Home > About Lindsay > Work Samples

About Lindsay

Lindsay Johnson entered college on a journalism scholarship and earned her B.A. from the University of Oregon's Honors College, double majoring in Comparative Literature and Spanish. Obsessed with quality, Lindsay graduated Magna Cum Laude and was Editor of the Creative Arts Journal, and a contributing editor of Skipping Stones Magazine.   

Lindsay Johnson Online Essay Editor

During her undergraduate time at Oregon, Lindsay won numerous writing awards and served on a student advisory committee charged with recommending which application essays made the cut for selection into the Honors College. She also worked with local ESL high school students to improve their English language and writing skills through an Honors College community outreach program.

After finishing at Oregon, Lindsay earned a full academic scholarship to the University of Texas at Austin to pursue her Master's degree in Comparative Literature. Again, driven by her need for perfection, Lindsay earned High Honors (The University of Texas at Austin does not use Latin Terms - for example, Magna Cum Laude - on diplomas or transcripts to recognize, instead using the term "honors"). While at UT, Lindsay worked as a Teaching Assistant for the English Department, leading discussion sections for American, British and World Literature survey courses and grading academic essays and exams. She also served as an Undergraduate Writing Mentor at the Student Writing Center, participating in a program to mentor undergraduate students on résumé and application writing and essay composition. 

Since finishing her formal education, Lindsay has taught English Composition and Literary Criticism courses for various colleges and universities, as well as taught English language and composition courses at two high schools in Toulon, France.  She has also taught test preparation courses for the PSAT and SAT, focusing on the verbal reasoning and writing sections. Finally, Lindsay has assisted many individuals with their writing, working as a freelance editor on application essays, manuscripts, website copy, statements of purpose, cover letters, and more.   

Lindsay currently lives in Horseshoe Bay, TX with her husband and three children.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing, cooking, and hiking.