Hillary graduated from Harvard Law School after attending Harvard as an undergraduate, where she concentrated in psychology and graduated cum laude as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Especially interested in education policy, Hillary has conducted substantial research on topics at the intersection of law and psychology, such as preventing suicides on college campuses, using peer mediation in secondary schools, and requiring HPV vaccination of female students before they enter sixth grade. Hillary is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts.
Passionate about helping students pursue and achieve their academic and professional goals, she served as a pre-law tutor at Harvard for more than five years and also spent a year advising pre-law undergraduates at Wellesley College. Hillary has extensive experience helping young adult and adult learners approach challenging writing assignments with confidence; currently she relies on this experience as the Writing Specialist at Lewis & Clark Law School (Oregon) and as an adjunct faculty member at Salem State University (Massachusetts).
A fan of costumes and comedies, Hillary enjoys coloring and story time with her toddler.
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