In 2364, she sat the Starfleet Academy entrance exam on Relva VII alongside T'Shanik, Mordock and Wesley Crusher. She admired Wesley, saying he was "cute," but also admired him for his intelligence. She failed to make it into the Academy, losing out to Mordock. (TNG: "Coming of Age")
Oliana reappeared in the Pocket Books trilogy Star Trek: Destiny, indicating that she had eventually succeeded in becoming a Starfleet officer, attaining the rank of lieutenant as of 2381 and the position of operations manager aboard the USS Aventine, under the command of Ezri Dax.