Kate is a graduate student in the School of Education studying Higher Education with a concentration in Student Access and Success. As an undergraduate at Calvin College, she studied English Linguistics and Literature with a minor in teaching English as another language, and also studied abroad in York, England. In the year between her undergrad and graduate program, she taught English in 1st though 8th grade at a primary school in Budapest, Hungary. While living in Eastern Europe, she traveled to 16 countries. She hopes to travel to or live in many more countries after graduation.