Marisa recently graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in English Literature/Writing. At UCSD, Marisa tutored in two different writing centers, The Writing Hub and the Analytical Writing Program, where she helped undergraduate and graduate students build their writing and rhetoric foundations through active conversation and exercises. Marisa has also mentored incoming UCSD freshmen in both study and language skills necessary for every college humanities course. Outside of UCSD, Marisa tutors high school students in writing for college applications and preparing for their AP English tests. Marisa's love of writing translates into her current editorial work. She has published for prominent magazines such as the Los Angeles Magazine and Modern Luxury San Diego and worked for various literary agencies. In her free time, Marisa likes to read, write, garden, bake, cook, and play video games (specifically RPGs).