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Elise Nass

Elise Nass

Princeton, NJ

AREAS OF INTEREST

WritingSEOEnglishPsychology

Expertise

Student loansScholarshipsInternshipsCollege transfers

Education

New York University

New York University

About Elise

Elise is a skilled and knowledgeable writer. Her understanding of scholarships and internships enables her to craft insightful and informative content that resonates with students, helping them navigate the often complex processes of applying for financial aid and career opportunities.

Elise graduated from New York University with a double major in English and Psychology, as well as a minor in Creative Writing.

Experience

Through challenging university coursework and corporate experience, Elise has become an expert in several different types of writing, including literary analysis, content pieces, formal scientific writing, SEO editing, and more. Elise expanded on her knowledge while interning in marketing, using her understanding of SEO to boost website traffic and customer engagement.

She’s published a short story in The Foundationalist literary magazine and has also won several short story writing awards at the regional and international levels. Elise loves to craft content that helps students navigate college life and scholarship applications. She makes use of syntax and tone to write readable, engaging pieces. Elise has a solid understanding of linguistics and grammatical structures across multiple languages thanks to her fluency in English and proficiency in Mandarin and Cantonese. 

Elise first joined Bold.org in 2022 during her undergraduate studies, explored other pursuits in 2023, and happily returned in 2024 as a Content Writer. Motivated by her writing skills, she aims to make educational resources more accessible for students of all backgrounds. Additionally, she believes it's important to add to the available information on student loans and student finances in a way that's user-friendly and easy to understand.

Quote from Elise

“I try to create content that would have helped my younger self— stuff I wish I knew when I was starting college.”

Latest from Elise Nass

#Scholarships
How to get a scholarship for baseball
Baseball is known as the American pastime, but did you know it could also help you get a college scholarship? Read on to learn more about how you can use your athletic talents to pursue your degree.
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How to apply for merit scholarships
Applying for merit scholarships is easy if you know where to look. Merit scholarships are a form of financial aid that award free money to students with outstanding achievements. Extremely good grades and academic achievement can result in merit-based aid. According to research from the 2019-2020 school year, 22% of undergraduate college students received some kind of merit-based scholarship. High school students are eligible for merit awards as well— anyone can win a merit scholarship. It can
November 5, 20226 min read
#Student Loans
How much student debt is there?
Student loan debt is one of the most pressing issues for many students across the country. The average student loan debt, typical student loan payments, and other markers can indicate how severe the loan debt crisis is. Over half of American students leave college with student loan debt. Alternative methods of financial aid such as scholarships become more and more important for struggling students. Understanding the student loan debt crisis can help students budget for the future and explore sc
October 24, 20229 min read
#Scholarships
How to apply for an ROTC scholarship
If you’re part of an ROTC program, you may be able to receive financial aid for your work. Read on to read about how to apply for ROTC scholarships.
October 21, 20226 min read
#Scholarships
How to get a track scholarship
Track and field scholarships may be of interest to students involved in track and field who want to earn more scholarship money.
October 21, 20225 min read
#Scholarships
What is the most difficult part about searching for scholarships?
As you enter college, navigating the various financial aid options available to you can be tricky. If you are considering applying for scholarships, check out this guide to prepare for the hardest parts of the process.
September 14, 20227 min read
#Scholarships
Does Harvard give scholarships?
Harvard is one of the most prestigious universities, but it’s also very expensive. Read on to learn about scholarship opportunities from the Ivy League school.
September 2, 20229 min read
#College
Can you apply for scholarships in college?
Navigating the world of scholarships can be difficult, especially if you are already a college student. Check out this guide to learn more about how scholarships can benefit you as a college student.
August 25, 20229 min read
#Scholarships
How to Find Scholarships
Navigating the world of financial aid can be tricky, but fortunately there are several effective ways to go about finding scholarships. Read on to learn more about how you can find scholarships to fund your educational journey.
March 3, 20229 min read