Meet the Writing Consultants

Allegheny’s writing consultants are a diverse, multidisciplinary group of undergraduates with rich interests and a shared passion for working with other writers. We look forward to getting to know you and your writing in the Learning Commons.


Spring 2021 Writing Consultants

Emily Yasinsky is a senior majoring in Communication Arts with a minor in Journalism for the Public Interest. She is originally from Butler, Pennsylvania, but hopes to one day live in San Francisco or New York City. She loves theater, writing, drinking tea, and binge watching crime dramas.






Sarah Halprin is a senior majoring in English with minors in Spanish and Medieval and Renaissance studies. She is a proud native Texan and dreams of someday opening a bakery. In her free time, she listens to music, goes hiking, and drinks too much tea. Sarah is also the world’s biggest Harry Potter fan.





Pearl Cooper is a senior English and Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies major. She is from Corning, NY and runs cross country and track for Allegheny College. In her spare time, she likes to read, write, watch Netflix, and spend time with her friends, family, and cats.




Sarah Teel is a senior majoring in Neuroscience and minoring in English. She am from Waterloo, New York. Besides spontaneously breaking into song, she likes to play her flute and saxophone, go hiking, bake, blacksmith, draw, travel, and garden. She loves Victorian novels and realistic fiction, though she also has a deep love for Harry Potter and a few other fantasy series.



Lauren Isaacs is a junior from a town just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  She is an English major with a Chemistry minor. On campus, she is involved in UNICEF, Overkill Literary Magazine, Hillel, and the swimming and diving team.  In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, writing, photography, scrapbooking, and hiking.