Current Team Members

Simsbury, CT

Vincent Wang , Connecticut Branch Founder  Vincent is currently a junior at Westminster School. Vincent is a column editor for the school newspaper, an active participant in Model UN and debate, a member of the squash team, as well as an independent researcher. In addition, Vincent enjoys photography and travelling.

Vincent Wang, Connecticut Branch Founder

Vincent is currently a junior at Westminster School. Vincent is a column editor for the school newspaper, an active participant in Model UN and debate, a member of the squash team, as well as an independent researcher. In addition, Vincent enjoys photography and travelling.

Past Team Members

Youngstown, OH

Max Lee , MyGateway Prep Founder  Max is currently a Senior at   Canfield High School  .  He scored a 36 composite score on the ACT and a 1560 on the new SAT.  Max's goal is to make organized and structured standardized test prep available to anyone and everyone. Max will be attending   Stanford University   in the fall.

Max Lee, MyGateway Prep Founder

Max is currently a Senior at Canfield High School.  He scored a 36 composite score on the ACT and a 1560 on the new SAT.  Max's goal is to make organized and structured standardized test prep available to anyone and everyone. Max will be attending Stanford University in the fall.

Pranav Padmanabhan , Mentor  Pranav is currently a Junior at   Boardman High School.    He scored a 35 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Math, English, and Science.  Pranav is a member of the Boardman Quiz Bowl, Speech, and Robotics Teams.

Pranav Padmanabhan, Mentor

Pranav is currently a Junior at Boardman High School.  He scored a 35 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Math, English, and Science.  Pranav is a member of the Boardman Quiz Bowl, Speech, and Robotics Teams.

Hamzah Hassan , Mentor  Hamzah is currently a Senior at   Canfield High School  .  He scored a 32 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English and Math.  Hamzah is a member of the Quiz Bowl Team and is President of Canfield's National Honor Society and Key Club organizations.  Hamzah will be attending   Ohio State University   in the fall.

Hamzah Hassan, Mentor

Hamzah is currently a Senior at Canfield High School.  He scored a 32 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English and Math.  Hamzah is a member of the Quiz Bowl Team and is President of Canfield's National Honor Society and Key Club organizations.  Hamzah will be attending Ohio State University in the fall.

Rohun Vangul , Mentor  Rohun is currently a Senior at   Boardman High School  .  He scored a 33 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Math and English.  Rohun is a member of the Boardman Orchestra, Boardman Jazz Band, and Boardman NHS. Rohun will be attending   Ohio State University   in the fall.

Rohun Vangul, Mentor

Rohun is currently a Senior at Boardman High School.  He scored a 33 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Math and English.  Rohun is a member of the Boardman Orchestra, Boardman Jazz Band, and Boardman NHS. Rohun will be attending Ohio State University in the fall.

Gabby Eberly , Mentor  Gabby is currently a Senior at  Canfield High School .  She scored a 35 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English and Math.  Gabby is a member of the National Honor Society, Drama Club, and Symphonic Band.  Gabby plays the tuba. Gabby will be attending   Ohio State University   in the fall.

Gabby Eberly, Mentor

Gabby is currently a Senior at Canfield High School.  She scored a 35 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English and Math.  Gabby is a member of the National Honor Society, Drama Club, and Symphonic Band.  Gabby plays the tuba. Gabby will be attending Ohio State University in the fall.

Richie Chahin  e , Mentor  Richie is currently a Senior at   Canfield High School  . He scored a 34 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Math and Science.  Richie is a member of the Tennis Team, Quiz Bowl Team, Key Club, and Leo's Club.  Richie will be attending   Youngstown State University through the NEOMED BS/MD Program .

Richie Chahine, Mentor

Richie is currently a Senior at Canfield High School. He scored a 34 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Math and Science.  Richie is a member of the Tennis Team, Quiz Bowl Team, Key Club, and Leo's Club.  Richie will be attending Youngstown State University through the NEOMED BS/MD Program.

Jad Saleh , Mentor  Jad is currently a Senior at   Canfield High School .   He scored a 32 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Reading and Science.  Jad is a member of the Soccer Team and the National Honor Society.  Jad will be attending the   University of Akron through the NEOMED BS/MD Program   in the fall .

Jad Saleh, Mentor

Jad is currently a Senior at Canfield High School.  He scored a 32 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Reading and Science.  Jad is a member of the Soccer Team and the National Honor Society.  Jad will be attending the University of Akron through the NEOMED BS/MD Program in the fall.

Duncan Digiacomo , Mentor  Duncan is currently a Senior at   Canfield High School  .  He scored a 32 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Math and Science.  He is a member of the Canfield Football Team and Leo's Club. Duncan will be attending   Ohio State University   in the fall.

Duncan Digiacomo, Mentor

Duncan is currently a Senior at Canfield High School.  He scored a 32 composite score on the ACT and specializes in Math and Science.  He is a member of the Canfield Football Team and Leo's Club. Duncan will be attending Ohio State University in the fall.

Anthony D'Ippolito , Mentor  Anthony is currently a Senior at   Canfield High School  .  He scored a 35 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English, Reading, and Math.  Anthony is a member of the Leo's Club, Key Club, and the National Honor Society.  Anthony will be attending   Ohio State University   in the fall.

Anthony D'Ippolito, Mentor

Anthony is currently a Senior at Canfield High School.  He scored a 35 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English, Reading, and Math.  Anthony is a member of the Leo's Club, Key Club, and the National Honor Society.  Anthony will be attending Ohio State University in the fall.

Giavanna LaGamba , Mentor  Gia is currently a Senior at  Austintown-Fitch High School .  She scored a 33 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English and Reading.  Giavanna is President of Drama Club and a member of the Speech and Debate Team, National Honor Society, and Concert Choir. Gia will be attending   Dartmouth College   in the fall.

Giavanna LaGamba, Mentor

Gia is currently a Senior at Austintown-Fitch High School.  She scored a 33 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English and Reading.  Giavanna is President of Drama Club and a member of the Speech and Debate Team, National Honor Society, and Concert Choir. Gia will be attending Dartmouth College in the fall.

Kishan Pandya , Mentor  Kishan is currently a Senior at   Boardman High School  .  He scored a 32 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English and Science.  Kishan is a member of Boardman's tennis team, plays the viola in the classical orchestra, and volunteers at St. Elizabeth Hospital.  Kishan will be attending the   University of Akron through the NEOMED BS/MD Program   in the fall.

Kishan Pandya, Mentor

Kishan is currently a Senior at Boardman High School.  He scored a 32 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English and Science.  Kishan is a member of Boardman's tennis team, plays the viola in the classical orchestra, and volunteers at St. Elizabeth Hospital.  Kishan will be attending the University of Akron through the NEOMED BS/MD Program in the fall.

Aryana Osborne , Mentor  Aryana is currently a Senior at   Canfield High School  .  She scored a 29 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English.  Aryana runs for the Cross-Country Team and is a member of NHS and Leo's Club. Aryana will be attending   Ohio State University   in the fall.

Aryana Osborne, Mentor

Aryana is currently a Senior at Canfield High School.  She scored a 29 composite score on the ACT and specializes in English.  Aryana runs for the Cross-Country Team and is a member of NHS and Leo's Club. Aryana will be attending Ohio State University in the fall.

Washington, D.C.

Nikhil Haksar , DC Branch Co-Founder  Nikhil is currently a senior at   Sidwell Friends School   in Washington D.C.  He scored a 36 composite score on the ACT. Nikhil is an editor at Sidwell's art magazine, the Quarterly, a staff writer at Sidwell's satire paper, the Oat, a programmer on his school’s FTC robotics team, and a bass in chamber chorus. Nikhil will be attending the  University of Chicago  in the fall.

Nikhil Haksar, DC Branch Co-Founder

Nikhil is currently a senior at Sidwell Friends School in Washington D.C.  He scored a 36 composite score on the ACT. Nikhil is an editor at Sidwell's art magazine, the Quarterly, a staff writer at Sidwell's satire paper, the Oat, a programmer on his school’s FTC robotics team, and a bass in chamber chorus. Nikhil will be attending the University of Chicago in the fall.

Will Lynch , Mentor  Will is a Senior at   The Field School   in Washington D.C. He teaches an honors course on the study of Archaeology for students, as well as leading the Gender and Sexuality Alliance. Outside of school, he enjoys participating in Archaeological digs.

Will Lynch, Mentor

Will is a Senior at The Field School in Washington D.C. He teaches an honors course on the study of Archaeology for students, as well as leading the Gender and Sexuality Alliance. Outside of school, he enjoys participating in Archaeological digs.

Brendan Hyatt , DC Branch Co-Founder  Brendan is currently a Senior at   The Field School   in Washington D.C.  He scored a 33 composite score on the ACT.  Brendan is the "Features" editor for the school paper, Co-Captain of the Debate Team, and participates in Student Government. Brendan will be attending   Grinnell College   in the fall.   

Brendan Hyatt, DC Branch Co-Founder

Brendan is currently a Senior at The Field School in Washington D.C.  He scored a 33 composite score on the ACT.  Brendan is the "Features" editor for the school paper, Co-Captain of the Debate Team, and participates in Student Government. Brendan will be attending Grinnell College in the fall.

 

Juan Viteri , Mentor  Juan is currently a senior at   Sidwell Friends School   in Washington D.C. He scored a 1430 on the new SAT (750 Math, 680 Reading + Writing). Juan plays the viola at the DC youth orchestra as well as the one at his school, and he works at Sidwell’s middle school after-care program.

Juan Viteri, Mentor

Juan is currently a senior at Sidwell Friends School in Washington D.C. He scored a 1430 on the new SAT (750 Math, 680 Reading + Writing). Juan plays the viola at the DC youth orchestra as well as the one at his school, and he works at Sidwell’s middle school after-care program.

New York City, NY

Erin Paglione , NY Branch Co-Founder  Erin is currently a Senior at   Dalton School   in New York City.  She scored a 2200 on the old SAT (equivalent to a 33 on the ACT).  Erin is a writer for the Dalton literary magazine, a member of GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance), the math team, and the swim team.

Erin Paglione, NY Branch Co-Founder

Erin is currently a Senior at Dalton School in New York City.  She scored a 2200 on the old SAT (equivalent to a 33 on the ACT).  Erin is a writer for the Dalton literary magazine, a member of GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance), the math team, and the swim team.

Nora Ma , NY Branch Co-Founder  Nora is currently a Junior at   Herricks High School   in Long Island, NY.  She scored 90+ on all her NYS Regents Exams (required for NY graduation).  Nora is a participant in her school's Model Congress Club and is the Assistant Editor-In-Chief of her high school's literary journal, OPUS.  Her favorite book is  L'Etranger  by Albert Camus.

Nora Ma, NY Branch Co-Founder

Nora is currently a Junior at Herricks High School in Long Island, NY.  She scored 90+ on all her NYS Regents Exams (required for NY graduation).  Nora is a participant in her school's Model Congress Club and is the Assistant Editor-In-Chief of her high school's literary journal, OPUS.  Her favorite book is L'Etranger by Albert Camus.

Winston Lau , NY Branch Co-Founder  Winston is currently a Senior at  Bergen County Academies (BCA)  in New Jersey.  He scored a 35 composite score on the ACT. Winston is a co-founder of RunIt, a Fitness company, a researcher at the Pergolizzi Stem Cell Lab, a tour guide at BCA, and plays Ultimate Frisbee. Winston will be attending   New York University's Stern School of Business   in the fall.

Winston Lau, NY Branch Co-Founder

Winston is currently a Senior at Bergen County Academies (BCA) in New Jersey.  He scored a 35 composite score on the ACT. Winston is a co-founder of RunIt, a Fitness company, a researcher at the Pergolizzi Stem Cell Lab, a tour guide at BCA, and plays Ultimate Frisbee. Winston will be attending New York University's Stern School of Business in the fall.

Holly Kopke , NY Branch Co-Founder  Holly is currently a Junior at   Trinity School   in New York City.  She is a part of various community service clubs at her school and was a teaching fellow at The Brick Church School this past summer.  She enjoys photography and had her photo displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Holly Kopke, NY Branch Co-Founder

Holly is currently a Junior at Trinity School in New York City.  She is a part of various community service clubs at her school and was a teaching fellow at The Brick Church School this past summer.  She enjoys photography and had her photo displayed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Berryville, Virginia

Julia Thompson , VA Branch Founder  Julia is currently a Senior at  Clarke County High School .  She enjoys cheer, robotics, music, and crafts. Julia will be attending   Stanford University   in the fall.

Julia Thompson, VA Branch Founder

Julia is currently a Senior at Clarke County High School.  She enjoys cheer, robotics, music, and crafts. Julia will be attending Stanford University in the fall.

Oak Forest, Illinois

Amir Al-Sheikh , Illinois Branch Co-Founder  Amir is currently a Senior at   Oak Forest High School .  He scored a 35 (36 Superscore) on the ACT. His interests include mathematics, tennis, and volunteering at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.      

Amir Al-Sheikh, Illinois Branch Co-Founder

Amir is currently a Senior at Oak Forest High School. He scored a 35 (36 Superscore) on the ACT. His interests include mathematics, tennis, and volunteering at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago.