Rebecca Lazarus

Rebecca Lazarus

Essay Coach

Rebecca has extensive experience as both a college counselor and a high school English teacher. Rebecca is passionate about supporting students in developing their writing skills and achieving their goals. She excels at building relationships and establishing a positive rapport with her students and families.


I currently work on the programs team of a national education company. Prior to my current role, I was the director of a high school’s college counseling department where I supported students and families through the entire college application process.

Coaching style:

I am passionate about working with students, and I love using my own lifelong passion for writing to help students develop their own writing skills and achieve their goals. I use my extensive experience as both a former college counselor and English teacher to assist with building confidence and developing the skills needed to navigate the college application process.


In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and family, reading, traveling, and cooking.


  • BA in English & BS in Human Development – SUNY Binghamton University (NY)
  • Masters in Teaching – Marian University (IN)


  • Certification in College Counseling – Columbia University Teachers College (NY)
  • New York State Teaching Certification (ELA 7-12)