Rachel Lipkowitz is from Beverly, Massachusetts. She gained a love of languages while studying abroad in Germany and continued on to study in Ecuador and Costa Rica. She graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a double major in Biology and German. She later earned her certification to Teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Her love of language and culture has inspired her to help others reach their language goals. When Rachel is not in class she loves dancing, spending time with friends and family, painting, and spending time outdoors.