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Marisa Upson

Contributing Writer
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  • BA English, Humboldt State and Western State Universities
  • BS Human Physiology, Humboldt State and Western State Universities

Marisa Upson has 10 years of professional writing experience, specializing in higher education trends, business, hospitality, and health and wellness. On BestColleges, she writes articles to help students make informed education and career decisions.

Marisa has had an eclectic career herself, having been a chiropractor, spa and retreat owner, and a resort manager before returning to her first love, writing.

Subject areas
Higher education trends, business, hospitality, health, wellness

Read Marisa's Latest Articles

How to Earn a QuickBooks Certification

April 4, 2023
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How to Become a Personal Trainer

February 23, 2023
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How to Earn First Aid & AED Certification

February 8, 2023
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Best Online Master’s Degrees in Public Policy and Public Affairs

April 19, 2023
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9 Reasons to Study Abroad in Germany

April 14, 2022
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