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Nicole Esplin is a graduate of Elon University and completed her MBA in finance and marketing at the University of Colorado. She started freelance writing in undergrad, and has written for Runner's World, U.S. Airways Magazine, Trulia, and Choice Hotels. In her free time, she enjoys running and hiking with her dog, Charlie.
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