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Two minutes with…Eliana Johnston

01 Apr, 2022
Two minutes with…Eliana Johnston

Meet Eliana, our new Progression Advisor at Kings New York!

Hi, Eliana, how long have you worked at Kings and what did you do before?

I started on March 14th, prior to which I helped high school students prepare for the SAT and write their college essays.

What do you enjoy most about your job?

I enjoy connecting with students and learning about their international perspectives.

What do you like most about New York?

I love the feeling that anything is possible. It is such a rare feeling, and I have only ever felt it when walking around New York City. I also love New York for all its performance venues, amazing food, and cultural diversity.

Where is the best place you’ve visited?

Probably New Zealand. Although I could also easily say New York City.

What is the last book you read?

The Power Elite by Charles Wright Mills, one of my favorite sociologists.

What is your favorite film?


Who would play you in a film of your life?

Probably Jennifer Lawrence.

Which well-known figure would you most like to invite to dinner?

Kevin Parker, from Tame Impala.

What is your favorite quote?

“Enjoy life. This is not a dress rehearsal.”- Friedrich Nietzsche