I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Public Policy at Harvard University. My research primarily focuses on access to and completion of college. I am interested in how students make decisions about whether and where to attend college, issues impeding college completion, and how college choices are related to labor market opportunities. My current projects examine how students' college choices are influenced by siblings, high school counselors, communities, and online resources. Prior to starting my Ph.D. I worked at Ithaka S+R on their Educational Transformation team. I worked on projects with colleges in Maryland and Virginia researching financial aid policies, online education, and higher education leadership. I received a B.A. in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences from Northwestern University in 2013.