Allison was featured on the cover of the New York Times Magazine in May 2003 as one of the top student activists in the country and has done countless media appearances. She is also a published author with articles in outlets such as The Weekly Standard, National Review Online, and Human Events Online . She is also a contributor to NRO's higher education blog, Phi Beta Cons.
Allison also has campaign experience. She volunteered for Students for Toomey in the heated Pennsylvania primary race against Arlen Specter. After the close loss, she was one of the original members of the Young Conservatives of Pennsylvania, which was created from the ashes of Students for Toomey. She later went on to serve as a field representative for the Robinson for Delegate campaign in Vienna , VA. During college, she also gained valuable political experience interning for the Leadership Institute and Young Britons Foundation in London , England.
After graduating summa cum laude in 2005 with a degree in business management, Allison joined the staff of the Leadership Institute's Campus Leadership Program as the senior campus services coordinator. Allison managed student contacts for the Midwest , planned national grassroots activism campaigns, and helped student groups fundraise, earn media, and plan great events.