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Emory University
Above Average
Above Average

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Professional Experience

Federal Defender Program, Northern Georgia, Atlanta, GA 06/2015 – present

Assistant Paralegal

• Analyzed discovery from criminal cases, underscored crucial information found in these cases, created visual representations of this information, and collaborated with attorneys regarding the most effective defense strategy for each client

• Appeared in court several times provide in-court support as part of the legal team

Applerouth Tutoring Services, Atlanta, GA 03/2015 - present

Premium Tutor

• Trained in a rigorous program to master the ACT and the SAT and teach to the test

• Promoted from a “Preferred Tutor” to “Premium tutor” based on improvement in students’ test scores and excellent tutor-client relations

Emory University, Atlanta GA 08/2012 – 05/2015

Administrative Assistant, Financial Aid Department 09/2014 – 05/2015

• Organized thousands of students’ sensitive financial documents

• Answered questions from parents and students about the financial aid process

• Welcomed students at the front desk to discuss their financial aid packages

Marketing, Athletic Department 09/2014 – 05/2015

• Emory Eagle Mascot

Events Management, Athletic Department 09/2012 - 05/2015

• Timed swimming matches, scored various games, and set up track meets

Leadership & Service

Alliance for Sexual Assault Prevention 09/2013 – 05/2015

Executive Board Member: Events Coordinator

• Organize and implement strategies and events that spread awareness of sexual assault throughout the Emory University community with the goal of preventing further incidences

American Constitution Society 07/2016 – present

Georgia Lawyer Chapter

• Partake in discussions surrounding current issues in our legal system

• Listened to Foster v. Chatman: A Case Study of Justice and the Expert Briefing on Police Use of Force Against communities of Color

Pipeline Program 09/2012 – 05/2015

Undergraduate Mentor

• Mentor and advise high school students through weekly health education sessions

• Educate students on various medical and public health topics including sexual health

• Motivate and assist in the completion of college preparatory materials

Emory University Women’s Varsity Soccer 08/2011- 01/2014

Student-Athlete, Leader and Team-member

• Goalkeeper for the 3 time UAA Championship team, 2nd place team of the 2012 NCAA Tournament, Sweet 16 appearance in the 2013 NCAA tournament

• Travelled to Italy and toured through multiple cities for inter-national competition

Peer Health Partner 01/2012 – 01/2013

Health Mentor

• Guided incoming Emory University freshmen into the community through health education, effective time management, proper nutrition, benefits of sleep, and avenues for seeking help for physical and mental needs

Children’s Hospital of Atlanta 1/2014 – 5/2014

Art Cart Volunteer

• Travelled throughout the hospital to bring cheer to children through an artistic outlet

Delta Delta Delta 01/2013 – Present

Sister of the Alpha Omega chapter (Alumni)

• Continue to promote and develop relationships between a diverse set of high-achieving, driven women devoted help one another and others through volunteer-work benefiting St. Jude’s Hospital

• Contributed and volunteered at dress drives, contribution letter-writing groups, and pancake-eating competitions with all proceeds aiding St. Jude’s Hospital

Alpha Phi Omega 01/2012 – 01/2013

Brother of the Delta Kappa Chapter

• Collaborated with like-minded college students interested in Service, Friendship, and Leadership in order to better our college population as well as the Atlanta community

• Worked at a local food kitchen, volunteered at Atlanta PAWS, and stayed at a homeless shelter overnight to cook for the patrons and give career advice

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