Lyss Welding is a higher education analyst and data writer for BestColleges who specializes in translating massive data sets and finding statistics that matter to students. Lyss has worked in academic research, curriculum design, and program evaluation. They've presented on collecting and using data at the Data Science for Social Good and Illinois Continuous Quality Improvement conferences.
Lyss' work has been cited by Forbes, Investopedia, and the Council on Foreign Relations.
They hold a bachelor's degree in linguistics from the University of Chicago.