Sharon Salang, Advertising Associate, joined Inside Higher Ed in 2011. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2007 with a B.A. in communications and minors in Spanish and sociology. Before joining Inside Higher Ed, Sharon was a TV advertising sales assistant. She loves movies, music, reading, "attempting" to cook, venturing out into the city and traveling, especially to visit her family in the Philippines. When she's not busy, she likes to spend quality time with her loved ones. A northern Virginia native, she currently lives in Woodbridge, Virginia.