Kevin has more than four years of experience as a College Admissions Consultant and SAT/ACT Tutor. He is especially passionate about helping high school students write engaging and reflective college essays, helping them select best-fit schools for their college lists, and working with transfer students. More recently, Kevin joined the Firat Education team in November 2019.
Kevin has helped more than 200 students through the college admissions process, yielding over 1,000 college acceptances, including 20 from Ivy League universities and 3 from international universities. Kevin has visited over 30 colleges and helped high schools students receive over $500,000 in financial aid for college.
A native of Western Massachusetts, Kevin attended a public high school before starting his college career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As a rising junior, Kevin transferred to Cornell University. He graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in History from Cornell in 2016. At Cornell, Kevin was a Senior Editor for the reputable undergraduate history journal Ezra’s Archives. He was also the Vice President of Cornell Historical Society. Capitalizing on his limited athleticism, Kevin was also on the Men’s Club Fencing Team, where he was elected as the Captain of the Saber Squad and Social Chair.
In December 2018, Kevin obtained an M.A. in History from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student at Boston College. Kevin’s dissertation research is on religious missions, war, and Euro-Native intercultural relations in Colonial Maine and New Hampshire. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys ultimate frisbee and “quality time” with family and friends.
Kevin is based in the Boston Area and serves clients in-person in the Boston Area and online nationally.
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Currently pursuing his PhD in History at Boston College, Kevin is also expanding the Houston-based educational consulting company founded in 2008 - Firat Education - into the Greater Boston area. Previously, Kevin has advised over 200 students through the college admissions process.