Kelci Lynn Lucier

Education Expert


M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, Harvard University

B.A., English and Comparative Literary Studies, Occidental College


  • Over 10 years of experience working in higher-education positions
  • Wrote College Stress Solutions (Adams Media, 2014)
  • Publishes a weekly blog for U.S. News & World Report, The College Experience


Kelci Lynn Lucier is a former writer for Thought co who specialized in writing about college life. Her background includes work as an advisor in college admissions, in college residence halls, in student activities and residence life offices, and dean of students office. Kelci was also a program officer with the Great Lakes Colleges Association, where she worked with 12 member colleges to design cohesive course programs.

Kelci wrote the weekly U.S. News & World Report blog, The College Experience. Her work appears on CNN Headline News, the Katie Couric's show,,, Cosmo GIRL, WSJ on Campus, and She made expert guest appearances on Growing Up With Dr. Jerry Brodlie and WCBS 880's Opening Bell. Kelci wrote the well-received book, College Stress Solutions (Adams Media, 2014)


Kelci Lynn Lucier received a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Higher Education Administration from Harvard University in 2000. She holds a Bachelor Arts (B.A.) in English and Comparative Literary Studies from Occidental College.

Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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