UCEazy Uniquely Simplifies the College Admissions Process for 1st- And 2nd-Generation Immigrant Families
UCEazy Uniquely Simplifies the College Admissions Process for First- And Second-Generation Immigrant Families
Personalized program offers college guidance services for students and parents
SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 20, 2017) – UCEazy was founded on the premise that there had to be a way to simplify the college admissions process for first- and second-generation immigrant families. Co-founders Vinnie Gupta and Vaitheesh Kolady, both first-generation immigrants, started UCEazy to help families understand all the nuances to secure admission for their children into top tier universities such as Stanford, Univ. of California and Ivy League colleges.
With the new school year in full swing, college is on the forefront of the minds for most parents of children in grades 8 through 12.
“By providing students targeted guidance to properly apply for top-quality college admissions, we’ve discovered that it significantly reduces the stress for both the child and parent,” said Gupta. “UCEazy members have easy access to top-quality admissions experts and resources, as well as an understanding of the specific needs that immigrant families seek.”
Even though the co-founders have had successful careers in the U.S. as immigrants, they struggled with understanding how to best prepare their children for college in America. Through their journeys as parents, they learned that top tier colleges seek special and unique students. They specifically built the UCEazy program to help first- and second-generation immigrant families such as themselves.
UCEazy differentiates itself by providing college guidance geared towards first- and second-generation immigrant families. Types of services offered through affordable programs include:
- High-touch, high-quality, one-on-one counseling that is offered via videoconference, via phone and in-person.
- Counseling programs for parents and students to ease the transition to high school.
- Educational webinars geared specifically for parents that take them through the process and expectations of the high school journey in the U.S.
- Seminars, webinars and workshops that address topics often challenging to immigrant families with children in U.S. high schools.
“We believe that the team at UCEazy is uniquely qualified to address the college admissions counseling needs of first immigrant families because we have personally experienced this journey with our own children,” said Kolady.
Upcoming free seminars targeted for parents and their child in grades 8 through 12 include:
- Financial Aid – Funding Your Future
- Sunday, Oct. 22 from 11:00-12:15pm, San Jose Gurdwara (San Jose, CA)
- Think differently to get into top tier US Colleges
- Sunday, Oct. 29 from 11:00-12:30pm, Livermore Temple and Community Center (Livermore, CA)
UCEazy provides private coaching (counseling) to prepare students – from 8th grade through 12th grade – and their families for taking the next step to the college of their dreams. UCEazy also created a “Giving Back” Program to provide free college admissions counseling to students from low-income immigrant families. We seek both applicants as well as donors of money and time. For more information, please visit www.UCEazy.com.
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