Three-Time Best Selling Author. TEDx Speaker. Founder of College Shortcuts. Rice University graduate. Gupta’s goal is to make parents’ lives easier everyday. Featured as an education expert for ABC, NBC, CBS, and featured on TV, podcasts, radio, and much more for her expertise in the admissions process. Endorsed by Dr. Shefali, the leading parent expert featured on OPRAH, and Tony Robbins as a teen mentor for Global Youth Leadership Summit, Gupta has impacted thousands of teens over the last 12 years. Her proven system and formula has helped thousands of students get into their dream college and 95% of all families get scholarship money. She is relatable, fun, and hip, and has been awarded “Best Aunt Ever” by her niece and nephew, Adi and Anya. She already knows what their college essays will focus on and is excited to do the same for your child.
DominicManaging Director, College Consulting Clients
Manages the onboarding of every client and ensures client happiness. Ivy League education, and Dominic manages every consultant on the College Shortcuts team and ensures that all clients are getting everything they need. He is passionate about satisfying everyone within the College Shortcuts Family and is constantly looking for new ways to improve College Shortcuts from a client-experience perspective. Dominic deeply cares about every student he connects with. Fun fact: Dominic was terrified when he shared with his parents that he didn’t want to study medicine and switched to Political Science and Business. In high school, Dominic pursued political and government opportunities, interning for Senator Cory Booker (NJ) and working on the election campaign of current NJ governor, Philip Murphy.
DozieDirector of College Consulting
Dozie graduated from Harvard and has an MPhil in Public Policy (MPP) from Cambridge University as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. After business school, he worked as a management consultant at Boston Consulting Group. Dozie started his career as an industrial engineer in the Operations Management Leadership Program at General Electric. He has worked in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. For his entire education, Dozie has received full rides and paid stipends to attend. He is extensively trained in admissions and helps high achieving students attend the most competitive schools globally.
CecileChief Technical Officer
Fixes Things That Break. Developer That Gets Things Done. Mother. A ninja at getting any change on the site made, Cecile has over 10 years of experience in technology. She is a front end and back end developer who helps create elegant designs and implements them onto our website.
DavidChief Data Scientist
Results Driven. Constantly Improving Ads. Facebook Extraordinaire. David helps to ensure the College Shortcuts brand is one of the largest in college admissions on Facebook. Highly technical, he studies data non-stop to ensure that the right messages are getting to our customers. His goal is to spread the word about College Shortcuts to all 4 million families who are stressed about this process every single year.
We have many incredible consultants trained in College Shortcuts method, this is a sampling of our team. We go through over 1,000 resumes to pick one consultant on the College Shortcuts team. Our team is full of relatable consultants that go through a rigorous training program with College Shortcuts to be certified to work with us. We pull the best of the best across the country, and they are excited to work with your unicorn!
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Consultants And Academic Experts
Our team of highly sought after college admissions experts and academic advisors come from a variety of backgrounds and specialties. We take great care to pair each family with someone from our team who can best fit their immediate and long-term needs.
With First-Hand Experience
Trained by College Shortcuts
Of Their Graduating Class
Over 250 Years Combined