Melanie graduated from Purdue University with a BS in biology and now teaches biology at a charter high school in Chicago. In college, Melanie was an undergraduate researcher and a teaching assistant for multiple biology classes. She hopes to one day pursue a career in genetic counseling. Melanie enjoys helping others and has volunteered for the national crisis textline as a crisis counselor. She is passionate about biology and biochemistry and is excited to help students achieve their academic goals!