She's back in New York State (home of so many Russian national champions) and is studying criminal forensics.
"My skating helps me a lot right now, just with the discipline for school and meeting people ... that I need for my future," she said. "When I meet new people at school and I tell them about my history, they are like, 'Wow, really?' I tell them, 'Yeah, but I didn't get to go to prom,' and they're like, 'Who cares? You got to travel the world.'"