Rachel (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a doctoral student in Higher Education. She graduated in 2004 with a B.A. in psychology and elementary education from Dartmouth College. Rachel's professional experience includes teaching elementary school in the Marshall Islands, working as a literacy specialist at a school for the Deaf and coordinating college readiness programming at The Steppingstone Foundation in Boston. Rachel's research interests include college access and completion and community college success.