Maame won over $300,000 in grants and scholarships as an undergrad at NYU. She had worked in Zambia as a Princeton in Africa fellow and made a hobby out of helping students get accepted into their dream schools and research programs at Johns Hopkins and NYU, to name a few. As a current graduate student at the London School of Economics, Maame is fully funded to study development through the lens of environmental policy. In her spare time, Maame writes for the Garlic Project and makes YouTube videos about college applications and travel.
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Ariel is a current student at Yale studying Psychology and Data Science (for now at least)! She likes drawing, cooking, baking and gaming in her free time, so feel free to ask her to game with you. She loves making friends with her students.
Avery majors in computer science at UC Berkeley. He hopes to continue to pursue a Master's degree in computer science and then enter the software development industry. Besides helping prospective college students with their essays, he enjoys baking macarons and playing Nintendo Switch in his free time.
Chase graduated from Harvard and has helped hundreds of students apply to colleges and graduate schools. Having spent his teenage years in Taiwan and the U.S., he understands the struggles faced by international students and third culture kids. With an undergraduate degree in economics at UC Berkeley, Chase also worked in data analytics, asset management, and sports broadcasting before PANO. After work, he enjoys food, photography, and watching the NBA.
Vadim graduated in the inaugural Asian Studies class from the University of Maryland. He then went on to become a Mandarin Instructor at The New Century School in Baltimore, Maryland. Vadim has successfully helped students increase their SAT I Reading and Writing score by an average of 200 - 300 points and their essay scores by 10-15 points.
Michael is majoring in Applied Mathematics and intends to major in Economics for his master degree. In his free time, he loves making music with his Acappella team and getting insights from friends. Although the college application process is not always pleasant, Michael still enjoys and likes the idea of writing essays and helping students discover the stories that they want to share.
Vernon graduated from Yale University and is now a law student in Toronto. He will be working at an renowned law firm based in New York. Though he has studied, worked, and lived in multiple cities, Vernon sticks firmly to his Taiwanese roots, as he was graduated from Taipei European School. Vernon draws from his personal experience to help students with all aspects of the university-application process. In his spare time, Vernon enjoys eating good food, watching TV, and going to karaoke with his friends.
Doris grew up in Taipei and moved to America when she was 18 for college. She studied economics at Harvard College (class of 2015) and later pursued a Master's degree at UNC Chapel Hill. She currently works at a startup in New York and enjoys exploring museums, browsing Reddit, and helping international students succeed in America.
Mindy graduated from New York University with a degree in Economics and Business, and grew up in three different countries. Mindy is currently a global marketer at L'Oreal and has worked in the media and entertainment industry in corporate strategy. She is excited to help students translate their unique narratives and perspectives into admissions essays.
Mitchell has over 4 years of experience working with students in both Hong Kong and California. He has helped students prepare for SAT, ACT, AP, IB, etc. He is going to become a lawyer and will practice corporate law at one of Canada’s top law firms. Mitchell is familiar with different application processes and is passionate about helping students improve their writing skills.