Cresti currently lives in Daejeon, South Korea and will move to Seoul in the near future for her graduate study. She will be studying in Hankuk University of Foreign Studies majoring in International Development Studies with full scholarship from the Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP). She is currently taking the Korean language training program in Chungnam National University that is compulsory for the scholarship. Cresti received her Bachelor's degree in Humanities from the Faculty of Humanities in Diponegoro University. During her undergaduate study, she was awarded The Best Student (Mahasiswa Berprestasi) of Diponegoro University and was selected as a National Finalist in 2011. She also actively took part in Undip's Debating Forum and was selected as a delegate for Harvard National Model United Nations in 2010. Prior to her study in Korea, she was a Youth Trainer for volunteers in an NGO called Indonesia International Work Camp (IIWC).