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Rachel Winston, Ph.D.

A little about me

I am a college counselor, professor, researcher, author, and analyst who guides students to find their path.

Starting college at the age of thirteen, I have earned numerous undergraduate and graduate degrees. Over the years I have attended and/or graduated from the following institutions:

  • Harvard undergraduate
  • Harvard graduate
  • Syracuse University
  • USC
  • UCLA
  • UCI
  • Pepperdine
  • Claremont Graduate University
  • Maryland
  • Gallaudet
  • CSUF
  • Chapman University
  • Brandman University
  • University of Texas at Austin (where she got her Ph.D.)
  • The George Washington University
  • University of Chicago
  • New York University
  • CSU Dominguez Hills
  • Arizona State University

Roles i have taken

  • College math and engineering professor at Chapman, Embry Riddle, Cal State Fullerton, and a half dozen community colleges
  • University Director of Mathematics
  • Director of the Online Math Community
  • Former Regional Coordinator for Mathematical Association of America
  • Professor for the UCLA College Counselor Certificate Program
  • Practicum advisor
  • CEO and owner of Lizard Education
  • CEO and owner of Lizard Publishing
  • College professor for the UCLA College Counseling Certificate program
  • Elected state leader
  • Elected Academic Senate President
  • Worked in the White House
  • Conference speaker
  • Winner of the 2012 McFarland Literary Achievement Award
  • Winner of the Cryptanalyst Award at a National Science Foundation program in Bletchley Park, England
  • Published author

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