We are passionate about making a difference to college access, one student at a time. This is who we are.
Amrit graduated from the largest inner-city public school in Nebraska. He understands first-hand the need for a scalable web-based platform to address the unmet gaps in college preparatory services. He is passionate about using the power of CS and the Internet for social good. He is particularly interested in removing systemic barriers to basic universal needs such as high quality education, healthcare, opportunities and the pursuit of happiness.
As a first-generation college student, Nathan understands first-hand how much of an impact a little guidance can have on the decisions a student makes when preparing for college. Through his experiences and through CollegePrep, he seeks to help future generations so that they don’t make easily avoidable mistakes that can be life changing.
Growing up as a DACA student in a small town, Raul understands the need for a scalable, technology-based solution that can deliver essential college preparatory resources to students even in the most underserved areas. He is devoted to removing all money barriers to high-quality college prep that can enable any student attend a college where she/he can realize her/his full potential.
Henry grew up in New Zealand and graduated from Duke University, currently working as a software engineer at Google in New York. He has worked with schools in Nepal to develop experiential learning and mentorship curriculum. His passion lies in leveraging technology to expand educational access and quality for all students, regardless of their background.
Having grown up in a household where family members sacrificed their educational goals for the sake of working to bring food to the table, Rebecca learned at an early age that resources can be limited in any student's academic pursuits. She currently studies computer science at the University of California, Berkeley, and aspires to bring awareness and action to the resource discrepancies between all students.
After growing up in Kentucky, Aaron is studying Computer Science and Chinese at Washington University in St. Louis. Aaron's enthusiasm stands with allowing equal access to educational materials for all students, independent of geographic location or financial situation.
Adnan is a New York native who is finishing his final year at New York University as a computer science major. He hopes to contribute his technical skills to the development of cool and innovative technologies that tackle some of the world's most pressing issues.
Born and raised in South Korea, Anthony is currently a junior at University of Massachusetts Amherst as a Computer Science major. Having served the South Korean Army and meeting soldiers of different educational backgrounds, Anthony hopes to make education available to anyone who is in need.
Anusha Datar is a first-year electrical and computer engineer at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. Before that, she went to Burlington High School in Burlington, Massachusetts. As an engineer, she hopes to use an analytical approach to solve human problems, especially those in the spaces of equity and education. When she's not writing code, making things, or helping in her community, she enjoys running and eating frozen yogurt.
Camilla is currently a Junior studying Economics and Computer Science at Washington University in St. Louis. Her goal is to leverage her business acumen and technical skills to help companies deliver great user experiences and execute visual design strategies.
From New York City, David has flown across the country to study at University of California, Berkeley. Currently a freshmen in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department, David aims to help implement and provide resources to help all students get into their dream colleges.
Originally from South Korea, GP studies Computer Science at NYU. Before college, he went to a boarding school in Holderness, NH, and he learned nordic ski there. GP fell in love with nordic ski and now goes skiing if time is available. GP hopes to contribute his technical skills to enable individuals to pursue their goals without geographical and financial barriers
Jeffrey J Rodriguez
Born and raised in San Diego, Jeffrey currently studies at Stanford University pursuing a degree in Computer Science. Growing up as a low-income person of color, Jeffrey found fulfillment and joy through education-related public service.
Originally from China, Josie is a recent graduate from Carnegie Mellon University where she studied product development. As a UX designer, Josie is passionate about using design to create a positive impact on people's lives.
Born in Taiwan and raised in Shanghai, Kevin is a current student at University of Southern California, majoring in Design and minoring in Computer Science. Kevin was inspired by his father who saves lives through bio-engineering and wanted to be like him. So, he uses his creative skills to address issues and aims to contribute to the society through design. He also loves playing League of Legends.
Born and raised in Seattle, Linda is currently a student at the University of Washington pursuing a major in Computer Science with a minor in Education, Learning, & Society. She is passionate about equitable education, having worked closely with systemically underserved students in reading and math. Linda seeks to utilize her interests and skills in STEM to reduce unfair barriers and enact tangible change.
Lucia G. Grandison
Lucia is a student at Washington University in St. Louis majoring in Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology with a minor in Computer Science. In addition to being a performer and musical theatre enthusiast, Lucia is passionate about trailblazing pathways for students from diverse racial, ethnic, socioeconomic and ability backgrounds in STEM fields in which these backgrounds are chronically and systemically underrepresented.
Born in Egypt, Michael currently studies Computer Science and Biochemistry at Tufts University, after which he had originally planned for a career in healthcare, prior to realizing his outstanding interest in software engineering. As he concludes his time at Tufts, Michael is dedicated to pursuing technical projects that have an outstanding impact on the community at large.
Peter grew up in Northern Virginia, and is currently a freshman at Williams College, studying Computer Science and Economics. Being a low income, first generation student, Peter hopes to give others like him an even better chance at achieving their dreams at a college of their choice.
Born and raised in New York, Rebecca is a current student at New York University, majoring in Computer Science. She wants to use technology to increase access to education for all students. In her free time, Rebecca enjoys creating digital art and playing board games.
Shuyi is a second-year student majoring in Computer Science and French at Grinnell College in rural Iowa. Before college, she grew up in Shanghai and lived there for 18 years. Shuyi is passionate about using digital tools to make education more accessible and more efficient.
Originally from Arizona, Simon studies Computer Science and Cognitive Science at Johns Hopkins University. In his free time, he loves to cook and work on side projects. With CollegePrep, he hopes to help create a world where anyone can attain quality education if he or she so desires.
Majoring in electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley, Sophia is motivated and ambitious about technology. She has worked to bring hope, education, and empowerment to both her community and to girls in underdeveloped areas - from hosting a coding summer camp at her high school to sponsoring over 500 girls their STEM educations in Guatemala's biggest dump city.
Born and raised in Mumbai, India, Tanvi is pursuing Masters in Computer Science and Engineering in IIT Bombay. She believes that education must be available for everyone who is willing to seek it. She is passionate about leveraging technology to simplify people's life.
Thu studies Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC Berkeley. Her vision is a world where education and health care are accessible to everyone. She also loves programming and playing video games.
Hailing from Toronto, Canada, Weizhen Sheng is studying networks/social systems engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. She is passionate about the growing role of tech in education, social networking, and the arts.
A Massachusetts native, Bobby completed undergraduate degrees at UMass Amherst in Chemical Engineering and Physics, and is now studying nuclear & particle physics at MIT as a graduate student. Bobby has been working as a tutor since high school, ran an undergraduate lab class in college, and wants everyone to have access to high quality, affordable, educational resources and tutors
Growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Fatima now studies Computer Science at Yale University. She strongly believes in the importance of accessible, quality educational resources for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds, and is excited to be contributing to a great cause with CollegePrep. Fatima is both a Technical Contributor and Ambassador at Yale for CollegePrep.
A sophomore at Harvard University studying applied mathematics and government, Maria is interested in applying her quantitative and analytical background to solving social justice issues. Maria is passionate about creating the educational resources and opportunities to help all individuals reach their potential and pursue their goals.
Having grown up in Pakistan, Muhammad is now studying Computer Science and Economics at Duke University. Muhammad's interests lie in working towards accelerating the pace of innovation and solving problems in the developing world using technology in a cost-effective manner.
Born and raised in Brazil, Renato currently attends UMass Amherst, where he double majors in Chemical Engineering and Mathematics. Renato is passionate about teaching, and believes that everyone should have access to high quality education. His main goal is to spread knowledge and information as much as possible.