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ReadyEdgeGo

We started ReadyEdgeGo in 2012, with one goal in mind. We wanted to be the best college applications service in the world — seriously, in the world. Since we opened, we have helped almost a thousand students get into their dream schools with a 100% success rate.

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One Student at a Time

We wanted to be the best college applications service in the world — seriously, in the world. Since we opened, we have helped almost a thousand students get into their dream schools with a 100% success rate.

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    Simply put: we love what we do. In fact, we wouldn’t have left our jobs at Google and Wall Street unless this really mattered to us.

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    We know what it’s like being a student. We are all unique. Hence, we build relationships with balance and individuality in mind.

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    World-Class

    Our team consists of tested experts in college admissions and career planning. We are all ambitious, capable communicators and educators.

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Where Our Students Go

Our college mentorship and college counseling students attend various schools in Fremont, CA and other parts of the Bay Area, nationally and internationally. We pride in serving students from all demographics and spectrum. Our true testament is the acceptances into the colleges of their choice. Our students attend

2017

  • UC Berkeley
  • Columbia
  • NYU
  • Purdue
  • Harvard
  • UC Davis
  • UCLA
  • U Chicago
  • Case Western
  • Occidental

2018

  • UChicago
  • UC Berkeley
  • Columbia
  • NYU
  • Purdue
  • Harvard
  • UC Davis
  • UCLA
  • WashU
  • UPenn
  • UW, Madison
  • Boston University

2019

  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UCLA
  • Columbia
  • NYU
  • Purdue
  • Harvard
  • UIUC
  • U Chicago
  • U Michigan
  • Case Western

2020

  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UD San Diego
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Irvine
  • U Chicago
  • U Penn
  • UIUC
  • Cornell
  • Case Western

2021

  • UC Berkeley
  • UC Davis
  • UD San Diego
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • UC Los Angeles
  • UC Irvine
  • U Chicago
  • Barnard
  • Purdue
  • UIUC
  • Columbia
  • UMich
  • UW, Madison

Community Outreach Program

  • 1-scholarship

    ReadyEdgeGo is committed to providing greater access to college counseling, and the REG Scholarship is one way we are looking to help.

  • 2-pathway

    The community outreach program supports underserved students from getting the help they need to find their college pathway.

  • 3-application

    Please complete the following application with as much detail as possible. Our selection committee will review each application in entirety and notify you of our decision.

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Vinay

Unlike other college mentorship services, ReadyEdgeGo makes it a point to provide a high level of individual attention.

Vinay
UC Berkeley, CS
Alex

I thought I was doing well until I found ReadyEdgeGo. Their guidance during writing the numerous essays was invaluable.

Alex
Penn, Biochemistry

Liz Robles

Arts and Digital Arts Major Advisor

Q: How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 2

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: I love to motivate students to find their true passion. It’s so rewarding to see students succeed in a field they enjoy.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: I enjoy arts and crafts, doing outdoorsy things such as hiking or picnics and the nightlife with friends.

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Time management is key. Have a healthy balance between your work/school and social life.

Pranshul Goel

Biological Sciences Major Advisor

Q: How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 1

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: The ability to help students find their passion for their lifelong careers.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: I am an avid hiker/backpacker, musician, and love to learn about medical breakthroughs

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Take time for yourself and enjoy life, so that when you are in school, it does not feel like a chore.

Xenia Bremseth

Essay Editor

Q:How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 14

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: When they have the lightbulb moment and everything clicks into place for them.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: Travel, yoga, run, hike, eat lots of good food

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Enjoy life as it today; don’t be in such a rush to be an adult because most of life is being an adult.

Bridgette Well

Essay Editor

Q:How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: In writing, editing, tutoring, and college support, I have a combined 9.5 years of experience

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: I like getting to know students as individuals, holding space to help them connect more deeply with themselves, witnessing “green light” moments when new ideas or perspectives create a positive shift, and learning what feels important to them.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: I enjoy spending time with friends, meditation and yoga, listening to music, being in nature, making/consuming art (painting, singing, poetry, performance), and learning about the world and universe we live in.

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Be kind to yourself.

Ariana Lee

College Admission & Applications Advisor

Q:How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 12

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: I love hearing their stories. There's so much to discover about a person. It's very rewarding when my students get comfortable and know that I'm there for them.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: Swim, read, write, sing, enjoy nature, and play with my two crazy boys.

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Do what you love, and everything else will fall into place.

Tam Minton

College Consultant

Q:How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 16

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: I love getting to know them and helping them know themselves!

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: Scuba dive, write, travel.

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Don't worry about everyone else's opinion, be your authentic self!

Julian Hoffman

College Admissions & Scholarship Coaching

Q:How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 5

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: Hearing each student's unique stories, guiding them in discovering their passions, and helping find their voice!

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: I am a figure skater, world traveler, dessert aficionado, and devotee of the Pioneer Woman, the Barefoot Contessa, and Maneet Chauhan!

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Work hard now -- procrastinate later!

Aaron Togelang

Engineering and Computer Science Major Advisor

Q: How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 2

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: It's amazing getting to know the unique and diverse passions that drive each student

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: Sleep, but also video games, climb, scuba dive, and ride my motorcycle

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Do things. Just get out there and try as many cool new things you can! You never know what you'll love until you give it a shot.

Tylar Pendgraft

Essay Editor

Q: How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 9

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: I love how open students are to learning and trying new things. As mentors, we get to see so much growth simply because our students are so open to new experiences and are looking forward to applying their learning and other skills.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: In my free time I like to read and write. I also spend a lot of time just watching--my dogs, birds, trees. I also enjoy baking and cooking (even though I'm terrible at baking).

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: It's never too early or late to start practicing self-care. Build moments of joy and celebration into your week. Give yourself a treat for working hard. It's important to have things to look forward to. If you can get into the habit now, you'll have a much more balanced college experience.

Miguel Barranco

Biological Sciences Major Advisor

Q: How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: Three years

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: I enjoy getting to know them on a personal level and helping them see that their life story/experiences are unique and matter.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: I coach wrestling at the high school level. Enjoy spending time with my husky, Lucy, on runs or hikes. Dancing mainly bachata and salsa. Collecting retro video games and playing them from time to time.

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Make time to do things you love outside of academics. Whether that is clubs, music, art, sports, etc.

Anika Sherma

Major Advisor

Q: How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 16

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: Inspiring a student towards self discovery, and wanting to learn about everything there is in the world. Reaching this moment can take time, but it's what makes it worth it every time.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: Outdoors hiking, photography, gardening, and reading.

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Do the thing that moves you, or be moved by forces not your own. The choice is yours.

Tushar Singla

Chief Technology Officer

Q: How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 4

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: Watching them accomplish great things.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: Watch Formula 1, play ice hockey, and watch TV.

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Spend time exploring different things -- you have a long time to become an expert.

Dan Zhou

Chief Executive Officer

Q: How many total years of experience do you have in your current role, including but not limited to ReadyEdgeGo?

A: 16

Q: What about working with students do you most enjoy?

A: Inspiring a student towards self discovery, and wanting to learn about everything there is in the world. Reaching this moment can take time, but it's what makes it worth it every time.

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?

A: Outdoors hiking, photography, gardening, and reading.

Q: What is your one piece of advice for high schoolers?

A: Do the thing that moves you, or be moved by forces not your own. The choice is yours.

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