Contact an Admissions Counselor
We know you are comparing lots of different colleges. We’re here to make that process as easy as possible. Our admissions counselors are a great resource throughout your entire college search process.
Contact us with any questions you may have about Lesley—our programs, the culture, or what makes us stand out. Talk to us about what you’re looking for, and we can help you decide if Lesley’s a good fit. Call, email, text, or set up a one-on-one meeting with us in Cambridge. Have questions about your application to Lesley? We can help with that, too. Ask us about deadlines or requirements, and get advice on how to make your application stand out.
Throughout the year, Admissions Counselors will be conducting virtual visits to offer opportunities for students to meet with them one-on-one or in small groups, as well. See our counselors' schedule here
Find Your Counselor
Each counselor works with areas of the United States and internationally. Click "read more" under their bios to see who your counselor is. Counselors are available for virtual or phone one-on-one meetings, interviews, and accepted student meetings. Our BFA Specialists are also available for virtual portfolio reviews.
Mike McCarthy, Associate Director of Admissions
Melissa Essman, Associate Director, Regional Recruitment
Area of focus at Lesley: First-year students applying to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
“What I love about Lesley students is their willingness to always want to do better. Be it pushing themselves to succeed in their area of study, tackling and mastering something new, or acting as a force for good in the world around them, each student I have encountered has seized the opportunity to leave a positive impact on the Lesley community and beyond, each in their own, unique way.”
Email Melissa: email@example.com; Call or Text Melissa: 617.765.1118
Read more to see if Melissa is your counselor.
- South Shore Massachusetts (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
- Central and Western Massachusetts (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
- Connecticut (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
- Midwest States (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
- New Jersey (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
- Southern States (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
Mary Dion, Associate Director of Admissions
Area of focus at Lesley: Transfer students and applicants to adult degree completion programs
"I love helping students find the academic path that best works with their busy schedule and career goals."
Email Mary: firstname.lastname@example.org; Call or Text Mary: 508.812.9519
Erik Gullard, Senior Assistant Director of Admissions
Regions: Northeastern Massachusetts, Southeastern Massachusetts & Cape Cod, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rocky Mountain Region
“Lesley offers students the opportunity to explore and I love when students have their ‘aha’ moment and realize their passion.”
Email Erik: email@example.com; Call or Text Erik: 617.326.5217
Rocky Cotard, Assistant Director of Admissions and Urban Scholars Initiative Specialist
Lesley Ells, Assistant Director of Admissions
Regions: Western Massachusetts, Eastern Connecticut, Rhode Island, Midwest Region
"Lesley is an excellent place to understand the world while also learning and exploring new cultures in this local-global nexus!"
Email Lesley: firstname.lastname@example.org Call or Text Lesley: 617.917.2018
Bradi Hajjar, Director of International Recruitment and Student Success
Area of focus at Lesley: International applicants, and students once they arrive in the U.S.
“At Lesley, there’s a supportive and welcoming community that you’ll feel from your first step on campus.”
Email Bradi: email@example.com; Call or Text Bradi: (617) 397-3409