Lindsey Feikes

Lindsey Feikes

Admission Counselor


Phone: 515-271-2097

Territory: Cedar Rapids and eastern Iowa, including zip codes beginning with 504, 506, 507, 522-525; St. Paul and eastern Minnesota, including zip codes beginning with 550, 551, 556-559

Educational Background: B.A., University of Northern Iowa

Hometown: Ackley, IA

Three interesting things about Lindsey:

  1. I have a collection of movie ticket stubs.
  2. I have double-jointed thumbs.
  3. I was lucky enough to take a trip to England and Scotland with my sister last year.

Why do you love Drake? The first impression I had, even before my first day of work, was that everyone on campus—students, faculty and staff—are so incredibly friendly and helpful. Also, the flexibility and variety students have inside and outside of the classroom at Drake is incredible.

What is your favorite thing about Des Moines? I grew up in a small town, so there are a lot of things I love about Des Moines. The skyline is beautiful, especially at night. There are numerous places to shop—my favorite is Jordan Creek Mall. And there are so many great places to eat, and plenty of healthy options too! 

Advice for prospective students: Visit the colleges/universities that you’re interested in (a website can only tell you so much). And try your best to stay off your phone while visiting. Really take a good look at the campus, and ask current students a lot questions about what it’s like to be a student.

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Apply Now - Application for Fall 2017

Visit Now - Campus visits offered Monday-Friday

Available Now - FAFSA for Fall 2017

Mid-October - Application & scholarship review begins for Fall 2017 students

October 20 - Campus Preview Half-Day

October 21 - Campus Preview Half-Day

October 28 - Project Teach: Visit and View Teacher Ed@Drake

October 29 - Politics Visit Day

November 4 - Business BlueChip Expo Visit Day

November 5 - STEM@Drake Visit Day

November 14 - Campus Preview Day

December 1 - Early Action Priority Deadline

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