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.

Allen Rigby

Director of Program Strategy

As the UCEazy Director of Program Strategy, Allen utilizes his experience with highly-selective college admissions by guiding students through the application process. In addition, Allen focuses on program development and expansion to ensure a comprehensive and holistic Academy experience for UCEazy families.

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.

Pamela Prescott

Pam has 20+ years in college and career counseling at top high schools in the LA area. Her work guiding students and families won her Counselor of the Year at the district level. Pam provides support to her students from course selection, Dual and Concurrent Enrollment, career research and college admissions.

Nicole Varveris

Nicole is an energetic counselor with 6+ years of experience working with high achieving students at Stanford’s Online High School. Nicole is passionate about guiding students through High School and puts an emphasis on getting to know her students holistically to best support them using a student-focused counseling approach.

Jenna Evarkiou

Jenna has 20+ years of experience in counseling in a high ranking public high school in California. Her expertise in the college application process provides invaluable insight in helping students navigate their college path. Jenna is also passionate about helping her students build awareness on what drives them for their future.

Kariny Contreras-Nunez

Admissions Expert

Kariny has extensive knowledge of the admissions process at various institutions. Over the past decade she has worked for Gettysburg College, Washington & Jefferson College, and Purdue. Most recently, as a Senior Assistant Dir. of Admissions at Purdue, she was a member of the College of Engineering Review Team for six years.

Christina Acker

Admissions Expert

Christina has 20+ years of experience working in education including Admissions at University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine. She has spent the last 7 years at a private high school in the Los Angeles area supporting students and their families navigate the college admissions process.