Arit John received a degree in English Literature and creative writing from UCLA, where she worked as a writer and columnist for the Daily Bruin.
Following graduation, Arit spent a summer writing tweets and Facebook posts for a luxury housewares brand before heading to Iceland for three months. There she wrote news and feature stories for The Reykjavík Grapevine, the country’s largest English language weekly.
In addition to covering lending news, Arit also handles loans.org’s marketing. As a recent graduate saddled with student loans, she hopes to cover stories that directly impact people’s lives.