Linda graduated from UC San Diego with a B.A. in Communication and thereafter received her M.A. in Communication Management from University of Southern California. She worked as an undergraduate researcher tutoring and studying how young learners negotiate their identity through multiple language acquisition, and served as a counselor to both parents and students. Upon realizing her passion to teach and help students in their academic endeavors, she then went on to obtain a teaching certificate from UCLA. She spent five years in South Korea teaching and counseling students from top-tiered schools in Daechi, one of the world's most academically competitive areas, earning recognition from a great number of parents and students. Linda loves to read, bake, and watch Friends in her free time. She is excited to join and assist HCC in its pursuit of assisting students to academic success.