Terri Williams

Education Expert

Education

B.A., English, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Introduction

  • Has written extensively on higher education, career choices, career development, and the workforce
  • Has interviewed recruiters, hiring managers, economists, and executives to write about workplace challenges
  • Has been published in USA Today, Yahoo Education, U.S. News & World Report, The Economist Careers Network, The Houston Chronicle, and The Center for Digital Ethics and Policy at Loyola University in Chicago

Experience

Terri Williams is a former writer for ThoughtCo who covered higher education, career choices, and the workforce. She has written extensively on topics in higher education, including post-secondary credentialing, college affordability, income-share agreements, financial literacy, academic and career counseling, and campus safety. She also has written about the challenges facing employees in the workforce, ranging from skill and career development to work-life balance and diversity. She has interviewed college professors, deans, admissions officers, and students at institutions ranging from Ivy League schools to community colleges as well as recruiters, hiring managers, economists, and executives. She has been published in USA Today, Yahoo Education, U.S. News & World Report, The Economist Careers Network, The Houston Chronicle, GoodCall, and The Center for Digital Ethics and Policy at Loyola University in Chicago.

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in English from the University of Alabama at Birmingham

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