What Is a Credit Score and Why Does It Matter?

Credit scores are one of the most irritating but simultaneously important parts of the US financial system. This is a confusing concept for citizens and doubly so for international students. This post from a fellow international student will take you through some tips and tricks to creating and maintaining a healthy credit score by explaining what not to do, from the author’s own personal experience.


By Rebecca Zajac
Rebecca Zajac Career Engagement Graduate Assistant