A Member of Mensa (with an IQ in the top 0.05%), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and former banking Head Trader Gwyn has been involved in the financial and education markets for over 30 years. A specialist in Neurolinguistics for the last 20 years he has been coaching high potential students into top global universities (Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial and LSE, Ivy League, M7 plus Canadian and European schools) He works with undergraduates and postgraduate students to obtain internships and Full Time Graduate positions with the world's top financial institutions, law firms, consultancies, and global corporates.
Ivy League Specialist
James brings wide and deep experience to assist students applying to US universities. Some of his experiences specifically involve Stanford University. He got his engineering degree there, taught three design courses, served as small group coach for two other courses, did undergraduate admissions and even had his daughter admitted there. While no one can guarantee a particular student will gain admission to a specific, highly selective US college, James understands the process and strives to work with motivated students in creating compelling “profiles” to generate a range of great admission offers
Ivy League and MPH Specialist
Meet Vincent James, former Director of Admissions, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Vincent has a rich experience of 30+ years as director of admissions and has reviewed thousands of applications during his tenure at the prestigious Harvard University as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has been working with students to help them secure admissions to their dream universities (especially the Ivy Leagues) for public health and health administration. Vincent personalises the process to suit each student's needs, and is here to help you take your next steps towards becoming a public health professional.
His journey began as a student of the IB Diploma Program. He pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Mathematics and Statistics from London School of Economics and Political Science. He graduated with First-class Honors and also received the prestigious ‘Best Performance Award’ for his academic achievements. He worked with leading educational consultancies in the UK to tutor students and assist them in university admissions.
Sanjog is a co-founder of Rostrum Education and the Head of Business Operations and Development. He is also an enthusiastic mentor and research guide to students. Sanjog received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Energy Engineering from Penn State University. He has worked with various financial and energy firms in India and abroad and conducted projects on energy conservation systems.
Donovan graduated from Harvard University in 2020 with a degree in Government and a secondary in Psychology. He is a seasoned college admissions consultant; over 75% of his former clients were admitted to Ivy League or Oxbridge universities. In high school, Donovan graduated as valedictorian, an AP Scholar with Distinction, earned the prestigious AICE Diploma with Merit and was a recruited varsity rower. As a working screenwriter, Donovan excels at enabling applicants to share their stories and create compelling narratives that captivate and attract admissions officers. Not only can he assist with college applications, but he has extensive experience helping students navigate the athletic recruiting process, as well as develop original passion projects to amplify students' extracurricular profile.
Mohammed is passionate in providing strategical advice to students, thorough in- depth research, to provide best solutions to students . For the past 9 years Mohammed has been working with students. He enjoys strategizing the best approaches to help students gain the best experience they are striving for. Mohammed sits on the industry advisory board for Amity University in Dubai and has helped with curriculum building in the UAE with educational ministries and authorities. He has held lectures at Harvard, Thunderbird school of Management, Hult International Business School, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, and at the American University in Dubai to EMBA,MBA, and Public Policy students.
is an ardent student of psychology. He has graduated with Master's in Forensic Psychology from National Forensic Sciences University and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Jamia Millia Islamia. Siddharth is a mental health advocate and feminist. His hobbies range from learning and reading philosophies, drawing, playing the drums, to working out at the gym, playing football and indulging in videogames with his mates.
An alumni of the University of Sydney and Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, Ratish spent six years honing his research and writing skills. He has primarily worked in the environmental space, as a researcher at Centre for Science and Environment and managed partnerships for an environmental film festival called ALT EFF. His love for nature and it's subsequent conservation is the driving force for all his actions. Apart from work, he spends his time training to become a mountaineer and hopes to one day study and conserve fragile ecozones in the Himalayas. He hopes to help students achieve their dream by encouraging them to read new books, research articles and watch YouTube videos.
College Counsellor and English Mentor
Shehrbano Naqvi graduated from John Cabot University in Rome, Italy with a BA in English Literature and minor in Creative Writing and Psychology. Whilst pursuing writing privately, she has worked as an academic editor for Oxford University Press and The Bookgroup. As a tutor and professor, her classrooms have included a wide variety of students - from adults learning English for the first time, to students struggling with English Literature, to high school students completing their college applications. She believes in adapting her teaching approach to the needs of her students individually, and ensuring that their voice and opinions are not compromised in the process.
Shivangi Khattar is our Psychology tutor at Rostrum, she teaches different curricula from CBSE to IB to AP. Her belief is that each student and teacher have a different learning process and her classes and approach are tailor made to different students. She graduated from teachers college, Columbia University with an MA in Psychology and her focus area is making education a strong learning process for students of different needs.
Math and Physics mentor
“Any fool can know. The point is to understand”. – Albert Einstein Having been a student of Physics, I believe that understanding Physics is understanding life and beyond. As a tutor, my role is to help students understand Physics. To that end, I tailor my approach towards teaching students according to their needs and cultivate efficient working methods.
As a passionate business analyst, I assist students in finding their dream college with individualised guidance. Working actively to share insights and perspectives through writing, consulting, and training with students in the field of learning. I'm focused on growth, achieving project objectives while brainstorming creative ideas, and building strong relationships with team members, management, and students. I believe in identifying problems and solving them for business improvements and turning time into a valuable asset.
Geography and Development studies mentor
With an early exposure to the development sector and an early discontentment with the way things are- he has wanted to try things differently. He has experience working with NGOs, government entities, corporates, charities and private firms and brings a diverse set of skills to the table. Determined and decisive, with an approach resting on adaptability, cultural competency, empathy and intellectual curiosity, he is always looking to identify and develop opportunities.
I am a post-graduate in Clinical Psychology, trained in therapeutic approaches like Queer Affirmative, Humanistic, Existential, and Narrative Therapy. I have worked as a mental health professional and an academic counselor with the University of Delhi. Additionally, I have designed a curriculum for gender rights and comprehensive sexuality education, and conducted workshops for schools in Delhi. Feminism as a core value has allowed me to inspect mental health through the lens of social justice and intersectionality. I hope to guide students in applying academic knowledge to real-world problems and affect positive change in their communities. Outside work, you can find me listening to Taylor Swift or binge-watching medical dramas.
As an MBA who specialises in advertising and marketing,I have worked with various educational firms and have helped them in their business development and growth.I am a result driven and dedicated business coordinator who excels at developing and implementing new growth strategies. Being a part of edtech has allowed me to do both-work for the business development of the firm and also to work closely with so many young students and helping them shape their career.
Young professional with a passion for career counselling. Holds a postgraduate degree in Psychology from Amity University and graduation from Delhi University. Expertise in assessing skills and characteristics of students to curate their career roadmap and advising them on probable degree options. Have carried out research and compiled insights to assist students for the admission processes across countries. Helped more than hundreds of students in navigating their career path by assessing their aptitude, personality and interests.
Meet Divjyot Kaur, the quirky and compassionate counselling psychologist who's a certified rank A holder in mental health counselling. She holds a bachelor's degree from the prestigious Gargi College and a master's degree from Daulat Ram College. She's a pro when it comes to understanding the human mind. As a mental health advocate and HR manager, she's always looking out for the well-being of employees and the company but when she's not busy in recruiting and implementing HR policies you can find her cuddling with furry friends or jet-setting to some far-off land with her wanderlust in tow.
I'm currently working with Rostrum Education and recently got over with my Master's of Marketing from the University of Wollongong. Previously, I have sold ERP systems . I have done my graduation from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (B.B.A) where I was a class representative for all 3 years and actively participated in extracurricular activities like Model United Nations. Along with my part-time experiences in sales with FMCG and Admin experience with W.H.O Did my early education from La Martiniere College. I was a member of the Editorial Board of the school have been writing articles for newspapers as well and I’m also a theorist having views on topics like parallel universe along with being an average keyboardist. I’m capable of organizing all kind of events, publicizing a product, convincing and influencing since knowledge isn’t only in books.
Yashodhara (MBPsS) grew up reading, writing and loving stories and all the wonderful, layered characters in them. This keen interest led her to double major in Psychology and Creative Writing at Beloit College in the US, where she graduated cum laude. At Beloit, her focus was on the cross-cultural application of psychotherapy which benefits clients from diverse backgrounds. Her love for wondering and wandering also took her to the UK where she studied post-colonial writing and realized her passion for decolonization in individuals and societies. She is a certified counsellor for young people and has trained in Narrative Therapy Practices. She also holds Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) from the British Psychological Society and is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). She is currently pursuing an MSc in Counselling (Children and Young People) at Birmingham City University.
Yash Gautam, graduated from National Institute of Fashion Technology In Fashion Communication, is a resourceful and reliable person, His creative and artistic communicating abilities adds value to promotions, advertisements, or any form of visuals. Observing, understanding and problem solving are the three-fold steps to his design solution. Working on moral grounds are the root of his personality plus the quirky humour and the insights makes him a whole pack of an interesting and unpredictable person. Mean while you can find him listening LINKIN PARK in free time.
Vivek Bara is an experienced marketing professional with a successful track record spanning over a decade in the computer peripherals, consumer electronics, digital agency, and media industries. His expertise lies in planning, managing, and coordinating high-impact B2C marketing campaigns that drive revenue, significant ROI, and brand awareness and loyalty. With his strong leadership skills, Vivek has personally recruited and trained over 10 marketing professionals and 70+ ISDs. His exceptional ability to drive results and nurture brands has made him a valuable asset to any organization.