More About Me
Education has given me so much, and I want to give to others the access to opportunities it has provided me.
Ariella graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 2019. She is a writer of plays, screenplays, fiction, and poetry with several accolades, publications, and performances of her work. Currently she works as a Junior Literary Agent for screenwriters at a talent agency while pursuing her own writing as well. She is passionate about education and specializes in teaching reading and writing skills, as well as languages and the humanities.
Undergraduate University: University of Chicago
Year of Graduation: 2019
Majors/Minors/Specialization: Fundamentals: Issues & Texts (Literature and Philosophy)
Year of Graduation:
800 in SAT writing 780 in SAT reading 750 in SAT math 5 in AP Literature 5 in AP US History 5 in AP World History 4 in AP Spanish Cum Laude Society 3 National Scholastic Writing Awards (two gold, one silver) Two-time winner of Blank Theatre Young Playwrights Festival Internships at 21 Laps Entertainment and Red Wagon Entertainment $20,000 merit scholarship to UChicago Charles M. Gray Fellowship ($1,250 awarded for independent research) Olga and Paul Menn Prize ($1000 awarded for best play written in graduating class) Michael Collyer Memorial Fellowship in Screenwriting ($10,000 awarded by Writers Guild of America to write full-length screenplay) Dean's List 2015-2018
Tutor at an independent tutoring company Private college essay editor Course Assistant for Pale Fire, a class on Nabokov's famous novel
Philanthropy / Volunteering Experience
National Charity League in high school Private Tutor