Who is Guiding Your Child to College?

The student to college counselor ratio in US Public High Schools is 475:1. A UCEazy counselor is focused on college admissions for your child. The student to college counselor ratio at UCEazy is typically under 15:1.

UCEazy uses highly experienced college admissions experts (counselors) to guide students whose parents did not attend middle school, high school or four year college in the United States. Each of our counselors average 15 years or more experience and have Master’s degrees at the minimum. They go through a rigorous interview process. They can even assist with special situations like transfers, international admissions, or athletic admissions.

UCEazy was founded by first-generation immigrants, and understand what these families are experiencing. We give your family high-quality college admissions guidance at affordable prices.

Amy Pimentel

Admissions Expert

Amy Pimentel has worked in college access, counseling, and student services for over 12 years. Amy formally served as an External Reader of UC Berkeley Admissions for several years.

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Andrew Jezierski

Admissions Expert

As an admissions advisor at University of Chicago, AJ specializes in admissions to top ranked colleges. AJ has worked as a college admissions counselor on both the East and West coasts at elite private high schools.

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Anna Cavanaugh

Admissions Expert

Anna is an experienced college admissions counselor with Masters in Educational Counseling. She has helped students get accepted into Stanford, Harvard, USC, UCLA and more.

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Abby Croft

Admissions Expert

As the Assistant Director of Admissions at Rose-Hulman and Assistant Director of Non-Resident Recruitment at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Abby reviewed thousands of applications for highly competitive engineering, science and pre-med programs. As an academic advisor at Purdue, Abby assists students in choosing classes to make progress towards achieving their undergraduate degrees along with planning for internships, employment and graduate school.

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Blair Betts

Admissions Expert

Blair has helped students from diverse backgrounds gain admission to top colleges like Cornell, Harvard, Stanford, USC, Swarthmore, University of Chicago, Caltech, U.Penn, Columbia and MIT. Worked as an admissions officer at two universities.

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Brian Ford

Admissions Expert

Brian has served as the Director of College Counseling for an elite private school near Boston as well as an Assistant Director of Admission at Boston University and Bryant University. He has reviewed 60,000+ college applications including admissions reviews for BS/MD programs and has assisted students in gaining admissions to schools such as Harvard, Princeton, Duke, Northwestern and other top tier colleges around the world.

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Dr. Cynthia Gutierrez

Admissions Expert

As an alumni of UCLA in both undergraduate and graduate work, Cindy loves her work as an external reader of UCLA applications. Cindy’s 15+ years of experience working with students to gain admissions into their top choice colleges, makes her a top expert in working with students and families.

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Chris Sharp

Admissions Expert

As an Assistant Director of Admission at CMU, Chris received extensive training in quantitative majors ranging from computer science, mathematics, natural science, and engineering to economics, finance, and even architecture. He has a keen eye for how students can differentiate themselves when applying to these incredibly selective majors.

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Deanna Goldberg

Admissions Expert

Deanna has over 25 years experience in college admissions counseling. She is a UCLA graduate and is a reviewer for the prestigious UCLA Alumni Scholarship Program.

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Deema Shehabi

Admissions Expert

Deema is an experienced private college counselor passionate about helping students develop both qualitative and quantitative factors to tip the scales in college admissions. She has over 10 years of experience in working with high school students in college admissions and currently serves as the College Counselor at a high ranking Bay Area high school.

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Esperanza Solis

Admissions Expert

Esperanza is an experienced college admissions counselor with a Masters in Educational Counseling & Pupil Personnel Services.

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George Mailat

Admissions Expert

George has guided more than 9,000 students through the admissions process process. He enjoys assisting students secure offers of admission and financial aid packages to hundreds of school. This includes nearly every Ivy League, UC, Cal States, and other top-ranked institutions within California and out of state.

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Jennifer Brookover

Admissions Expert

Jen has spent 12 years as a school counselor in both Philadelphia and in California, which provides her insight and experience with both East and West Coast universities. Jen also serves as the Director of College Essay Writing Program at UCEazy which is why she always thinks about how activities will be best communicated in a college essay.

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Jose N. Ireta

Admissions Expert

With over 18 years of experience working as a college admissions counselor his students boast acceptances to UC Berkeley, USC, UCLA, USD and Stanford and a number of his students have been recipients of the prestigious Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship.

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Julia Tushaus

Admissions Expert

Julia is an experienced, student-centered, comprehensive counselor, passionate about working with diverse populations. Julia has worked in top ranked public and private high schools for over 10 years including LA, San Diego and the Bay Area. Julia’s students have a long list of acceptances to top colleges including all Ivy’s, Univ of Notre Dame, USC, Univ of Michigan and much more.

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Kelly Hedgspeth

Admissions Expert

Kelly attended the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, where she earned a Masters of Education in Mind, Brain, and Education. In her work with students, she puts specific emphasis on mentoring to enhance self-exploration, goal-setting, and self-advocacy skills while helping students plan for their future college admissions aspirations.

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Kellee Carter

Admissions Expert

Kellee has more than 22 years of experience working and recruiting for undergraduate and graduate college admissions. She currently serves as an assistant director of enrollment in a California State University.

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Karen Rowe

Admissions Expert

Karen has 20 years of college admissions counseling experience and expertise with students from both public schools and rigorous private schools. She has been an External Reader for UC Admissions for several years and understands what top tier colleges are looking for. Karen is also the Director of the College Admissions Program at UCEazy.

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Jocbethem Tahapary

Admissions Expert

With over 25 years professional experience working on both ends of the college application and admissions process, Jocbethem is the ideal counselor for developing students as well as getting them into their dream college. Jocbethem has served as admissions counselor and assistant director in three university admissions offices and as a counselor at top ranked high schools in California.

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Katy Watts

Admissions Expert

Katy has over 15 years of experience working as a college admissions counselor including an international school with the top ranked International Baccalaureate program. Katy’s international experience helps students she works with gain an competitive advantage over their local competition.

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Keyon L Anderson

Admissions Expert

Dr. Keyon Anderson has worked as an External Reader for UC Berkeley Admissions, College Peer Advisor, Motivational Mentor/Coach/Speaker, and as a Director of a College Access Program in California. In addition to his professional college access roles, he is also a published author and business owner.

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Laura Duran

Admissions Expert

Laura is a Bay Area native who attended Mission San Jose High School and has 10+ years of experience working both as a counselor and in the college and career center for two of the most highly ranked high schools in California. In her work with students, Laura puts emphasis on supporting students in their development in order to maximize their chances of success for college admissions.

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Leena Yee

Admissions Expert

Leena has more than 17 years of experience working as college admissions counselor with Masters in Educational Counseling & Pupil Personnel Services.

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Dr. Monica E. Randall, PhD

Admissions Expert

Monica has over 25 years of experience in the college admissions space. Having previously served as VP of admissions and financial aid at a university, Dr. Randall is an expert at guiding students to their dream college. Dr. Randall has three post graduate degrees including her Doctorate in Public Policy.

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Melissa Royal

Admissions Expert

Melissa has more than 12 years of professional experience in admissions and academic advising. She has worked in college recruitment as well as in university student services providing transitional support for admitted students and in Melissa’s current position, she provides counseling services to high school students applying to universities.

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Michael Tsai

Admissions Expert

Michael has 15 years of academic, college applications, and test prep experience. He has guided students that have been accepted into Stanford,UC Berkeley, UCLA and other top tier colleges

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Natalie Rodriguez

Admissions Expert

Natalie is an experienced college admissions counselor, community college counselor and a professor knowledgeable with IB and AP programs.

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Nicholle Wyatt

Admissions Expert

Nicolle Wyatt has over 14 years of experience as an External Reader at UCLA and UCSD Admissions offices. Also, she has been the Lead Admissions coach for USC’s Bovard Scholars Program. With over 25 years of college counseling experience, including time at an elite private high school, Nicholle knows what it takes to get students into their dream college.

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Rachel Mack

Admissions Expert

Rachel has more than 15 years of experience working as college admissions counselor with a Masters in Educational Counseling & Pupil Personnel Services.

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Ray Prado

Admissions Expert

Ray has spent his career in higher education starting at UCLA as an academic advisor, the Outreach and Recruitment Director at the UCLA School of Medicine, then 12 years at Caltech working in the Undergraduate Admissions office. Ray is a global minded Ph.D who boasts some of UCEazy’s most significant top tier university experience.

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Richard Napora

Admissions Expert

Richard has 20 years of experience in college admissions counseling with a Masters in Educational Counseling & Pupil Personnel Services.

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Shari Schussel

Admissions Expert

Shari is an Experienced, holistic focused counselor with extensive work with Bay Area families. Shari has worked for nearly a decade at Monta Vista High School which is the top STEM school in California and also is an External Reader at UC Berkeley Admissions. Currently, Shari serves as the Director of UCEazy College Prep Program.

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Spencer Barr

Admissions Expert

Spencer is an experienced college admissions counselor with 20 years of working with high school students as a mentor, coach and counselor. His work is student focused as he prides himself in helping students look within themselves to find the aspects they most want in a post-secondary institution.

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Stephanie Sachs

Admissions Expert

Stephanie has more than 27 years of experience as a college admissions counselor at the high school level. Stephanie is also an External Admissions Reader for UC Admissions.

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Dr. Tina Singh

Admissions Expert

Dr. Tina Singh is an experienced and passionate admissions counselor with an extensive STEM background including: Biochem major and research at UCSD, sat for the MCAT, currently AP Chemistry instructor with a high AP pass rate.