Dr. Lindsay Cohen

Lindsay-largeA Senior Admissions Consultant at Spark Admissions, Lindsay Cohen is a veteran educational advisor with experience guiding students in admissions and higher education. Dr. Cohen works with students to help them develop their academic skills, expand their extracurricular interests, and attain admission to their top choice schools.

Previously, Lindsay served on the faculty at Harvard University, where she taught in the History and Literature concentration and in the Harvard Writing Program. She also served as an undergraduate academic advisor. As a writing instructor at Harvard, Lindsay taught first-year and advanced undergraduate seminars and also worked one-on-one with students, helping them improve their individual writing skills and their essays. This vast experience, along with her work as a college admissions coach, makes her uniquely equipped to help students organize, develop, and revise their college applications and essays. Her scholarly background and her experience in academic advising gives her exceptional insight into the range of schools, programs, and opportunities available. Moreover, after working in the Tufts University admissions office and as an alumni interviewer, Lindsay understands the process through which schools assess applicants and she is eager to work with students and their families to help them find the right fit.

Lindsay was a Crown Fellow at Brandeis University where she earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in American history. She lives in Needham, Massachusetts with her three sons and her husband, a realtor.

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