As our virtual Post-Secondary Counselor, Lauren’s primary role is to offer a unique, hands-on approach to helping students discover their own paths while they prepare for transitions of all kinds. Lauren is here to support our students with navigating the college admissions process, managing college applications, exploring alternative post-graduation plans, academic planning and development, college essay coaching, and much more!
Lauren has over ten years of professional experience working as a counselor in education and mental health serving students of all ages. She has been a Post-Secondary Counselor at Fusion for the past five years and splits her time supporting multiple Bay Area campuses. Lauren has helped hundreds of students navigate post-secondary planning and the college admissions process. Lauren earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from North Carolina State University and then went on to earn her Masters’ Degree in Counselor Education from East Carolina University. Before coming to Fusion, Lauren worked as a Licensed K-12 School Counselor in both middle and high school settings and as a School Based Therapist in North Carolina. Lauren is very passionate about working with youth and providing guidance to students as they discover their unique path. In her free time, Lauren enjoys exploring San Francisco, listening to live music, snowboarding, and traveling back to the south to visit family and friends. Fun Fact: Lauren has driven cross-country seven times as a counselor on a 23 day teen leadership program called Teens Westward Bound. Ask her about it!