My road in life has taken me all over.
First I graduated from high school.
Then I graduated from the University of Rochester with my BA. I also studied abroad a lot.
Then I moved to North Carolina where I worked in hospitality, insurance, and mortgage.
Then I enrolled in a Master's in Teaching ESL program at the University of North Carolina.
I got hired as an ESL teacher in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools while I was finishing my master's.
Then I moved to Mexico and worked as an English teacher and college counselor.
I moved to China and worked as a counselor and principal. Also studied school administration there.
I took a job in Zambia as the secondary guidance and university counselor.
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Secondary Guidance and University Counselor

I help students find their way through high school and into the greater world.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Teaching / Mentoring

Day to Day

Typically, I teach 1-2 hours of Personal Social Health Education classes, and then I use my remaining time to plan additional PSHE lessons, mentor students through the various university application processes around the world, and research university programs and scholarship opportunities for my students. I am also available to manages crises when students walk into my office with problems relating to home, school, friends, or any other topic that young people often encounter.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

The first step is getting a bachelor's degree, but the important thing is that your degree helps you develop strong communication and research skills - skills that will be essential for your master's program!

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"Why would you want to live there? It's dangerous / dirty / disease-ridden / boring there."