Emily Swaim has over five years of experience in digital publishing. She started her career with various publishing internships, including her first editing job at Voices for Biodiversity. After getting her master's degree, she became a lesson reviewer at Study.com. Between 2017 and 2020, she was a writer and editor for GoodTherapy, publishing articles about child development, psychotherapy, mental health, and more. In 2021, she received her Board of Editors in Life Sciences certification, marking her skill in reviewing scientific content in articles.
Emily received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Kenyon College, graduating cum laude. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from California College of the Arts. She has been certified by the Board of Editors in Life Sciences to edit publications on psychology and medicine.
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