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GRE Prep Course Coordinator
Jennifer Cook is a doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at UK, where she also received her MS in Counseling Psychology. Before moving to Lexington, Jennifer lived in Texas where she received her BA in Psychology from Baylor University while working as a peer tutor for student athlete services. Jennifer has served as a university and a private tutor for academic coursework, test preparation, and study skills since 2007 and is excited to begin working with Academic Enhancement. She enjoys teaching and ultimately hopes to get an academic position focused on teaching and research. In her spare time, Jennifer likes to hang out with her spouse and friends, watch sports (trying to become a bigger UK fan), read, and care for her two pets.
Bailey Grossl is originally from Ashland, Kentucky. She is currently a doctoral student in Counseling Psychology, where her research interests focus on the effectiveness of continuous outcome assessment for individuals in therapy. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Georgetown College in 2008 and her M.S. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2010. She is excited to begin working at Academic Enhancement as the TRP Coordinator and Seminar Instrutor. In her spare time, Bailey enjoys spending time with friends and family, cheering on the Pittsburgh Pirates, reading, and playing with her puppy, Calvin.
Study Smarter Seminar Coordinator
Kayla Johnson comes to us from Gallipolis, OH. She is a Masters student in the Higher Education program here at UK. She graduated from Marshall University in WV in 2012, earning Bachelor’s degrees in Secondary Education, English, and French, and graduating with a 4.0. As an undergraduate, Kayla spent her time competing with the Speech and Debate Team and working as a Senator for the Student Government Association. After teaching high school in France as a Fulbright Scholar, Kayla decided that secondary ed just wasn’t her thing and turned her sights toward higher education instead. Her current research interests include philanthropy and academic outreach. For fun, she enjoys watching Disney movies, playing golf, and is an avid recycler. Kayla lives in Lexington with her fiancé, Brad, and their furry little fuzz ball, Miley.
Dana is a working toward her Ph.D. in higher education through the Educational Policy and Evaluation (EPE) department. Her research interests include student cultures, especially students' romantic relationships, and gender issues. She has a Masters in school counseling and a B.A. in Psychology. Over the last several years, she has worked at various private colleges as a Student Affairs Administrator. Although most of her professional experience is in Residence Life, she is interested in enhancing students' overall academic and campus experiences.
Dana enjoys reading, watching movies, spinning, and having good conversations over lattes. She lives in Lexington with her husband, Casey and her cat, Marley. As Dana is originally from New Jersey and her husband is from Atlanta, she also likes long road trips and singing along to her iPod!