Christian discovered her passion shortly after completing her undergraduate degree. At that point, she decided to become an advocate for access to higher education for all who desire it. Christian has spent a decade carrying out this passion, especially through her role prior to joining Beacon Academy as the Chicago-based Assistant Director for Admissions at Augustana College. Through her work with students from diverse backgrounds and geographical areas, Christian recognizes the level of passion required to holistically support students and their families during the college search process. Christian is a first-generation college student and seasoned college admissions professional with a passion for supporting student success. Christian received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.