Bex majored in theatre and minored in creative writing at Northwestern University, graduating summa cum laude. After settling in Chicago, Bex won a prestigious Luminarts Cultural Foundation fellowship in creative writing. They are now an MFA candidate at Hamline University, where they study writing for children and young adults.
Wyatt holds an AB from Kenyon College and an MA from NYU, both in English. He's currently a PhD student in Harvard's English department.
Juliet studied Playwriting and Biology at Northwestern University with a focus on Biochemistry and Biophysics. She worked for several years as a research scientist after graduation, eventually pursuing an MS in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern
Charlie earned a BA in Political and Social Thought and English from UVA. Next, he earned his master's degrees in English and in History of Science, Medicine, and Technology at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. He is now a PhD candidate in English Literature at Harvard.
Bill is the bestselling author of seven books. His undergrad degree is from the University of Chicago and his doctorate from Johns Hopkins. History and biography are his fields, but he's helped improve both student and adult writing for twenty years across a wide range of subjects.
DM graduated with honors from the University of Chicago, and completed a Master's degree at Yale University in the Department of Political Science, where they studied the rise of mass incarceration in the US. They have also worked as an academic researcher on books, textbooks, and TV shows.
Tim holds an MA, MPhil, and PhD in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. He earned his Bachelor's in English and Classical Languages from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Adrienne received her English PhD from Harvard University, her MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, and her BA from Princeton University. She is a nonfiction writer and poet, and teaches in the Writing Program at Princeton University.
Shira studied Sociology and History at Northwestern University. Currently, she's a PhD candidate at Harvard University, where her research has been nationally recognized by several prestigious foundations.
David graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a major in History and Science and a minor in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Currently, he is pursuing his MD at Harvard Medical School.
Musa earned her PhD from Columbia University in Early Modern English Drama. She has taught at Columbia University and Washington University in St. Louis, where she was an Assistant Professor of English.
Bryan graduated magna cum laude from Princeton, where he majored in English and Creative Writing. After teaching for several years, he is now the English Department Chair at a nationally recognized charter school in St. Louis.
Anna graduated from Harvard University with a BA in English and a minor in Linguistics and Language Theory. While at Harvard, she was a curriculum editor for the Mamelodi Initiative in South Africa.
Amanda holds a PhD in Biological Engineering (MIT) an MPhil in Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology (Cambridge) and a BS in Biomedical Engineering (Rochester,summa cum laude). She was named to the 2021 Forbes 30 under 30 Science list.
Emma is a JD candidate at Yale Law School. She holds a BA in Sociology from Brown, an MFA in Fiction from Southern New Hampshire University, and an MPhil in Social & Cultural Anthropology from Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar.
Sylvie graduated from Princeton with a BA in English and certificates in Gender & Sexuality Studies, Humanistic Studies, and Latin Literature (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). She is now a PhD student in English at UC Berkeley.
Shara is an MA student in Jewish Gender and Women's Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She holds a BA in Theatre from Northwestern with minors in Creative Writing and Gender and Sexuality Studies (summa suma laude).
Liz earned an MEd at Dominican University while serving as a member of Teach for America, and earned a BA in International Affairs with a minor in History at George Washington University. She has worked in education for over 10 years.
Amanda is the Religion Department chair of a private school in the Boston area. She holds a BA in Religious Studies (University of Michigan) and an EdM in Mind, Brain, and Education (Harvard Graduate School of Education).
Alix graduated from Brown with a BA in Performing Arts. After spending almost a decade in Canada, she moved to New York for an MFA in Playwriting at Columbia University. Her award-winning plays have been produced all over the world.
Miles holds a BA in English and Creative Writing (University of San Diego) and an MFA in Creative Writing (UC Irvine). He has taught courses in rhetoric and composition, research and argument, fiction writing and literary journalism.
Max is a PhD Candidate in Film and Visual Studies at Harvard. Previously, he earned his BA in Film & & Media Studies from Johns Hopkins (Phi Beta Kappa), completed his MSt at Oxford in Film Aesthetics, and worked as a film editor.
Jordan is a PhD student in English and American Literature at Boston University, whe she also earned her BA in English. Prior to graduate school, she worked as a faculty assistant at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Emily earned her PhD, MPhil, and MA in Theatre and Performance from Columbia University, and her BA in Theatre and Philosophy from Williams College. She is now a consultant at the Columbia Writing Center.
Tess graduated from Yale with a BA in English and Philosophy (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kapp). She received a Master's in Post-1900 English Literature from Oxford, and is currently a PhD student in English at Harvard.
Sarah majored in English at Dartmouth, where she graduated as Valedictorian and won the Stanley Prize in English. She is currently a Rhodes Scholar and PhD student in English at Oxford.
Annabel graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton with a BA in English. She recently completed an MA in Philosophy & Literature at University College Dublin as a George J. Mitchell Scholar.
Kristen is a PhD student in English at Princeton, and was recently awarded the nationally-competitive Beinecke Scholarship. She earned her BA in English with distinction in Sociology from Colby College (honors, salutatorian).
Lauren is a published poet and English tutor. She earned her Master's in Creative Writing at Oxford and her BA in English at Amherst, where she was a Davis Scholar.
Kruti is currently an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School applying to internal medicine residency. She graduated from Harvard College with a BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a secondary in Computer Science.
Mariam is a PhD candidate in Comp Lit at UCLA and a Fiction MFA student at Columbia. She earned her BA in Comp Lit from Princeton (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and MSt in Islamic Art and Archaeology, with distinction, from Oxford.
Daniel is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and author of 5 books of literary nonfiction. He holds an MFA in Fiction (Columbia University), and has taught at Saint Ann's School, Columbia University, and elsewhere.
Samuel earned his BA with honors in English at UC Berkeley. Now, he is a PhD candidate in English at Harvard University, writing about nationalism, cultural history, and literature.
Madeleine holds a BA in Social Studies (Harvard) and a PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (U Chicago). She is currently writing a book about Ottomanism in nineteenth-century political thought.
Becca holds a BA in Philosophy from Dartmouth (summa cum laude) and an MPhil in the History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Cambridge. She is currently finishing her PhD in Philosophy at Harvard.
Sara is a poet, educator, and scholar. She holds a BA in English (Wesleyan) and an MFA in Poetry (Iowa Writers' Workshop). She is currently working on her PhD in English at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Kannan holds a BA in the History of Science (University of Chicago, Phi Beta Kappa) and an MFA in Fiction (Iowa Writers' Workshop). His stories have been published in the LA Times, the LA Review of Books, and Racquet.
Emma earned her BA in English from Sarah Lawrence and her MFA in Fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She has worked as a writing teacher, editor, and agent, and is now a freelance editor based in California.
Evander is a Residential Tutor at Harvard. He holds a PhD in American Studies (Harvard) and a BA in Art History and English (Vassar). Previously, he worked at the New Bedford Whaling Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Anne was a double major in Linguistics and French at Wellesley, and earned an MA from Middlebury School in France. She is now a PhD student in French at Harvard, and specializes in 20th and 21st century French and Francophone Lit.
Shelby holds a Master's in American Studies (Oxford) and an MFA in Fiction (UC Irvine). His stories have been published in places such as Vice News and GOOD Magazine, primarily about climate change and the environment.
Dilyn earned a BA in English with a minor in Spanish and Studio Art from NYU. After teaching in Mexico City as a Fulbright Scholar, she earned her JD at Harvard Law. She is currently clerking for the Colorado Supreme Court.
Logan is an MD/PhD at Harvard. Prior to med school, she spent two years in affordable construction through AmeriCorps, and earned her BA in Child Development at Duke (Truman Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa).
Evan is a novelist, essayist, and educator. He holds an MFA in Fiction (Iowa Writers' Workshop) and BA in Interdisciplinary Studies (Evergreen State College). Currently, he teaches at Pierrepont School in Westport, Connecticut.
Andrew is earning his MA in Middle Eastern Studies at Tel Aviv University on a Fulbright Scholarship. He earned his BA in History from Columbia University (cum laude), where he received the Natalie Shawn Fellowship.
Parker is a PhD student in Anthropology at Harvard. Prior to graduate school, he attended Bard College for Anthropology and Literature, and was then a Fulbright-Garca Robles Scholar in Mexico.
Mallory earned her BA in English from Harvard University, where she was awarded a creative thesis in Playwriting. She went on to earn her MFA in Playwriting from the New School. She is a teacher in Salisbury School's summer program.
Claire holds a BA in English Literature (Brown) and an MFA in Painting (New York Academy of Art). Since 2016, she has been teaching high school English Literature at BASIS Independent in Brooklyn.
Eliza majored in English and won several awards for her academic work at Bard College. She is now a PhD candidate in English at Harvard, where she studies nineteenth-century literature and the history of the novel.
Claire graduated with a BA in History and minor in Mathematics from Barnard College, where she won the the Ellen Davis Goldwater prize for excellence in History. Currently, she is a Graduate Writing Fellow at Barnard.
Brent graduated from NYU with a BA in Literature and Music, and was awarded the Dean's Grant for Creative Writing. His music has appeared in shows such as Gossip Girl and Skins, and he is currently at work on his first novel.
Charlotte holds an MA in Hispanic Studies from Brown University and a BA in English and Spanish from Oxford University. She is a recipient of the Kossoff Prize for Leadership in Language Teaching.
Anahid holds a PhD in Developmental Psychology (Columbia University), an MS in Applied Statistics (Columbia University), a BA in Psychology (UC Berkely) and a BA in Public Policy (UC Berkely). Currently, she teaches at UCLA.
Chris graduated from Princeton with a BA in German Lit and a Certificate in Creative Writing. After a Fulbright in Germany, Chris earned his MFA in Poetry from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He is now a PhD student in English at Harvard.
Brian graduated from Dartmouth with a BA in Comparative Literature. He earned his MA in Italian Studies at NYU's Villa La Pietra campus in Florence, Italy, and is now a PhD candidate and MacCracken Fellow in Italian at NYU.
Megan is a PhD candidate in the History of Science at Harvard, where she has worked with more than 200 students. Before graduate school, Megan received her BA in English from Amherst College.
Hana double-majored in Sociology and Dance at Columbia University, where she graduated with departmental honors and Phi Beta Kappa. She is currently a Doctor of Physical Therapy Candidate at CUNY Hunter College.
Weike holds a BA in Chemistry and English (Harvard), an MFA in Creative Writing (Boston University) and a PhD in Cancer Epidemiology (Harvard School of Public Health). She has been a tutor with Cambridge Coaching since 2012.
Jackie is an MD student at NYU School of Medicine. She earned her BA in Neuroscience and English and was the managing editor of her college newspaper at the University of Miami (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa).
Tova attended the University of Chicago and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Anthropology. She recently completed her MPhil in Archaeology (with Merit) at the University of Cambridge.
Alyssa holds a BA in English from Williams College. She completed her MFA in Fiction Writing at Brooklyn College, where she was the recipient of a Truman Capote Scholarship. She is currently at work on a collection of short stories.
Erin is a Fiction MFA student in the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She holds an MA in Modern & Contemporary Literature (University of Virginia) and BA in English (Rutgers University, summa cum laude with high honors).
Emmy studied Literature and Visual Arts at Yale and graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. She is now a PhD Candidate in English at Harvard, working on her dissertation about the American graphic novel.
Chelsea graduated from UCLA summa cum laude with a BA in English and Political Science and a minor in French. She then earned her JD at NYU, where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern public interest scholar and a Florence Allen Scholar.
Anna holds a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literature (Harvard), an MA in Slavic Languages and Literature (MA), a BA in History and Philology (Russian State University) and a BA in Fine Arts (Pushkin State Museum Art College).
Ben is a PhD student in Economics at UC Berkeley. Prior to grad school, he earned a BA in Applied Mathematics from Harvard and worked for two years as a predoctoral fellow in the Harvard Economics department.
Julia holds a BA from Princeton University in English Literature, with certificates in Theater and Music Theater. Her thesis won the Alan Downer prize for research in English and drama. Currently, she works in theatrical costuming.
Jon is a History PhD student at UVA and a Visiting Fellow in History at Harvard. He earned his BA in History at McGill, where he received awards for his research and graduated with the highest GPA in the Department.
Paul is a PhD candidate in African and African American Studies at Harvard, where he has received multiple awards for his teaching, as well as several research fellowships, including a Fulbright-Hays fellowship.
Courtney holds a BHA in Art and Anthropology from Carnegie Mellon and an MPhil in Social & Cultural Anthropology from Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar. She is now a PhD student in Social Anthropology at Harvard.
Imelme holds a BA in African American Studies and Government (Harvard), a JD (Harvard Law) and an MA in Public Policy (Harvard Kennedy School of Government). She is now clerking for a federal appellate judge in Washington DC.
Joani holds a a BA in English Literature with minors in Humanistic and European Cultural Studies from Princeton, and two Master's degrees from Oxford, where she was a Marshall Scholar. She is now an English PhD student at Harvard.
Susan studied English at Rice and graduated summa cum laude. After serving in Teach for America, she earned her PhD in English at Harvard. She has held faculty positions at Wake Forest and Yale and currently lives in London.
Joyce is currently an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School. She also graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Anthropology from Harvard, where her thesis won the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize.
Yehonatan earned his PhD in Math at UCLA, and his BA in Math with a minor in Creative Writing at UC Berkeley. He is now a postdoc researcher in Systems and Computational Biology in the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
After Ezra graduated from Harvard with a BA in Social Studies, he received the Trustman Traveling Fellowship and went to Peru to study the Chinese diaspora. He is now the Artist-in-Residence at the Signet Society at Harvard.
Morgan earned her MD at Harvard Medical School, and is completing an Emergency Medicine Residency. She earned her BA in Hispanic Studies with a minor Biology at the College of William & Mary (Phi Beta Kappa).
David is currently a medical student at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He earned his BA in Philosophy and Biology-Neuroscience from Washington University in St. Louis (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa).
Noam earned her BA in Philosophy from U Chicago and was a Rehabilitation Specialist at the South End Community Health Center. She is now pursuing her MD at the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine.
Ava is a PhD candidate in Organismic Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. She graduated magna cum laude from Cornell with a BA in Biological Science with a Neurobiology Concentration.
Katherine earned a BA in Psychology with a concentration in Liguistics from Columbia. Currently, she is completing an MA in Lingusitics at the Graduate Center at CUNY.
Sonya is an MD candidate at Columbia. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Neuroscience and a BA in History and Philosophy of Science, with minors in Spanish and Chemistry (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa).
David graduated from Columbia with a major in Biochemistry and a concentration in Mathematics. He is currently an MD/PhD at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he is working in the field of cancer biology.
Andy earned a Master's in Public Policy from Harvard and a Bachelor's in Journalism from Syracuse (magna cum laude). Currently, he works as a cyber risk management consultant to the US Government.
Joe is a PhD candidate in the Biological Sciences in Public Health at Harvard. He earned his BA in Sociology from UC Berkeley and his MS in Cell and Molecular Biology from San Francisco State.
Rachel graduated from UVA with a double major in Art History and French, and then spent two years in Europe teaching in Lyons, France and working at art galleries in Berlin, Germany. She is now a PhD candidate in Art History at NYU.
Ian graduated with High Honors from Dartmouth with a BA in Government, and earned an MA and PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago. He has taught at University of Chicago, Northwestern, Bard, and Harvard.
Tim recently earned a Master's in Economic Policy from the University College London. He has worked in international affairs management consulting, as a lead research analyst, and as an assistant economist.
Rahima earned a BA from UPenn (summa cum laude), and an MBA and MPH in Global Health from Harvard as a Zuckerman Fellow. She has lived and worked in 7 countries, and now works for the US Agency for International Development.
Caroline joined Bain & Company full-time in 2013, and is now a Senior Associate Consultant in Bain's NY office. Before Bain, she interned at Goldman Sachs and in the US Senate, and earned her BA in Economics & Public Policy at Brown.
Connor graduated with a BA in English from Duke, where he was as an Angier B. Duke Memorial Scholar. He earned his MPhil in Modern & Contemporary English Lit from Trinity College, Cambridge, and was a Fulbright researcher in Tanzania.
Emma is a PhD student in French Literature at Harvard. She holds an MA in French (Harvard), as well as a BA in French Studies and BM in Cello Performance (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).
Jay Ben holds a BA in Theater and Creative Writing from Dartmouth and an MFA in Acting from Case Western Reserve. He then helped build and served as Associate Artist Director for a summer camp program at MaineStage Shakespeare.
Peter is a PhD student in German at Columbia University. Prior to grad school, he earned a BMus in Musical Arts with distinction from Eastman, and, simultaneously, a BA in German Studies from University of Rochester.
Emily earned her BA at UPenn and her MD at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She is currently finishing her residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai, where she has been selected to serve as a future chief resident.
Hanul recently graduated from the Harvard Graduate School of Design as a Wyss Fellow. She holds a BA in Environmental Science from Dartmouth, where she was an Endowed Scholar, Presidential Scholar, and Stefansson Fellow.
Kevin holds a BA and MA in English from Stanford and an MA in General Psychology from The New School for Social Research. He is now a PsyD Candidate in Clinical Psychology at The Wright Institute.
Jenna is a PhD student of Medieval English Literature at Columbia. She holds a BA in English from Tufts, where she received the English Department Award and highest honors for her senior thesis, and graduated summa cum laude.
MG is a PhD candidate at Harvard University, where she studies the relationship between literature, psychology, and ethical development. Previously, she earned her EdM in Language & Literacy (Harvard Graduate School of Education).