Got student loans on a non-profit salary or other low income? You’re not alone. But in Joyce Chou’s case, her loans entered repayment with an unexpected twist.
It was summer of 2015, and Joyce had just returned to the US after spending nearly a year teaching English in Taiwan. She’d been there on a Fulbright grant following her college graduation.
It was time to start her new job working as a grant-writer at an education non-profit in Houston. She was looking forward to starting work back in the US and getting settled in an apartment.