Before joining the TCOB advising team, Rachel worked as an academic advisor at Texas A&M University for two years. Whoop! Additionally, she served as the Assistant Director of the Communication Honors Program at TAMU. Rachel earned a BA in English & Spanish from the University of Arkansas and her MA in English literature from the University of Kansas. While working on her MA, she taught composition and literature courses at KU for three years. Rachel's primary responsibilities in the College of Business include advising students, student success initiatives, retention efforts, and the TruStudent Leadership Summit. In her free time Rachel enjoys reading (of course!), exploring Columbia with her husband and her puppy, Luna, and traveling around the world with her family.