Born and raised in California, I accomplished my hippie parents? dream of attending UC Berkeley, where I studied rhetoric. From there, I took off to Latin America, living in Argentina, Chile, and Colombia. In Colombia, I obtained a master?s degree in literature, focusing on literary history, literature and ethics, and comparative literature. Along the way, I became an, editor, translator, and tutor. I am drawn to all things language. However, these areas are bound by an education-centered app... [more]
I have edited myriad college-application essays for undergraduate and graduate studies. I have also helped students craft a coherent application package. With a BA in rhetoric and an MA in literature, I am keenly aware of the strategies most effective in creating a compelling narrative, which is precisely what an effective college-application essay does.