Allie Conti

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

money-inequality

Rich Investors Were Supposed to Save This Hospital. Instead They Helped Destroy It.

There's not much stopping private equity titans from buying distressed hospitals and replacing them with luxury condos.
Allie Conti
3 days ago
Scam Academy

I Got Paid to Improve Rich Kids' Personalities on Their College Applications

I agreed to do something that seemed a little bit sketch but ultimately legal so I wouldn't have to take out loans. It turned out to be a very fine line.
Anonymous
5 days ago
identity-rights

Border Patrol Agents Are Sharing a Coin Joking About Migrant 'Caravans'

It shows just how toxic morale at the agency has gotten.
Allie Conti
7.12.19
personal finance

Here Are All Your Student Debt Questions Answered in One Place

What happens to your debt when you die? And is refinancing ever a good option?
Allie Conti
7.9.19
Scam Academy

I Help People Cheat Their Way to Getting PhDs

I've written dozens of papers, including dissertations, for people with fancy titles in prestigious fields.
Anonymous
7.8.19
Scam Academy

The Athletes I Tutor Are Not Very Smart, So I Do Their Work Without Telling Them

I'm a pro motorcycle racer, and this is my side hustle.
Anonymous
7.1.19
debt

People Trapped by Student Debt Need Money, Not a Long Policy Argument

They don't care whether you call it a 'handout' or a 'miracle,' they're just hoping for relief.
Allie Conti
6.28.19
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
6.24.19
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
6.24.19
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
6.24.19
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
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