Kelci Lynn Lucier

Education Expert


M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration, Harvard University

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


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


Kelci Lynn Lucier is an education expert and writer specializing in college life. Her background includes work as an advisor in college admissions, college residence halls, 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 an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Harvard University in 2000. She holds a B.A. in English and Comparative Literary Studies from Occidental College.

Awards and Publications:

  • 2017 Idaho Accomplished Under Forty award
  • 2017 Idaho Press Club Award, receiving 1st, 3rd, and honorable mention designations
  • "Navigating the Unexpected: The Importance of Mentoring for Student Affairs Professionals" (, 2015)
  • "How to Find the 'Smart Kids' in an Online Class" (US News and World Report, 2015)
  • ​​​College Stress Solutions: Stress Management Techniques to Beat Anxiety, Make the Grade, Enjoy the Full College Experience (Adams Media, 2014)

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