American University (Washington, D.C.)

Bachelor of Arts in School of International Service (August 2010 – May 2014)

  • Major in International Studies (with a specialization in international communication in the Americas)
    • Minor in Communication (Journalism)
    • Minor in Spanish Language
    • Minor in Theatre
  • GPA: 3.75/4.0; Graduated cum laude
  • Recipient, Four-year Dean’s Scholarship
  • Member, University Honors Program
  • Member, AU Early Identification Program
  • Member, National Society of Collegiate Scholars

European Journalism Center

Certification, Data-Driven Journalism (May – July 2014)

Iowa State University

Certification, Iowa Presidential Caucuses (September 2015)

Universidad Nacional (Heredia, Costa Rica)

Study Abroad (July –  November 2013)

  • Direct enrollment in Spanish-language classes with Costa Ricans and/or Costa Ricans through the Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University (IFSA-Butler)
  • Scored 6.5 (intermediate-high on an ACTFL-based scale) on the STAMP Spanish test

Indian Hills High School (Oakland, N.J.)

High School Diploma (September 2006 – June 2010)

  • Graduate of the International Studies and Business University Program
  • Among top 20 students in class of 253
  • Member, National and Spanish Honor Societies
  • Recipient, Dr. Ron Frederick Award in Excellence in World Language
  • New Jersey Edward J. Bloustein Scholar
  • Recipient, President’s Award for Academic Excellence
  • Distinctions in
    • English
    • Social Studies
    • Spanish
    • Mathematics
    • Health & Physical Education