Rebecca Long is a copy editor for BestColleges. She has nearly a decade of editorial experience, including writing and editing. As a freelance journalist, her work has been published in The Boston Globe, The Guardian, Slate, and others. She has also served as a guest lecturer in copy editing at Wheaton College. She has previously held full-time roles in academic publishing and the educational nonprofit sector.
She holds a bachelor's degree in English from Allegheny College and a certificate in copy editing from Emerson College.