Sara E. Martinez

International Education, Writing, Admissions & Advising

Location icon United States

As a writer who loves to wander far from home, I boast stamps from ten countries in my passport, and I plan to add many more. After completing my Master's degree in English, I spent three glorious years living and working in Japan before returning to the U.S. to continue my career in the field of higher education.

I have more than ten years experience in the education field, with seven of those years specifically focused on international education. My positions have included teacher, translator, writer, editor, and career and college planning coach. There is nothing I enjoy more than sharing my love of the world and its cultures with others.

AJET Connect Magazine - After JET Conference 2014
Taiko Ties

In May of 2013, when I moved back to Texas from Japan, there were a lot of things I was in dire need of: a job, a home, a job, a car, a job... Of course I was already looking for these things, but before I’d been out of Japan for even a week, I had something new to add to my list--I seriously needed some Japan.

So You Want to Study Abroad... (Part 1) - RightC3

Are you looking for a college experience that will introduce you to new ideas, open your eyes to new ways of living, and challenge you to see the world from a new perspective? If you answered with an enthusiastic "Yes!" then you might want to make Study Abroad a part of your college plans.

So You Want to Study Abroad... (Part 2) - RightC3

Study abroad programs come in all shapes and sizes to fit the goals of all kinds of different students. The best advice we can give you is to know yourself and have a plan as you set sail on the sea of study abroad research. As always, your Right C3 coaches are here to help!

College Admissions Assistance
Social Media and College Admissions - College Admissions Assistance

Most high school students have grown up with the internet and social media and feel as comfortable interacting with others online as they do in real life. Nevertheless, students aren't always aware of how their online activity can impact their college prospects.

College Admissions Assistance
Wrapping Up Your Sophomore Year - College Admissions Assistance

So, it's February. You've been back in school for a couple of months, spring break is in sight, and even summer vacation doesn't seem that far off. If you're a sophomore, it's not a bad idea to start thinking even further down the line, to the start of your junior year and the increased workload it will bring.

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Seven Tips for a Killer College Admissions Essay - College Admissions Assistance

College admissions essays: every college-bound senior's mortal enemy. Or are they? Staring at a blank screen is intimidating enough to make your knees wobble! But, the CAA Coaches want you to know that your essay is more friend than foe. No other part of your application gives you more freedom to show off.

First-Generation College Students - RightC3

First-generation college students often face unique obstacles as they prepare themselves for college. We want you to know that you are not alone and that there are resources available to make this process easier for you. Start early, do your research, and don't be afraid to lean on the support of others.


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