Penelope attended the University of Chicago, where she graduated with a major in Comparative Literature. She then completed a Master 1 at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Comparative Literature. She is currently a PhD candidate in Romance Studies - French at Cornell University.
Miki received her PhD in Anthropology from Johns Hopkins University and is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at UIUC. After receiving her BA magna cum laude from Macaulay Honors College at Lehman College, CUNY, she completed a U.S. Fulbright grant in Nepal, worked at the Harvard School of Public Health and NIH, and did MA studies at Universität Heidelberg in Health and Society in South Asia.
Julia graduated summa cum laude from Northeastern University with a major in cell and molecular biology. She is currently a PhD student at MIT studying the interactions between bacteria and bacteriophages, which are the viruses that infect bacteria.
Larisa received her BA in philosophy and psychology from Simmons College, an MA in philosophy from Tufts, a PhD in philosophy from UNC-Chapel Hill, and she was a postdoctoral scholar at OSU. Larisa was recently a Lecturer in the Brandeis University Philosophy Department. She is currently working on a book project about responsibility and forgiveness after traumatic wrongdoing.
Julia is an MD candidate at Harvard Medical School in the combined Harvard-MIT HST research track. At Harvard she has served as an interviewer and a voting member of the admissions committee, was co-chair of the HST student government, and has pursued research in clinical computational oncology.
Robert holds a BSc in Physics from Jacobs University and a PhD in Physics from Harvard University. For his work as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard, Robert won the Harvard University Physics Department’s White Prize for excellence in teaching introductory physics
Sara is a fourth-year medical student at Harvard Medical School. She is also pursuing a dual degree in Master in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Previously, she graduated summa cum laude from Miami University.
Iggy majored in Mathematical Sciences at West Point. He now studies machine learning and applied mathematical techniques at MIT, working at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory to develop algorithms that predict the impact of cyber-attacks on national defense systems.
Neal is a graduate of NYU, where he earned his BS in Computer Science. At NYU, Neal was a member of their NCAA Division 1 Fencing Team, and served as President for their Mathematical Finance Group and Deputy Head of Model United Nations.
Sasha earned her BS in Physics and Mathematics from MIT and her PhD in Materials Science & Engineering from MIT. Her PhD research focused on engineering new energy-efficient magnetic nanomaterials. While at MIT, she completed two research internships in France, worked as a visiting scientist in a German physics institute, and pioneered a new physics education program in Chile.
“Sarah played a big role in our son's admission to Harvard, his first-choice college. She joined our son's admissions process when we were all feeling a bit overwhelmed and lost. She was able to communicate with our son (and us) with wisdom, compassion, and skill, turning what could have been a trainwreck into an incredibly strong application. She listened to what we wanted and needed and put together a comprehensive plan that included forming the appropriate list of schools, brainstorming as well as editing essays, reviewing the Common Application, preparing for interviews, and providing the encouragement that he/we needed along the way. Sarah works with total integrity, honesty, empathy and productivity. Our son applied to three schools Early Action and had nine more applications ready to go for Regular Decision in case the early schools didn’t work out. All of these applications were as strong as the first ones—she is that organized. We cannot quite put into words the work that Sarah did to help our son through this process, but we know that she has influenced his entire educational outlook and for that, we are forever grateful.”
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