Our Consultants

College admissions are intricate and involved processes, and our consultants are here to help. We have helped candidates secure admissions to their dream schools, including Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Cornell, Yale, Princeton, Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, UCL, King’s College, and other top universitites.

Our consultants know college admissions inside and out. In fact, they themselves have earned their degrees from some of the world’s top universities, and many of them have advanced degrees.

Nirali

Nirali Jivrajani

Assistant Director, Admissions

Nirali grew up in India and came to Singapore for Junior College as an SIA scholar. She went on to study Computer Engineering at the National University of Singapore and worked with Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an Operations Analyst with the Equity Settlements team prior to joining Prep Zone.Over the past few years she has tutored hundreds of students on standardised tests like BMAT, UKCAT, ISAT, PQA, SAT and ACT. She has also worked extensively with students on their UK and US college applications on profile building, school-shortlisting, personal statements, and interview prep.

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Anjali Kannangath

Admissions Consultant

Anjali majored in Life Sciences at Yale-NUS College, Singapore and her core research interests lie in the intersection of science and medicine, with a focus on neurological diseases. Since moving from India to Singapore for college, she has been privileged to have diverse experiences such as conducting fieldwork in Borneo, spending a semester at Yale University, picking up computational genomics for her thesis, and mentoring first-year students as a Residential College Advisor.She has also worked as an admissions fellow at her college, where she interviewed applicants and evaluated their fit. Having secured a perfect score for the IB diploma, she also has four years of experience in tutoring students for the same.

Tiffany

Tiffany Lee

Admissions Consultant

Tiffany earned degrees in East Asian Studies and Law from Harvard and UC Berkeley. She studied abroad at Tokyo University, published articles in several law journals, and interned at Warner Brothers Studios and the Writers Guild of America. After gaining experience counseling non-profits in Berkeley, she worked for California law firms specializing in restaurant law and video game law.For the past several years she has enjoyed teaching and advising applicants on their applications to diverse business school programs, and her track record includes INSEAD, NUS, IESE, Cornell, Chicago, Kellogg, NYU, UCLA, Michigan, University of Toronto, Oxford, Cambridge, and LBS.

Tamara

Tamara Barsova

Admissions Consultant

Hailing from North Macedonia, Europe, Tamara moved to Singapore to study Psychology at Yale-NUS College. While in college, she received a language scholarship for an immersive summer-long program in Spain, as well as undertook business development and communication internships in both Bangkok and Singapore. Passionate about educational and humanistic psychology, Tamara is interested in developing educational systems that promote good mental health and personal resilience. In the year prior to joining Prep Zone, Tamara worked as a Residential College Advisor at Yale-NUS College, mentoring and coaching a group of 12 first-year students during their transition to college. While studying abroad at Barnard College of Columbia University, she also developed a penchant for anthropology and creative writing. In her free time, she can always be found writing, or tucked in a corner with her favourite book!

Simonas

Simonas Bartulis

Admissions Consultant

Simonas majored in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics in Yale-NUS College, Singapore, but also has a penchant for Anthropology and Sociology. Over the past four years, he tried out journalism, academic research, public policy and work in education, and lived in various countries such as Lithuania, Georgia, the US, and Singapore.While in college, Simonas dedicated a lot of his time to competitive debating and teaching debate in his home country of Lithuania. As the coach of the national team, Simonas also advised and mentored many students on their applications to US and UK universities.

Raya

Raya Lyubenova

Admissions Consultant

Originally from Bulgaria, Raya moved to Singapore to study at Yale-NUS College, where she majored in Global Affairs and took a deep interest in migration studies. She spent a semester studying international relations and improving her Italian at Bocconi University in Milan. Throughout college, Raya worked in a variety of industries, such as education, research, foreign policy, and the arts. She held leadership positions in several student organizations, including a mental health support group and a global student-led policy think-tank. In her free time, Raya enjoys visiting art exhibitions and exploring hiking trails around Singapore.

Get Into Top Universities With Us

With a team of experienced consultants who are graduates from top universities around the world and an impressive track record, Prep Zone Academy is the perfect choice for aspiring students who want to secure their placement at top universities in the US and UK.

We can help you with:

  • Profile evaluation
  • Application management
  • Schools shortlisting
  • Essay editing
  • Interview coaching

Sign-up for a 100% free consultation today and kickstart your journey to the world's most desirable colleges. Simply fill in the following form and we will get in touch shortly to schedule a suitable appointment.

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