Main Staff Members:
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GEORGIA EUGENIDES

Co-Founder & Tutor

Georgia holds a B.A. in Political Science from Brown University, and is an incoming J.D. candidate at Stanford Law School. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of College Approach, Georgia helps high school students with their application essays. She also has experience in helping students with disabilities apply to college, having done so herself.

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ZAINAB QURESHI

Co-Founder & Financial Aid Specialist

Zainab graduated from Rutgers University in 2022 with a B.S. in Biotechnology. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Public Health. Longterm, Zainab hopes to focus on  education and healthcare reform. At College Approach, Zainab helps high school students apply for financial aid through FAFSA. She also tutors current college students in STEM fields. 

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VAISH GAJARAJ 

CFO & Tutor 

Vaish is student in the College of Engineering at Cornell University. After scoring a 36 on his ACT, Vaish interned at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. Vaish assists with the financial aspects of running College Approach, offers ACT tutoring, and helps students find suitable internships.

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HAMZA NISHTAR

Board Member 

Hamza serves on the board of directors at College Approach. He is a student at Georgetown University and is knowledgable about testing and the transfer process. His SAT score falls in the 99th percentile. 

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SAAD FAROOQ

SAT Tutor 

Saad Farooq is an experienced SAT Tutor with an SAT score above the 99th percentile. He has worked in SAT preparation for 6+ years at companies including Varsity Tutors and a prominent Ivy League preparatory foundation. 

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PRANAV BASKAR

Tutor 

Pranav is a Dean’s List student at Northwestern University, pursuing degrees in journalism and political science at the Medill School. Away from school, he’s a prize-winning freelance reporter, and formerly a nationally-decorated debater—ranked within the top five teams countrywide.

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JANKI RAYTHATTHA

Tutor & Financial Aid Specialist

Janki is a sophomore at New York University's College of Arts and Sciences. She is majoring in Nutrition & Food Sciences and helps students apply for federal grants and loans. She also helps students pick out their majors.

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DR. BARNES-JOHNSON

Educational Consultant

Dr. Barnes-Johnson is a progressive science educator interested in issues of equity in the science learning space. She has more than fifteen years experience in curriculum, assessment and professional development. She currently teaches at Princeton High School. Dr. Barnes-Johnson helps pair students with tutors from College Approach.

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AYESHA IBRAHIM

Educational Consultant

Ayesha is a special education teacher at Foundations Academy.  She teaches Algebra and English at the high school level and is passionate about educational reform. Ayesha helps the College Approach team compile lists of relevant scholarships for their students. She is also knowledgable about the financial aid process and helps students appeal their decisions. 

Registered Agent: Jeffrey Kent

PR & Marketing Intern: Shanisha Mcguire