Linda Kosene has a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities from Thomas A. Edison State College and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Rowan University, both New Jersey institutions. She was the Associate Director of Marketing and Editor of International Publications for AACRAO. Linda has worked in the area of college/university admissions and records since 1999. In that capacity, she’s been responsible for developing policies and procedures for international students and, additionally, serving as the designated service officer. Most recently, Linda worked to promote a not-for-profit in the field of foreign credential evaluation and spoke frequently on this topic at regional conferences. She has also completed two, independent research projects; one in the area of intercultural communications and the other on career counseling for returning adult students and presented her findings at regional conferences. Linda has worked extensively as a freelance writer in South Florida.