As a freelance journalist I write about several topics related to higher education. College admissions is my specialty.

the application process

Acing the PSAT: The Insider’s Guide (

Get ready for college tours (NextStepU)


College Majors Go Green (Careers and Colleges Magazine)

Helping Your Teen Decide Their College Major (Christian Home & School)

What Can You Do With an Arts Major? (Careers and Colleges Magazine)


Funding the Future: What Parents Should Know About Child Development Accounts (

Other ways to cut down on college debt (NextStepU)

campus life

Handling Emergencies at University (American Colleges & Universities)

Protect yourself on campus (NextStepU)

You’re on your own (NextStepU)

outside the classroom

College towns: Learning to live together (Reading Eagle)

Go Global (My College Guide)

Providing Water to Those in Need (Water Well Journal)

Social Entrepreneurship Takes Root In Happy Valley (Keystone Edge)


Q&A: Eric Darr, President of Harrisburg University (Keystone Edge)

Penn State Berks Growing Food Tech in Greater Reading (Keystone Edge)

jobs and internships

Job Search Tips for Grad Students (CollegeXpress)

U. Networking (U. Magazine)

for alumni

Communicating the news (The Albright Reporter, Albright College)

Sculpting the mind (Today, Gwynedd-Mercy College)

The Dish on Ian Knauer (Hofstra Magazine)


While my focus is on higher education, I am a versatile writer and have covered a wide range of subjects.


Good on Paper: Roaring Spring’s Innovation Means Less Coal (Keystone Edge)

Vacation on the Farm (Keystone Country)

Waste warriors: An industry emerges from Philadelphia’s reclaimed goods (Flying Kite)

What Lenders Think of Print (Graphic Arts Monthly)

k-12 education

Nepotism a concern in Reading School District (

Recess in decline (

The Best Career and Technical School in the U.S. is in Schnecksville (Keystone Edge)

Wanted: Playground Buddy (Teaching Tolerance)


Children and Anxiety: 8 Ways Parents Can Help (

When Should You Tell Your Children You’re Pregnant? (GalTime)

news features

Dominicans parade proudly, peaceably in Reading (Reading Eagle)

In New Berlin, Energy Independence Means a Closer-Knit Community (Keystone Edge)

profiles (people and places)

Blazing her own trail (Incisal Edge)

Nudists barely noticeable in Brecknock Township (Reading Eagle)

We are what we scribble? She analyzes (The Philadelphia Inquirer)