Professors

Carolyn Reynolds

Essay Coach

Carolyn has been teaching English/Language Arts and Study Skills for 8 years, ranging from 7th to 10th grade and believes everyone can become a writer. She excels at helping reluctant young writers become empowered and engaged. Carolyn enjoys guiding students to discover their writing strengths and helping them develop skills.

Chris Sharp

Career Pathways Lead

As an Assistant Director of Admission at CMU, Chris received extensive training in majors ranging from computer science, math and engineering. With 16+ years at the university level and elite private high schools, he has a keen eye for how students can differentiate themselves while applying to the most selective majors.

Cyrus Elia

Social Media & Video Production Manager

With a specialization in music production and a keen eye for detail, Cyrus leads our video production and social media team. He is integrated into our Programs in order to highlight UCEazy’s impact. As a person who understands our students' journey, Cyrus is passionate about the UCEazy mission.

Cynthia Darling

Essay Coach

Cynthia has been a high school English teacher in independent high schools for 20+ years. Her treasured role has been guiding high school seniors in writing their college personal statements and supplemental essays. Cynthia has also served as part of the Admissions Committee where she conducted reviews of student writing.

Carmen Livingston

Essay Coach

Carmen is a highly experienced college educator, who has spent 20+ years preparing first generation students for college admissions through personal essay writing. She has worked as a journalist for publications such as The Syracuse Newspapers and has taught courses focused on research-based writing and argument.

Chris Sharp

Admissions Expert

As an Assistant Director of Admission at CMU, Chris received extensive training in majors ranging from computer science, math and engineering. With 16+ years at the university level and elite private high schools, he has a keen eye for how students can differentiate themselves while applying to the most selective majors.

Chris Nielsen

Essay Coach

Chris has been an English teacher for 16+ years working with students in grades 8th through 12th. His strengths include helping students from diverse cultural backgrounds grow their confidence in writing. His approach to coaching supports students in finding their voice and writing a compelling story.