Academy of Art College – San Francisco, California
Master of Fine Arts in Advertising Design – September 2000

      • GPA – 3.8
      • Focus on account planning and copywriting

University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Bachelor of Science in Advertising – August 1997

GPA – 3.6

Involved in American Advertising Federation – Communications, AIESEC, Illini literary journal, and Daily Illini school newspaper

Marquette University – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Advertising Program

GPA – 3.4

Involved in AIESEC (International Business club) in the PR department, Students Enchancing Education as a teachers’ assistant and Upward Bound as and English and philosopy tutor

College of DuPage – Glen Ellyn, Illinois
The Whatever-Will-Transfer-To-Your-More-Expensive-School Summer program
(Biology and Art)

GPA – 4.0

Willowbrook High School – Villa Park, Illinois

GPA – 3.6

Awards and Activities:

      • Dean’s List
      • Quill and Scroll Journalism Honor Society
      • Foreign Language Honor Society – Spanish
      • Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society
      • Independent directed study in creative writing
      • Speech Team (2 years at varsity and 1 year at junior varsity level, numerous awards)
      • Willowbrook Poetry Club (1 year as president, 1 year as vice president)
      • Parabola Literary Magazine
      • Yearbook staff writer
      • Odyssey of the Mind (team took 2nd place in regional competition)
      • Students for a Better Environment
      • Orchestra – Second Bass (1 year at junior varsity level)
      • “The Rivals,” as the narrator
      • Stage crew

Jackson Junior High School – Villa Park, Illinois

Dean’s List

Albright Middle School – Villa Park, Illinois

Involved in Art Club and band (clarinet)

Wonderland Magnet School – Laurel Canyon, California

Involved in stage crew for “Cats” and band (clarinet)

Cheremoya Elementary School – Los Angeles, California

Involved in Gifted and Talented Education program for Shakespeare and biology sections, Brownie Girl Scouts

Peppertree Montessori (Now Beverly Hills Montessori) – West Hollywood, California

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