Yvette Ramirez is a senior at Harvard concentrating in sociology with a secondary field in comparative religion. She is also enrolled in the Undergraduate Teacher Education Program, and expects to become a certified middle school English teacher by the time she graduates. Yvette is assisting Professor Filiz Garip with her study of Mexican migrants’ objectives for coming to the United States. Having conducted qualitative research in Namibian and South African schools last semester, Yvette is now writing a senior thesis on language education in southern Africa. She expects to one day obtain her PhD in the sociology of education. Her research interests include socioeconomic class and comparative international education.