Our Story

Founded in 2015, Stoodnt is a Palo Alto (California) based, leading education technology company focused on helping students with career and college admission guidance and help.

Our vision is to have Stoodnt help every student in high school, irrespective of their background and geographic location, with an opportunity to realize their aspirations of studying in colleges and programs in countries such as USA, UK, Canada, Australia etc. that can help share their successful professional career, growth and personal development.

We provide a platform to research programs and to connect with mentors, college admission guidance counselors and college recruiting teams who could help them in the process of admission.

The platform leverages data, technology and people to provide a solution to make it easier for students and parents during the college admission process and in helping them make the best decision.

Our Principles and Commitment

  • Delivering high quality guidance service and striving to achieve the highest level of customer satisafction.
  • Ensuring we have service options affordable to all students.
  • Ensuring ethics and integrity is the basis for everything we do.
  • Committing to provide free counseling for underpriviliged students.

Investors, Advisors

Stoodnt's investors and advisors include existing and former CEO's of public and private companies who believe in transforming global education with the help of technology and cross-border experiences for the benefit of students, parents and colleges.

Our counselor network has highly experienced counselors with years of counseling experience helping students get admitted to Ivy schools and Tier-1 colleges in U.S such as Harvard, Stanford, U.C Berkeley, Columbia etc.

Key Team Members

Counselors and advisors

Dan
Experience
10+ Years
Education at
Harvard and Georgetown
Expertise
Undergraduate & M.B.A
About
"Assisted hundreds of students with academic achievement, standardized tests, college admissions, and a wide range of other education-related goals".
Prof. Marlis
Experience
15+ Years
Education at
St. Johns and Harvard
Expertise
Career guidance & Undergraduate Admissions
About
"Brings years of teaching from SUNY, NY and Villanova. Well recognized admission counseling expert".
Anjali
Experience
10+ Years
Education at
U.C. Berkley and NYU
Expertise
Early stage and undergraduate admissions
About
"Proven experience in helping students with admissions to Ivy League and top colleges".
Lorainne
Experience
10+ Years
Education at
UCLA and Savannah
Expertise
Early stage and undergraduate admissions
About
"Reputed education expert and member of number of national and global counseling associations".
Ellen
Experience
10+ Years
Education at
Connecticut College and Plymouth State University
Expertise
Summer programs, early stage and undergraduate admissions
About
Ellen has twelve years of college counseling experience. She has worked at independent, international and public schools. She finds great enjoyment and fulfillment in assisting students and their families with the college search and application process.
Jennifer
Experience
10+ Years
Education at
Harvard, Boston College & Middlebury
Expertise
Undergraduate admissions
About
Years of experience in college admission counseling for U.S. and Australian colleges. Have worked with number of students on admissions to Ivy league, top colleges and getting them financial aid.
Monica
Experience
7+ Years
Education at
Shri Ram College
Expertise
Career Guidance
About
A Chartered Accountant and SRCC alumnus, Monica is trained in assessment from VIMHANS, is an accredited MBTI trainer and a Solution Focused Therapist
Chelsea
Experience
10+ Years
Education at
Swarthmore College and Stony Brook University
Expertise
Early stage, career guidance and undergraduate admissions
About
Chelsea has more than ten years of experience in U.S college college admission counseling and helped many number of students across the globe to get admission into top colleges of U.S.
Mark
Experience
20+ Years
Education
Masters
Expertise
Graduate and undergraduate admissions
About
Mark Gathercole is a professional university advisor with a master's degree and more than 20 years of experience helping students find their ideal universities. He has worked with approximately 600 American and international families in their university searches
Grace Hinds
Experience
12+ Years
Education
M.Ed. & Ph.D.
Expertise
Graduate admissions
About
Grace Hinds is passionate about helping students succeed in college degree and certificate programs. Ms. Hinds started her education career as an admissions officer, subsequently, she's held the following college executive titles: director of student services, acting dean of students, adjunct professor, higher education consultant, senior academic advisor to master's degree students, and director/chair of academic advisement and success programs.
Stephen Eliano
Experience
8+ Years
Education
University of Pennsylvania, M.S. Ed. Higher Education
Expertise
Graduate admissions
About
With years of experience in Academic Advising and College Admissions, Stephen has a strong passion for helping students achieve their academic and professional endeavors. As he thoroughly enjoys working with students to find the best fit college/university, and assisting them with their application process, he is very knowledgeable in a wide range of higher education institutions and admissions criteria (i.e. Ivy Leagues, Top Ranking Universities, Liberal Arts Colleges, HBCUs, etc.).