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Charlene Holkenbrink-Monk

  • Editor for students applying to college

Who loves writing papers?  Seriously, who?  Even most English majors don’t enjoy writing papers; they merely tolerate them.

Charlene is a little different from the rest of us because she actually loves writing and editing papers. She received her B.A. in history from UCLA and is currently earning her master’s degree in sociology. During her undergraduate years, Charlene focused on the history of religion, specifically Judeo-Christianity.  Needless to say, she spent a lot of time writing.

After finishing at UCLA, she took a few courses at a local community college, just for fun, which ended up directing her toward her passion for sociology. She also works as a writing tutor and teaching assistant at SDSU.  She likes writing so much that she even volunteers as a grant writer and researcher, you know, just for kicks.

When she isn’t writing or editing, she enjoys reading science fiction and going to the beach with her two children.