In 2364, she took the Starfleet Academy entrance exam on Relva VII alongside T'Shanik, Mordock and Wesley Crusher. Mirren considered Crusher lucky for having had his experience aboard the USS Enterprise-D.Upon hearing he would turn sixteen in a month, she wished him happy birthday.
Unlike Wesley, for whom she perceived academic excellence as coming easily, she mentioned that she had to work harder to get good grades. When he tried to correct her assumption by saying that he had to study all the time to get where he was, she told him, "It's a good thing you're cute, Wesley, or you could really be obnoxious," and left. Wesley was pleased by her compliment.
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.