Meet The Team
Director and Co-Founder
BA, English, University of CA, Los Angeles
MA, Counseling Psychology, Franciscan University of Steubenville
Fun fact: I played soccer for the UCLA Division I Women's team and developed a passion for psychology during my time there.
BA, Stanford University
JD, UC Hastings School of Law
Fun fact: I entered college as pre-med major, changed my mind then went to law school, and finally found my true passion working with students to achieve their college dreams.
Director of Academic Tutoring
BA, Government and International Politics, George Mason
Fun fact: I studied international relations in the D.C. area. There, I got a truly unique look at global politics working for a Saudi prince for nearly two years.
BS, Economics, UCSD (in progress)
Fun fact: In college I have pursued a passion for math and economics; however, I have had the opportunity to take courses in architecture and anthropology that have really influenced my interest in traveling around the world. I've already been to over 15 countries!
Environmental Studies, Baylor
Fun Fact: I taught myself how to play 5 instruments!
BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCLA
Fun fact: I discovered my passion for teaching during my Environmental Science course at UCLA while teaching underprivileged youth about climate Science.
College Counseling, Essay Writing
BA, History and Government, Centre College
MA, Education, University of Kentucky
Fun fact: When I taught in Japan, I joined a Tea Ceremony Club and am now an expert in the craft.
BA, University of California, Irvine, Earth System Science
Fun Fact: I volunteer for a wolf rescue where I feed injured wolves by hand and heal them back to health.
BS, Aerospace Engineering, UC Irvine
Fun fact: At UCI I worked as a member of the UC Irvine "Design Build Fly" team to win the 2013 AIAA DBF competition. A love for math and science led me to a career in teaching.
BA, English, San Francisco State University
Fun fact: My name means "victory at sea" or "fierce island"!
BS, Computer Science and Engineering (in progress)
Fun fact: I wrote code that now sits in the Arctic World Archive. 250 meters deep in an Arctic Mountain."
BS, Biological Sciences, UC Irvine
Fun fact: I've worked in the operating room at the UCI medical center.
BS, Neuroscience. Minor: Chemistry, University of Pittsburg
Fun fact: While studying neuroscience, I did a research project with 32 monkeys studying the genetic component of stress sensitivity.
SAT and ACT Instructor
BA, English, University of Notre Dame
MA, Education, LMU
Fun fact: In college, I focused on Latin and Ancient Greek which led me into the field of teaching.
BS, Biomedical Engineering, UC Davis
Fun Fact: For my senior medical design project, I designed an incredibly fancy toilet to measure acceleration and force."