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Eric Eng, Founder and CEO

BA, Princeton University

Eric Eng is the Founder and CEO of AdmissionSight and has over 10 years of experience guiding students through the college admissions process. Eric graduated with a BA from Princeton University and has one of the highest track records in the industry of placing students into Ivy League schools and top 10 universities. Eric was a National Merit Scholar, National AP Scholar, USA National Chemistry Olympiad Top 500 in the country, Siemens Westinghouse Competition Semifinalist Top 300, received the Caltech Signature Award for creativity in math and science, and won numerous other national accolades. He’s been featured on US News & World Report for his insights on college admissions, and knows exactly how to get into the very best schools. You can also find him regularly blogging on Quora with nearly 6 million views.

Matt Wyatt

Matt, Senior Consultant

BA, USC Film School

Matt is a Senior Consultant at AdmissionSight and leads our Senior Editor College Application and Passion Project Programs. Matt is a gifted writer and his work has been featured on The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, SportsCenter, CNN, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Ad Week, SlashFilm, Disney, and Vice. He is also Warner Brothers Television Fellowship and PAGE screenwriting competition finalist. Matt earned a BA in Film Production from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts, the #1 film school in the country where he received a full tuition Trustee Scholarship for academic excellence.

Leon, Senior Consultant

BA, Harvard University

Leon is a Senior Consultant at AdmissionSight and has deep experience helping students craft together powerful personal statements for college admissions, summer program applications, transfer admissions, and graduate school admissions. In addition, Leon helps guide students to develop their personal qualities and extracurricular “hook” through spellbinding writing techniques. Leon graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English (highest honors) from Harvard University where he was also a U.S. Fulbright Scholar and earned his MFA in Creative Writing from the Iowa Writer’s Workshop.

David, Research Scientist

PhD in Physics, UC Davis

David is a Research Scientist at AdmissionSight and has a PhD in Physics from the University of California – Davis, where his research focused on utilizing a tsunami wave simulator and machine learning techniques to develop novel early warning systems. David was heavily involved in a particle physics research group at Fermilab, America’s national accelerator laboratory. He was funded to work there through a scholarship recognizing his self-driven high school science projects, including a fusion-based project presented at the Regional Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS). David has deep experience in physics, machine learning, mathematics, and statistics.

Adi, Research Scientist and Senior Consultant

PhD in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Adi is a Research Scientist and Senior Consultant at AdmissionSight and has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, where he built a portable and affordable digital health diagnostics device that utilized magnetic-sensing technology to rapidly detect viral biomarkers in humans with just several droplets of blood. His invention won the Distinguished Prize Award in an international digital health competition held by the prestigious XPRIZE foundation. He received his BSc and MSc both in Electrical Engineering from California Institute of Technology (Caltech), where he focused on semiconductor device research. While at Caltech, he volunteered in the admission office as an admission application reviewer for undergraduate admissions.

Kush, Private Tutor and Research Scientist

MPH, Yale University

Kush is an AMC10/12 and SAT Private Tutor and Research Scientist at AdmissionSight and a biostatistician at the Yale School of Public Health, working towards an MPH in epidemiology. He previously graduated from University of Southern California where he studied health promotion and statistics. During his time in middle and high school, Kush was an avid math and science competitor and has won several awards from AMC10/12/AIME and Science Olympiad competitions. Now he spends his free time tutoring math to young students as well as guiding students through econometric research models. Kush hopes to share his enthusiasm and skills to the next generation of mathletes and statisticians.

Ethan, Research Scientist

BS in Neuroscience, UCLA

Ethan is a Research Scientist at AdmissionSight and graduated with a BS in Neuroscience and a minor in Entrepreneurship from UCLA. There, he led a non-profit that focused on mentoring science to underserved students and inspired them to address fascinating real-world world questions through their science experiments, for which he won the Charles E Young Humanitarian Award. After UCLA, he went on to be a fellow in machine learning at Google where he worked on computer vision and natural language processing models using TensorFlow, Keras, OpenCV, and NLTK and optimized such models across cloud GPU’s. Ethan has deep experience in machine learning, big data, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and natural language processing.

George, Senior Consultant and Research Scientist

MSE in Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania

George is a Senior Consultant and Research Scientist at AdmissionSight, leading our Passion Project and Science Research Programs as well as teaching the SAT, AP exams, and AMC10/12 math competitions. George graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an MSE in Computer and Information Science, as well as New York University with a BA in Math and Computer Science. While at UPenn, he worked as a research assistant on a Natural Language Processing (NLP) project, as part of which he enhanced state-of-the-art NLP algorithms to help robots understand human commands. This project resulted in a paper that was published in the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) conference. George has a strong background in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and mathematics.

Ota, Senior Consultant

BSE, Princeton University

Ota is a Senior Consultant at AdmissionSight and has deep experience helping students navigate the complex admissions process. In addition, Ota teaches the SAT/SAT Subject Tests and has achieved 5s on Calculus BC, Biology, Physics C, and Computer Science. His focus is on college application  and strategy, as well as private individual tutoring helping students perform at a high level on standardized tests. Ota studied Computer Science and Engineering at Princeton University.

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