Samantha graduated from VCU in 2016 with a B.S. in Public Relations from the Robertson School and a B.A. in French from the School of World Studies. After undergrad, she was selected as an English Teaching Assistant with TAPIF (Teaching Assistantship Program in France) and moved to Paris for two years to teach English. Samantha has previously taught in Cote d'Ivoire and was a semi-finalist for a Fulbright ETA grant to Morocco for 2018-2019. She enjoys meeting and working with students to support them in achieving their goals through applying for (inter)nationally competitive scholarships. Some of her favorite pastimes include yoga, creative writing, language learning, and all things artistic!