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Mary Clare Fischer

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Fischer served as an intern at Kiplinger's Personal Finance through the American Society of Magazine Editors 2013 summer internship program. She is a senior at the University of Maryland majoring in journalism and government and politics. As an editor at UMD's daily independent student newspaper, The Diamondback, she won the Paul Berg Diamondback Scholarship twice and was a top 20 finalist in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program's Personality/Profile category.

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