Stacy Johnson is a Success Coach with ten years of experience helping students break through roadblocks that hinder success. She builds dynamic relationships based on professionalism, honesty, and collaboration that allow students to tap into their greatest potential. Through discussions and exercises, students achieve positive, transformative results.
Stacy grew up in the Bay Area writing short stories in the margins of her notebooks and taking pictures of the California Coastline. She earned an MFA in English and Creative Writing from Mills College where she graduated with honors. As the recipient of the Mary Merritt Henry Prize for excellence in poetry, Stacy combines photography and poetry to explore the intersections of visual and verbal learning styles.
Stacy’s admissions experience is wide-ranging. Her experience as an Associate Director of Admissions has valuable application in guiding the college search and completing the admissions process. She is a member of the National Association for College Admission Counselors (NACAC), Bay Area Graduate Admissions Professionals (BAGAP) Secretary, East Bay Consortium Board Member, and PEN America. Even as an undergraduate, Stacy was concerned with college success and wrote her senior undergraduate thesis about factors contributing to college graduation rates.
Stacy is writing her first novel, a redemption story chronicling the lives of three women as they overcome life’s challenges in the 1950s. Stacy studies photography under the leadership of award-winning photographer and author, Matt Herron.