Lauren Cook

Associate Dean of Admission

Why MHC: I originally came to Mount Holyoke as a student because of the excellent classroom experience, distinct diversity, and beautiful campus. I was thrilled to be offered work in the Admission Office upon graduation, as my student experience was truly transformative. After seventeen years in Admission it continues to be a joy to share our community with prospective students and their families.

Regional Responsibilities: AZCA, NMOR, WA

College Attended: Mount Holyoke College and Northeastern University (M.Ed)

Major: American Studies

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

Favorite Vacation Destination: Hawaii, California wine country, Cape Cod

Favorite Movies: Heathers, Boyz in the Hood, Into the Wild

Favorite Books: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers, Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay, White Like Me by Tim Wise

Favorite Musician/Group: De La Soul, Rilo Kiley, REM, most R&B and hip-hop

Favorite Food: Pizza

Favorite MA Restaurant: India Palace in Northampton

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