Allie Conti

Allie Conti is the senior staff writer at VICE. You can visit her personal website here.

money-inequality

Bernie's Student Debt Plan Is Way Too Nice to the Rich

Experts took issue with the idea of canceling debt for wealthy people too, a key difference between the Sanders plan and Elizabeth Warren's.
Allie Conti
2 days ago
personal finance

How the 'Don't Buy Coffee' Line Made One Guy Rich and Everyone Else Miserable

Simple advice about saving has spawned a toxic debate.
Allie Conti
2 days ago
Scam Academy

It Was Surprisingly Easy to Cheat in Bible Class at Karen Pence's School

I would still consider myself religious, but I just felt it was unrealistic to expect me to memorize Bible verses at age 12.
Anonymous
2 days ago
debt

Erasing Your Student Loans Could Be as Easy as Fleeing the U.S. for 20 Years

A loophole allows some expats to make 'payments' of $0 every month.
Allie Conti
6.17.19
Scam Academy

These Engineering Students Built a Special Pen Just for Cheating on Tests

"We didn't really need to cheat, because we already had 3.9 GPAs."
Anonymous
6.17.19
Scam Academy

I Created a Fake Business to Get My Math Tests in Advance

But I still don’t have my degree after six or eight years of taking classes on and off.
Anonymous
6.10.19
inequality

Young People Are Poorer Than Ever and Government Programs Are Failing Them

A new study finds that the social safety net leaves out the youngest workers.
Allie Conti
6.7.19
Scam Academy

I Use My Learning Disorder Diagnosis to Cheat on Tests

Getting diagnosed cost thousands of dollars—my roommate couldn't afford it—but it's helping me out big time.
Anonymous
6.3.19
Hacking

Teens Hacked Their Teacher's Computer to Change Grades for Money

"It wasn't necessarily the most legal thing, but something to do that was sort of fun."
Anonymous
5.28.19
personal finance

Millennials Are Taking on Credit Card Debt Because We Can’t Afford Necessities

A new report has more bad news for young people.
Allie Conti
5.24.19
money-scams

People Are Finally Fighting Back Against the College Textbook Industry 'Scam'

Students who can't afford their course materials—along with a rogue professor—are taking on the system.
Allie Conti
5.22.19
Scam Academy

I Make $1,000 a Week Writing Essays for Lazy Students

Helping kids scam schools has turned into a full-time job for me.
Anonymous
5.20.19
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