Meiling is majoring in Broadcast Journalism at Columbia College. She is a freelance fashion model, for print and runway projects, reporter in both the Chinese and English languages, and digital retoucher, living in the Chicago area. Meiling was born and raised in Northern China. She came to America at the age of 15 in the year 2007 when her mother married an American man. She started writing about her life in America, especially her teenage high school life that was so different from her life in China. Starting at a readership of about 1,000 readers per story, she now typically is able to get 100,000 to 400,000 readers of each of her stories. Her record is one story with over 1,000,000 readers! Now she concentrates on topics such as American Lifestyles, Famous and Successful Americans, College Life in America, and Relevant Current Events. Her articles have also appeared on other websites around the world and even on the China Daily, China's largest online newspaper printed in Chinese, English, and French. In 4 years, she has had more than 58 million readers of her website homepage. Her Chinese "twitter" food stories typically receive over 600,000 hits per month and she has over 48,000 registered fans there. Meiling also has face recognition in China. She is also known in China for her fashion work, with her work appearing alongside China's top models and stars. Other info: Feature personality in 南风(South Wind Magazine) Mainland China popular magazine. Selected as one of the 100 most beautiful and influential persons in the American Fashion industry by Tiara Magazine. Top Chinese Educational blog writer in 2010, Tencent Ltd of China.