College Admissions Counselor
University of Pennsylvania (M.S. in Education – Higher Education)
Rowan University (MBA in Management)
Rowan University (B.S. in Management, B.S. in Marketing, B.S. in Human Resources Management, Minor in Spanish, Concentration in International Studies)
While at UPenn, Ryan assisted in student recruitment and event planning efforts for prospective students interested in pursuing Master’s and Doctoral degrees through the university’s Graduate School of Education. Ryan has also worked as a Comprehensive Review Reader for the University of California-Irvine, where he evaluated and processed more than 1,000 freshman student applications for UCI’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions.. Ryan’s College Admissions Counseling experience also includes serving as an Admissions Consultant at a private firm, wherein he analyzed students’ academic transcripts and extracurricular profiles to advise on high school coursework, college majors, activities, testing, and application submission. At Princeton Review, Ryan presented to national audiences about college admissions topics including “Finding Your Dream College” and “High School Academics and College Admissions.”
As a college admissions counselor, Ryan takes pride in helping students navigate the ever-changing and increasingly competitive college application process. His approach includes enlightening students about postsecondary possibilities, helping students discover their unique paths, and instilling them with confidence to reach their potentials. By working closely with students to develop their goals, acknowledge their strengths, and help determine their best fits, Ryan ensures that his students can position themselves in the best way possible for gaining admission into their dream college.
Ryan has many years of teaching experience. He worked as a Senior Instructor at a Philadelphia based test prep firm, wherein he performed one-on-one tutoring and small group instruction for the Critical Reading, Writing, and Math sections of the SAT and ACT. Through this role, he instructed an intensive, 160-hour summer boot camp which included essay writing, and he taught a test preparation course at an all-boys boarding school. He also served as an adjunct professor at a local college instructing introductory Business and Supply Chain Management courses.
"My educational philosophy involves creating learning environments where students can simultaneously feel challenged, empowered, and supported. I aspire for my students to grow both as learners and as individuals. I seek to instill confidence and inspire my students to aim high and set ambitious academic and personal goals for themselves. I want them to know that they can be capable of anything."
Ryan is a trivia aficionado who served as the Captain and Co-President of his high school’s Academic Competition Team.