Emily Estep Education: Ohio University Location: Athens, Ohio Expertise: Plant Biology, Beauty, Entertainment Experience Emily Estep studied sustainable agriculture and eco-friendly alternatives to fertilizer and soil amendments. At school, she co-managed a student-run farm and its market. Prior to this experience, Emily received a bachelor's degree in journalism and wrote about topics in the entertainment, automobile, and beauty industries. Education Emily received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and a Master's in Plant Biology from Ohio University. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.