school to remove student loans from its financial aid packages. Yet it stands out as an especially intriguing model, with fewer students and a much smaller endowment than, say, an Ivy League school. Here, nine students share their experience.

Sarah Fisher

Hometown: Fredericksburg, Va.

Major: Sociology concentration: medical humanities

Post-graduation plans: Health-care law/ethics

Where do you expect to be in five years? Law school

Funding received from Davidson Trust: A combination of scholarships, grants, and a work-study

Name something you did that you hope your parents never discover: My current field hockey roster picture. Sorry, Mom!

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