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Admitster (dba for College Match, Inc.)

Admitster helps students and their counselors predict and improve their odds with college admissions.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Brookline, MA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website admitster.com

Company Summary

At one of the most critical, and stressful, times of life, high school students and their parents are thrust into the college admissions process with little guidance. The affluent hire personal advisers for thousands of dollars (or more). Admitster provides cutting-edge data-driven solutions developed by former MIT and Columbia faculty. The goal: college admissions advising for all.

Team

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    Ron Shai Rubin
    Founder and CEO

    Ron Rubin, Ph.D. is an entrepreneur whose focus has been in the area of technology and education. He is the founder of Rubin / Anders Scientific. Prior to his business career, he was on the faculty in Applied Mathematics at MIT. He received his Ph.D. in physics from Harvard and BA with Highest Honors from Princeton, where he was awarded the Class of 1916 prize. He has also been Massachusetts state squash champion in 2001.

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    Benjamin Clark
    Founder

    Benjamin Clark is a software and systems architect and director with experience at lean startups, internet companies and large enterprises. He has designed and deployed web applications and analytical systems for e-commerce, media, financial services, pharmaceutical, electronics and hotel companies. For the last 5 years he has been focused on web development, web operations, big data and data science for e-commerce and digital media. He holds a B

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    Zephaniah Grunschlag
    Founder

    Zephaniah Grunschlag, Ph.D. is a Math and Physics teacher at Riverdale High School in NYC. He was a Software Engineer for five years designing and implementing algorithms for advertising and finance. Before that, he was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University where he taught computer programming and discrete mathematics. He received his Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley and his BA High Honors from Princeton.

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    Rachel Rubin
    Advisor

    Rachel Rubin, Ed.D. is a leading college admissions consultant. Her groundbreaking research on how the 75 most selective U.S. colleges make admissions decisions has received international press coverage on CNN and in The Wall Street Journal and TIME.com. She received her Ed.D. from Harvard.

Advisors

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    Theodore Lund
    Lawyer
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    Scott Goffstein
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Ron Rubin
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    Zeph Grunschlag
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    Ben Clark
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