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Marisa Upson

portrait of Marisa Upson
Marisa’s eclectic career path has led her from a chiropractor and owner of a spa and retreat to manager of resorts and back to her first love, writing. As a freelance writer for the last 10 years, she specializes in health and wellness, hospitality, business, and higher education trends. Currently, she works as a freelance writer for BestColleges, a brand helping to empower students to make informed educational decisions.

Contributions

Blog
What Is Family Counseling?
Marisa Upson
September 19, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
Top 7 Resume Tips for Tech Jobs
Marisa Upson
September 15, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Bootcamp
Best C# Bootcamps
Marisa Upson
September 9, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
7 Tech Jobs That Pay Nearly $200K
Marisa Upson
September 7, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Best Trade Schools in Utah
Marisa Upson
September 2, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
What Is a Game Coder’s Salary?
Marisa Upson
September 2, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Bootcamp
How Many Coding Languages Are There?
Marisa Upson
September 1, 2022 • ~2 Min Read
Find your Bootcamp
Best JavaScript Bootcamps
Marisa Upson
August 30, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
10 Nutrition Jobs to Consider
Marisa Upson
August 25, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
How to Land a Job in Cloud Computing
Marisa Upson
August 24, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
How to Become an Information Security Analyst
Marisa Upson
August 19, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Should I Become an Administrative Assistant?
Marisa Upson
August 11, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Bootcamp
12 Best Tech Companies in San Francisco
Marisa Upson
August 11, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Bootcamp
8 Low-Stress Tech Jobs Without a Degree
Marisa Upson
August 9, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Illinois
Time To Hit the Books! 10 Places To Study in Chicago
Marisa Upson
August 8, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Bootcamp
Tech I.S. Review
Marisa Upson
August 5, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Ranking
Most Popular Online Counseling Degree Programs
Marisa Upson
August 3, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
Maven Analytics Review: Courses, Admissions, and Career Opportunities
Marisa Upson
August 2, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Ranking
Most Popular Online Engineering Degree Programs
Marisa Upson
August 2, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
How to Become a Sales Engineer
Marisa Upson
July 29, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
Most Popular Online Social Work Degree Programs
Marisa Upson
July 29, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
15 Beginner-Friendly Hackathons
Marisa Upson
July 29, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Corrections Social Worker
Marisa Upson
July 14, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Bootcamp Providers
Noble Desktop Review
Marisa Upson
July 1, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
The 15 Most Overlooked Cities for Tech Jobs
Marisa Upson
July 1, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Trade Schools in Indiana
Marisa Upson
July 1, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Adulting 101: How to Pay Bills in College
Marisa Upson
June 10, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Bootcamp
Best Animation Bootcamps 2022
Marisa Upson
May 24, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
New York
What Are the Most In-Demand Careers in New York?
Marisa Upson
May 20, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
2022 Best Colleges in Buffalo
Marisa Upson
May 19, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
8 Reasons to Study in New York
Marisa Upson
May 17, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Bootcamp
Kable Academy Review
Marisa Upson
May 17, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Engineering
Best Online Master’s in Biomedical Engineering Programs
Marisa Upson
May 13, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Forensic Science Degrees of 2022
Marisa Upson
May 11, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
How to Earn APICS Supply Chain Certifications
Marisa Upson
May 11, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
How to Earn a QuickBooks Certification
Marisa Upson
April 29, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Blog
Going Back to College for a Teaching Degree
Marisa Upson
April 28, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Personal Trainer
Marisa Upson
April 22, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Resource
How to Earn First Aid & AED Certification
Marisa Upson
April 22, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Public Policy and Public Affairs Programs of 2022
Marisa Upson
April 15, 2022 • ~1 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in New Mexico
Marisa Upson
April 14, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
9 Reasons to Study Abroad in Germany
Marisa Upson
April 13, 2022 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Teacher in Nevada
Marisa Upson
April 5, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
The Best Coding Bootcamp Prep Programs
Marisa Upson
March 24, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Educational Administration Programs
Marisa Upson
March 22, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Texas
International Students’ Guide to Studying in Texas
Marisa Upson
March 16, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Most Affordable Online Master’s in Educational Leadership Programs
Marisa Upson
March 14, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Is AP Macroeconomics Hard? A Complete 2022 Guide
Marisa Upson
March 14, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Science Education Programs
Marisa Upson
March 10, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Early Childhood Education Programs 2022
Marisa Upson
March 10, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Texas
The Best College Towns in Texas
Marisa Upson
March 9, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Top Trends in Computer Science Careers
Marisa Upson
March 4, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Network Administration Programs
Marisa Upson
March 4, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Pros and Cons of Being a Phlebotomist
Marisa Upson
March 3, 2022 • ~4 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Web Development Programs of 2022
Marisa Upson
March 3, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Health & Wellness
Understanding Self-Harm in College Students
Marisa Upson
February 28, 2022 • ~5 Min Read
Ranking
Most Affordable Online Computer Science Programs
Marisa Upson
February 22, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Information Systems Security Programs
Marisa Upson
February 17, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
A Complete Guide to Paying Off Student Loans
Marisa Upson
February 7, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Public Health Programs
Marisa Upson
January 26, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Nutrition Programs
Marisa Upson
January 19, 2022 • ~0 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Nutrition Programs of 2022
Marisa Upson
January 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Finance Programs of 2022
Marisa Upson
January 6, 2022 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Community Colleges in Washington
Marisa Upson
December 23, 2021 • ~0 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Sociology Programs
Marisa Upson
December 23, 2021 • ~0 Min Read
Resource
Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder in College Students
Marisa Upson
December 17, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Bootcamp
Data Analytics Bootcamps 2022
Marisa Upson
December 16, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Public Relations Programs
Marisa Upson
December 9, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Gerontology Programs
Marisa Upson
November 24, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
What Is Educational Technology (EdTech)?
Marisa Upson
November 18, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
California
International Students’ Guide to Studying in California
Marisa Upson
November 16, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
California
2021 Best Colleges in San Diego
Marisa Upson
November 12, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Most Important Skills Needed to Be an LPN
Marisa Upson
November 4, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Blog
Full-Time vs. Part-Time Student: What’s the Difference?
Marisa Upson
November 4, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Blog
How to Start a Club in College: 8-Step Guide
Marisa Upson
November 3, 2021 • ~1 Min Read
Blog
21 Fun Fall Decor Ideas for College Students
Marisa Upson
October 22, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Top 20 College Halloween Party Decorations for 2021
Marisa Upson
October 21, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Campus Life
Best U.S. Colleges and Universities
Marisa Upson
October 20, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
Clinical vs. Direct Practice Social Work: What’s the Difference?
Marisa Upson
September 29, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Blog
LMSW vs. LCSW: What’s the Difference?
Marisa Upson
September 29, 2021 • ~1 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Master’s in Nursing (MSN) Programs 2022
Marisa Upson
September 24, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Medical Coder
Marisa Upson
September 22, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Blog
SAT Test Dates 2022-23: When Should You Take the SAT?
Marisa Upson
September 9, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Resource
Campus Safety Guide
Marisa Upson
August 30, 2021 • ~5 Min Read
Ranking
Best Colleges in Illinois
Marisa Upson
August 19, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Academic Programs
Best Accelerated Online Degree Programs of 2022
Marisa Upson
August 12, 2021 • ~2 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Colleges in Chicago
Marisa Upson
July 29, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Bootcamp
NYC Data Science Academy Review
Marisa Upson
May 14, 2021 • ~4 Min Read
Career Planning
How to Apply for an Internship
Marisa Upson
May 14, 2021 • ~3 Min Read
Resource
How to Become a Kinesiologist
Marisa Upson
May 4, 2021 • ~6 Min Read
Ranking
Bachelor’s in Finance Program Guide
Marisa Upson
October 14, 2020 • ~5 Min Read
Ranking
Best Online Law Enforcement Degree Programs
Marisa Upson
May 13, 2020 • ~0 Min Read