A published author, I have extensive experience utilizing my writing expertise to help others through college and postgraduate admissions processes–including my brother, a JD candidate at Harvard Law School.
As a senior in high school, I won the New York Times Award for nonfiction writing, the national Scholastic Art & Writing gold medal award, and was a finalist for the Norman Mailer award. I applied to more than a dozen different undergraduate institutions–all of which accepted me. Strategically, I sought to attain a generous merit-based scholarship. I succeeded in winning a Johnson Scholarship from Washington and Lee University–a full merit-based scholarship that funded my entire undergraduate education.
During college, I was inducted early into Phi Beta Kappa, graduated summa cum laude, and was a Rhodes Scholar finalist. After graduating, I started my own college counseling business and webpage, dedicated to helping students find scholarships, write application essays, and prepare for college interviews. Through this project, I assisted over 300 international students. I also assisted my brother in successfully applying to the top 15 law schools in the country.
I have a passion for teaching and mentoring students. As the daughter of Venezuelan immigrants, I am particularly keen on helping international or first-generation students enter into academically rigorous and prestigious American institutions.