Susan earned a BA in International Relations from Stanford University and Master in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. For the last 21 years, she has been working as a freelance business writer and editor for clients across a variety of industries, including law, software, entertainment, and healthcare. Additionally, she also taught poetry writing to youth in an afterschool program. Although Susan is new to Essayedge, she has helped a number of students and professionals prepare many types of applications as well as academic and professional documents. Susan is also an award-winning fiction writer whose short stories and novel excerpts have been published in The Nervous Breakdown, the South Dakota Review, and Voice from the Planet, an anthology of international fiction. Susan currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband, daughter, dog, and pet tortoise. She speaks Spanish, French and some very rusty Russian, and has traveled to 38 countries, including several which no longer exist.Get Started!