Jillian, born and raised in the greater Philadelphia area, holds a B.A. in psychology from Boston College and an M.A. in higher and post-secondary education from Columbia University's Teachers College. Prior to joining the Berick Center for Student Advising, Jillian worked in the field of international education both in Japan and the U.S., most recently in Columbia’s Office of Global Programs and Fellowships. In her free time, Jillian enjoys traveling, running and playing tennis, and sharing a meal and a laugh with family and friends.