Arvi Kaushal, M.A., PPS Credential

Founder / Owner / Counselor

My name is Arvi Kaushal. I am the Founder and Director of College Prep Consultants. I have received an A.A. Degree from Reedley College in 2006, B.A. Degree in 2008 and M.A. Degree in Education in 2010 from Fresno Pacific University. I have four daughters from ages 4 to 22 years old. My oldest daughter graduated from UC Berkeley in 3 years and will be attending law school. I have been in education for the last twenty five years: as a student, former teacher, school counselor, Adjunct Counselor at Fresno City College and now an Independent Educational Consultant. I also earned my PPS Credential for School Counseling from Fresno Pacific University. My goal and mission is to help students achieve their highest potential in education. I believe education is the key to success, and therefore I have dedicated my career to helping students with the college admissions process. I am currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Transformational Leadership from Concordia University in Portland, Oregon.

Lupe George, M.A., PPS Credential

Research and Career Assessment Specialist / Counselor

Lupe attended California State University, Fresno and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She spent her first year out of college working for Juvenile Delinquency court and was inspired to become an educator. She returned to school and graduated from Fresno Pacific University with her Master’s Degree in Education and School Counseling Credential. Lupe is the Career Assessment Specialist at College Prep Consultants and is also currently working at Reedley City College as a College Counselor. Her favorite hobby is going to Disneyland, going to the beach and reading.

Natalie Garza, M.S., PPS Credential

Test Prep Specialist and Counselor

Natalie comes to us after teaching, and tutoring for The Princeton Review for over 10 years, specializing in SAT and ACT Prep. Natalie has her Master’s degree in Educational Counseling and PPS Credential from National University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from California State University, Fullerton. Natalie is the ACT/SAT specialist at College Prep Consultants and is also currently working at Fresno City College as College Counselor. Her favorite hobby is roller derby.

Avneet Dhindsa,  B.S.

Office Manager/Combo Medical Program Advisor

Avneet has her Bachelors degree in Biology from  San Jose State University. Avneet worked as a Microbiologist at  Guidant. Trained with the IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association).  She has been a parent volunteer at Riverview Elementary School. She also serves on the Board of Directors at Pacific Management Group.  She has three children. Her oldest daughter is in her first year of Med School at UCLA.  Her second child is  Pre-Dental, attending CSU Fresno majoring in Biology.  Her youngest child is a junior at Clovis North. Her favorite hobby is traveling, hiking and spending time with family.

Henna Kaushal, B.A.

Essay Specialist

Henna is an Essay Specialist at College Prep Consultants. She studied political science with an emphasis in comparative politics and minored in human rights at UC Berkeley. She has worked in India on corporate social responsibility and international development projects, and she has studied in France on francophone culture and post-colonial immigration issues. She currently works at the Junior State of America and has previously interned for California Attorney General Kamala Harris, Asian Pacific American Student Development California Women Lead, Made in a Free World, the 1947 Partition Archive Project. In her free time, you can find Henna dismantling the hetero-patriarchy, contemplating power and privilege, organizing community projects, and brewing cold-brew coffee.  CURRENT LAW STUDENT AT UC BERKELEY

Saiisha Kaushal

Tutor

Saiisha is our very own CPC tutor. She has taken 12 Advanced Placement classes at Clovis North High School, with a GPA of 4.45. She has been the selected delegate for CA Girls’ State. She has also competed on the varsity Clovis North Mock Trial team as a Defense attorney for two years and competed in New York, where they took 15th in the world, and were also 2016 Valley Champions in our Fresno County. Her career goal is to become a veterinarian, which she will pursue at UC Davis.  CURRENT SMITTCAMP STUDENT

Saiisha tutors in the subjects:

Math (Geometry, Algebra 1 & 2, AMA, AP Calculus AB), Science (AP Biology, AP Environmental Science), English (9, 10, AP Composition and Language, AP Literature and Composition),French (French 1, 2, 3, AP)

Melissa Ramirez, M.A.

Educational Consultant

Melissa Flores is the Student Services Specialist in the Counseling Department of Fresno City College. Her passion for Student Services began after earning a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Biology and Physiology from UC Davis. While pursuing a graduate degree in Kinesiology and Sports Psychology at Fresno State, she served as a Mental Performance Coach for both Fresno State and the Central Unified School District. In this role, she worked with student-athletes in building and maintaining confidence, positive goal setting, and mental toughness. Melissa has also served as the Graduate Writing Associate for Fresno State’s College of Health and Human Services, reviewing graduate applications, essays, projects, and theses. With a Master’s Degree and 10 years of experience in post-secondary education focused on admissions and records, learning resources, and counseling, she has become a steadfast advocate for Student Services. As a champion for equity, diversity, and inclusion, she treats each student interaction with the same warmth and dedication she gives to those on her team.

Bethann Fields

ACT/SAT Instructor/Specialist

Bethann has been tutor/instructor for the ACT/SAT preparation. She has over ten years of experience and score increase guarantee.