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Ode to SoFi: A Member Poem



We get a lot of amazing and humbling feedback from our members, but recently we received an extra special note and package. Robert, a SoFi member and student loan refi borrower, went to Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA. He graduated in 2010 with a BA in Political Science and four student loans. He consolidated with a big bank but he said it left him with a large payment and interest rate. He then refinanced with SoFi and lowered his payment and loan duration. He’s now an operations manager, is married and has a 2 year old son. We loved his inspiring poem and hope you do, too:

 

Call me an inventor, entrepreneur, a visionary,

An explorer seeking an idea that is truly revolutionary.

I was unable to innovate, due to my student loan pollution,

Until I was saved through Sofi’s student loan revolution.

Crushed under the weight of large student debt,

I persevered on and tried not to fret.

But alas I had to put my dreams on hold,

The castle in the sky that my childish expectations had foretold.

Travel, exploration, innovation, the American dream, no such luck,

Like a turtle on its back, I felt stuck.

Until I came across Sofi and their plan for relief,

To provide students with student loan help was their belief.

My monthly payments now down by $200 dollars,

I can now reinvest my extra income like my idol scholars.

Not in games, in materials, in cars, or the lot,

But to invest in a purpose driven life that cannot be bought.

I desire to be great and help make the world a better place,

To help leave it healthy so I have no problem to look my son in the face.

Because if there’s one thing that we millennials can call an affliction,

Is our overwhelmingly strong conviction.

Its more than a drive, or desire for notoriety,

It’s a calling to lead a life that will aid our society.

Forget all the deeds of Elon Musk, Benjamin Franklin, or Isaac Newton,

I want to be the first Robert McEwen.

Sincerely,

Robert McEwen

 

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