A Cut Above The Rest
Our hand-selected international counseling team has decades of collective experience and expertise in American higher education. The team is led by seven head counselors, each of whom has evaluated tens of thousands of applications at the most selective universities in the country.
Arun Ponnusamy - Vice President
Former Director of Admission, University of Chicago. Former Assistant Director of Admission, Caltech. Former Application Reader, UCLA.
Meredith Graham - Head Counselor
Former Associate Director of Admissions, Cornell University. Former Associate Director, University Service Center, Boston University. Former
Academic Advisor, Purdue University.
Lauren Nicholson - Counselor
MA, New York University, English. BA, UCLA, English. Has personally reviewed over 800 applications and essays.
Nandita Gupta - Head Counselor
BA, Princeton University. Former Admission Officer, Stanford University. Former Analyst, JP Morgan.
Jordan Kanarek - Counselor
Admission Intern, Gettysburg College, 2013. Director of Private Tutoring, The Princeton Review, Washington, D.C. UCLA College Counseling Certificate Holder.
Katie Sprague - Counselor
MEd, Columbia University, School Counseling. MEd, Columbia University, Psychological Counseling. Former College Counseling Intern, High School for Math, Science, and Engineering.
Monica Brown -Head Counselor
MEd, Harvard University. BA, Stanford University. Forrmer Senior Admission Officer, Harvard University. Former Assistant Director of Admission, Wellesley College.
Maureen Gelberg - Head Counselor
Former Associate Director of Admission, USC. Former Senior Admission Counselor, University of Michigan. Former Application Reader, UCLA.
Monica Rude - Counselor
PhD Candidate, University College London Institute of Education. Former College Counselor, I-Shou International School, Taiwan. UCLA College
Counseling Certificate Holder.