Faculty / Lis Bensley

Administrative Role: College Counselor

Extension: x203

Department: Student Services

Ms. Bensley’s career spans multiple arenas. Her professional writing experience includes reporting for the New York Times, and as a Senior Writer/Editor for Oncology Times and MEDICA: Women Practicing Medicine. She taught writing for 10 years, and has been working with college-bound students since 2005 tutoring, providing resume and essay guidance and teaching ACT, SAT and PSAT preparation workshops. Ms Bensley has also completed the UCLA College Counseling Certificate Program. She is a parent of a 2003 Kirby graduate.


  • M.A., Education, San Jose State
  • B.A, English and Psychology, Trinity College (Hartford)
  • College Counseling Certificate, University of California, Los Angeles

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