Christine Beck


College Admissions Counselor

Christine Beck is a native San Diegan and recent Master of Arts graduate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. During her time as an MA student she worked as a Teaching Assistant for the university’s History of Art and Architecture Department. As a Teaching Assistant she was responsible for leading two weekly discussion sections, as well as editing and grading the work of over 100 undergraduates in her classes.

Prior to working as a teaching assistant, Christine lived and worked in Auckland, New Zealand as the Public Programs and Marketing Coordinator for a nonprofit arts center. She is particularly interested in the visual arts and humanities and will be pursuing a PhD in Art History in the coming years with a goal of becoming a professor.

While an undergraduate degree from UCLA, Christine was one of 150 undergraduate students across the United States accepted into the prestigious Mellon Mays Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The fellowship required students to complete graduate-level coursework, present papers at research conferences, complete an undergraduate thesis and graduate with both college and departmental honors.

Christine’s commitment to academia, her extensive experience working with  students, and her knowledge of the rigorous university and scholarship application process are welcomed by College Planning Source in Christine’s position as College Admissions Counselor. In her free time, Christine can be found doing yoga, playing with her kitten or spending time with friends and family.

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