Episode 9: Ayesha Ahmad and Graduating Debt-Free with NO Student Loans


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Ayesha Ahmad is currently a student at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and will be graduating this Summer. She is also the founder of Simply Scrumptious by Ayesha.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How she graduated Debt-Free and her main motivation for doing so
  • What challenges she faced
  • Advice for high school students now on how to graduate without taking any student loans
  • Whether working throughout college enhanced her resume or not
  • How to take advantage of scholarships and AP courses

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Adam Taufique

Adam Taufique is a founding member of Qur'an Weekly and Debt Free Muslims. He is a regular khateeb in his community and has served in Masjids from being a weekend school teacher to youth coordinator. You can follow him on Google+ or on Twitter @adamtaufique.


  1. adil
    April 21, 2014

    this was amazing mashaAllah, great job ayesha keep it up

  2. T
    April 21, 2014

    Very Helpful ALHAMDUILLAH.

  3. Meraj Shaikh
    May 6, 2014

    mA, tA, excellent. one suggestion i would make is the siblings can support each other also

  4. Meraj Shaikh
    May 6, 2014

    like the community college advice

  5. Leila
    June 2, 2014

    Love this episode with Ayesha MashaAllah! I just shared the link with my youth who will be entering community college this fall! May Allah bless them to graduate as well debt free!


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