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Guidance Gurus

Web-based platform that connects prospective students to colleges via live, virtual events

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Education
  • Location Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 2

Company Summary

Guidance Gurus is a virtual platform that connects high school students, parents, and guidance counselors to colleges via live, virtual events. Designed to educate users on the college admissions and financial aid processes, the platform also resolves many of the logistical constraints associated with colleges traveling to recruit students.


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    Michael Timothy Beattie

    BS in Business Administration from Pepperdine University
    Six years of sales experience
    Division I Scholar Athlete
    Started company after consulting students/athletes through admissions process and seeing need for this platform

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    Katie McDonald

    BA in Political Science from Stanford University
    MBA from Anderson School at UCLA
    Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA
    Application reader and alumni interviewer at UCLA
    Ten years in marketing at Mattel, Catalina Marketing, & Warner Bros