Meet Our Mentors

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Joanna

Northwestern 2019

Hometown: Los Angeles

High School: South Pasadena High School

College Experience: Delta Sigma Pi, Finance & Investment Clubs, Women in Business

Career: Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley

Why Elevate: Understand the challenges coming from public schools as it relates to college / careers planning

Major: Econ & Poli Sci

Ask Me About: Navigating College Admissions out of Public Schools, Career Planning, Women in Business

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Jason

University of Pennsylvania 2021

Hometown: New York, NY

College Experience: Business/Finance Clubs, Entrepreneurship

Career: Investment Banking

Why Elevate: Want to share my learnings on what worked well for me from the college admissions process

Major: Business / Finance

Ask me About: College Admissions, Career Planning

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Akhil

Northwestern 2020

Hometown: New York City

High School: Friends

College Experience: President, Northwestern Investment Management Club; Phi Delta Theta

Career: Investment Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Why Elevate: Opportunity to guide others on college / career journey

Major: Econ & French

Ask Me About: College Admissions, Career Planning, Extracurriculars, Study Abroad

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Matt

Columbia 2021

Hometown: Boston, Mass

College Experience: Student Government, Finance Group

Career: Investment Banking, New York

Why Elevate: Interested in sharing lessons I have learned on my own college and career journeys

Major: Business

Ask me About: College Admissions, Career Prep

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Jocelyn

UChicago 2021

Hometown: New York, NY

High School: Stuyvesant High School

College Experience: Maroon Capital, Women In Investing

Career: Investment Banking / Investing

Why Elevate: Given challenges faced as a first generation immigrant applying to college, Elevate allows me to use that knowledge and experience to help others 

Major: Economics

Ask me About: College Admissions, Women in Business, Networking, Non-profit work

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Keith

University of Maryland 2019

Hometown: Bethesda, MD
High School: Walter Johnson
College Experience: Co-Founder, Smith Finance Group, Alpha Kappa Psi, Smith Ambassadors
Career: Investment Banking
Why Elevate:  Elevate fulfills a crucial need, which has been present for quite some time, for affordable mentorship that sets students up for success by addressing aspects of life after high school. I enjoy and passing on my knowledge about life experiences in an impactful and meaningful way
Major: Finance & Accounting
Ask me About: College Admissions, Excelling in the Classroom, College Life, Extracurriculars, Career & Internship Preparation

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Haaris

Northwestern 2020

Hometown: Chicago, IL

High School: Hinsdale

College Experience: Sports Analytics Club, Delta Tau Delta, South Asian Alliance, Model Nations

Career: Management Consulting

Why Elevate: Finding good mentors is challenging. Being able to help others with the big change of entering college is very rewarding

Major: Economics & History

Ask me About: College Admissions, Career Planning, Analytics

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Alex

University of Pennsylvania 2022

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

College Experience: Business Clubs, Student Government

Career: Technology / Finance

Why Elevate: Share with others what I have learned from the college admissions and career search processes

Major: Business, Computer Science

Ask me About: College Admissions, Career Planning

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Grace

UChicago 2022

Hometown: Garden City, NY

High School: Phillips Academy

College Experience: Maroon Capital

Career: Quantitative Investing

Why Elevate: Mentorship has always meant a great deal to me. Learning from the experiences wonderful leaders in tech and business paved the way for me to be interested in these fields

Major: Data Science Economics

Ask me About: Balanced Approach to College Selection, Women in Technology & Business, Computer Science / Data Analytics as Careers

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Mary

Northwestern 2022

Hometown: Fremont, CA

High School: American High School

College Experience: Delta Sigma Pi, Women in Business

Career: Finance

Why Elevate: Help students who take an early interest in careers, especially business

Major: Econ & Quant Social Sciences

Ask me About: College Admissions, Career Planning, Coming from a STEM Background

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Abir

UChicago 2022

Hometown: Newtown, Connecticut

High School: Hopkins

College Experience: Maroon Capital, Private Equity Group

Career: Investment Banking / Finance

Why Elevate: My experiences so far can be very helpful to high school students as they think about college and career paths

Major: Economics & Computer Science

Ask me About: College Admissions, Positioning your application, Pursuing your passions / strengths

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Austin

Northwestern 2020

Hometown: Fort Wayne, Indiana

High School: Canterbury High School

College Experience: Phi Delta Theta, Club Golf, Investment Management Group

Career: Investment Banking, Piper Jaffray, San Francisco

Why Elevate: Most high schools offer little guidance outside the scope of "state-specific" careers; I want to help high schoolers by giving them specific guidance on admissions and careers, especially in Business / Finance

Major: Economics & Psychology

Ask me About: College Admissions, Career Planning, Sports in College

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James

Northwestern 2022

Hometown: New York, NY

High School: Horace Mann

College Experience: Investment Management Club, Sustainable Energy Certificate

Career: Finance & Energy

Why Elevate: Help high schooler be in position to be more successful in college and life

Major: Economics

Ask me About: College Admissions, Sustainable Energy Careers

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Zhi

UChicago 2019

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

School: St. Paul's School

College Experience: President, Maroon Capital, Pi Beta Phi 

Career: Investment Banking

Why Elevate: Help students navigate college and career paths

Major: Economics & Creative Writing

Ask me About: College Admissions, Careers, Extracurriculars

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Agnay

UChicago 2020

Hometown: Abu Dhabi
College Experience: President, LTF Ventures (Venture Capital), Maroon Capital, Investing Club
Career: Investment Banking, JP Morgan
Why Elevate: Particularly passionate about guiding students through college applications/ career choices
Major: Economics
Ask me About: College Admissions, Career Planning

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Jason

Columbia 2020

Hometown: Washington, DC

College Experience: Finance Group, Social Impact, Tennis

Career: Investment Banking, New York

Why Elevate: Want to mentor other students so they can be successful on their college and career journeys

Major: Economics / Business

Ask me About: College Admissions, Career Prep, Social Impact, Sports

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Saanchi

Northwestern 2021

Hometown: New Delhi, India

High School: The Shri Ram School

College Experience: Alpha Kappa Psi, Alpha Phi, Investment Management Club, Women in Business, International Student Association

Career: Summer Analyst, Private Equity

Why Elevate: Love working with aspiring students and mentorship creates a great positive impact

Major: Economics & Poli Sci

Ask me About: College Admissions, Careers, Extracurriculars, First in Family/International College Applicants 

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Thomas

UChicago 2021

Hometown: Davis, California
College Experience: Maroon Capital, Energy Policy, Economics Research
Career: Investment Banking, Greenhill
Why Elevate: As a first generation immigrant, I'm aware of the difficulty in navigating college & career opportunities; therefore I want to make help other students using my learnings
Major: Economics, Statistics, Philosophy
Ask me About: College Admissions, Careers,

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Kevin

UChicago 2021

Hometown: Dublin, Ohio

School: Dublin Jerome High School

Career: Investment Banking / Consulting

Why Elevate: I want to be the kind of mentor I needed but didn't have when I was in high school

Ask me About: College Admissions, Career Planning

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Tony

UChicago 2021

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

College Experience: 

Career: Quant / Consulting

Why Elevate: I enjoy teaching and sharing my experience and learnings with others, and am a proven and passionate mentor 

Major: Economics, Data Science, Linguistics

Ask me About: College Admissions, Essays, Quantitative Backgrounds

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Aadi

UChicago 2022

Hometown: Manila, Philippines

College Experience: Maroon Capital, Crypto-asset investing, UNESCO Volunteer

Career: Investment Banking

Why Elevate: Use my experiences to help others in college admissions and career journey

Major: Economics & Computer Science

Ask me About: College Admissions, Standardized Testing, Essays, College Experience

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Tony

Northwestern 2022

Hometown: Singapore

High School: Nanyang Junior College

College Experience: Chinese Student Association, Alpha Kappa Psi

Career: Business / Finance

Why Elevate: Challenging to find good mentors in college application process. Opportunity to give back with the knowledge / experience I have gained

Major: Economics & Quant. Social Sciences

Ask me About: College Admissions, Pre-professional development, International students applying to US universities

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AJ

UChicago 2021

Hometown: Geneva, Switzerland

College Experience: Impact Investing, Maroon Capital, International Leadership Council, 

Career: Investment Banking

Why Elevate: Help students understand and navigate all aspects of college admissions and experience

Major: Economics & History

Ask me About: Healthcare Careers, Networking, International College Admissions

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Shreya

UChicago 2022

Hometown: Jaipur, India

College Experience: Maroon Capital, Entrepreneurship, Student Government

Career: Finance

Why Elevate: Immensely enjoy contributing by helping students erase typical myths and decipher the otherwise complex process of college applications and scholarships

Major: 

Ask me About: College Admissions, Scholarships

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