Our Experts

Founder, Chief Advisor

Sahil Mehta MD

Dr. Mehta is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Columbia University and the University of Chicago. He is on faculty at Harvard Medical School and is known world-wide as an expert in admissions.

College Coach

Ben Robison MD

Dr. Robison is a MacArthur award winning writer and physician. While completing his MD degree at Stanford University School of Medicine, he made things that inspire creative action and studied how adults learn. Ben holds degrees from Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Stony Brook, and Stanford Universities. 

College Coach

Sydney Matthes

Sydney is a former Assistant Director of Admission at George Washington University serving both in the undergraduate and law school admissions offices. In addition, she has several years experience coaching families and students in grades 9-12 through the college and career process as a college counselor on the high school side of the desk. Sydney earned a BA from West Virginia University and a MA from George Washington University.

College Coach

Michael Robinson

Michael has over 30 years of education experience, serving in roles including as Director of Admissions at University of Maryland. He also lead the transfer admissions.

College Coach

Liz Davis

Liz Davis holds an BS and MBA from Fordham University, where she also served as the Assistant Director of Admissions. She has worked with students in all facets of college admissions.

Director, Pre-Med Advising

Renee Marinelli MD

Dr. Marinelli is a former admissions committee member at UC Irvine Medical School and an authority on pre-med advising. She has been featured on US News and World Report numerous times.

College Coach

Sarat Munjuluri

Sarat was the former Director of College Counseling at Sacramento High School and has served on the admissions committee of UC Berkeley and UCSF Medical School.  After graduation, he became a Spanish/English elementary school teacher through Teach For America in Houston. 

Student Success Manager

Tracy Lampl

Tracy has been involved in education for 25 years and is the former Dean of Student Services at New England Institute of Art and pre-law advisor at Boston University.

College Coach

Robert Rivas

Robert has fifteen years experience in college admission, having begun his career at Williams College shortly after graduation.  While at Williams Robert oversaw the admission office’s publication suite, served as the liaison to the Financial Aid Office, and on the Board of Directors of NECBAC, a consortium of college counselors from private schools on the East Coast.  

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