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Rebecca Long

Editor & Writer
Academic Cap Education
  • BA English, Allegheny College
  • Certificate Copy Editing, Emerson College

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.

Read Rebecca's Latest Articles

Maryland 529 Plan: What College Savers Should Know

January 19, 2023
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Iowa 529 Plan: What College Savers Should Know

January 19, 2023
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Indiana 529 Plan: What College Savers Should Know

January 19, 2023
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Illinois 529 Plan: What College Savers Should Know

January 19, 2023
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Georgia 529 Plan: What College Savers Should Know

January 19, 2023
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