Introducing You To A World of Possibilities…

We are a team of highly experienced counselors working one on one with students on building their personal brand so that they stand out among the vast sea of applicants. Our counselors are focused on optimizing opportunities by helping students develop leadership initiatives, mentoring them on tools to enhance their profile, conducting skill development workshops, university selection discussions and essay refinement exercises to help students get accepted into their Dream colleges.

We are proud of our 100% success rate (with students studying at best colleges across top universities in the world including several Ivy Leagues in the US (Harvard, Columbia, Princeton, Cornell, UPenn, Brown, and others like Stanford, Duke, UChicago, Oxford, Cambridge, LSE in the UK, UBC, UToronto, Waterloo in Canada, NUS, NTU, SMU in Singapore, University of Hongkong, Science Po, Erasmus, Trinity, Bocconi in Europe, Ashoka and Krea in India and several others with up to 100% scholarship). We enjoy building meaningful bonds that enable young adults to flourish and realize their dreams.


Urvashi Malik : Founder

CollegeCore is headed by Urvashi Malik, Founder & Managing Director with over twenty years of experience in guiding and aiding students. As founder and lead counselor, she brings her invaluable experience when guiding students and leading a team of Associates to work one on one with students.

As College Advisor at Vasant Valley School she has an in-depth understanding of systems from both the perspective of the school and of the student.


Disha Malik : Director

Disha is a Director at CollegeCore. An Economics and English Literature graduate from the University of Chicago (Class of 2012) and an MBA from the Booth School of Business (Class of 2018). Having been through the application process herself, Disha brings a first-hand perspective to the process. She applied to the US, UK, Canada and Singapore and received numerous scholarships. She is currently working as a Manager with Deloitte in Chicago.


Smita Khanna Bajaj : Editorial Lead

Smita leads the Editorial Team at CollegeCore. As an experienced writer and editor with a background as Travel Editor at Dorling Kindersley, Freelance Editor at Random House and Correspondent at Times of India, Smita’s vast experience with the written word plays a big role leading our team of in house editors and working with students in the Essay Writing process.

Associate Counselors


Simerna SokhiSimerna is a Double graduate in Political Science and Education (B.Ed.) and Masters in Communication. She has 15 years of work experience in the field of Operations, Risk Management, Training and Education. Simerna helps students curate projects to explore their diverse passions and tap into their hidden potential. Her personable approach enables her to engage with students and parents meaningfully.


Sonu KohliBachelor of Arts from Delhi University. 10 years of experience as an educator. Help students develop their passion and interest by creating an individualized plan, basis their strengths and interests.


Sugandha MahajanPost-Graduation in Marketing & Advertising, and graduation in Economics (Hons) from the Delhi University. Brings 15 years of work experience across organizations and industries ranging from Career Counselling to Telecommunication, and the Hindustan Times. Connects the students’ interests with their majors and helps build their unique profiles, motivating them to dream big, and to keep going!


Pavni SikandA Business Administration graduate from American University. She comes with personal experience in the oversees application process. She previously worked as an admissions consultant at ADAB Sports helping several students get admissions on sports scholarships in top universities overseas. Her strength lies in helping students undertake leadership projects and digitally showcasing them in unique ways.


Geetika GuptaPost Graduate in Clinical & Organisational Behaviour Psychology, Geetika comes with an experience of 12+ years in Marketing & Communications with the leading organizations of the country. Geetika helps students build unique profiles and helps them come up with innovative ways to showcase their talents.

CollegeCore Advisors


Karan MalikEcon & Finance from Claremont McKenna, avid car enthusiast who enjoys graphic design


Siddharth VenkateshBA Math, Physics from Berkeley, MA at MIT, exploring the mysteries of math


Arjun SoinComputer Science, Econ at Stanford College, passionate political theorist


Ananya MittalBiology & Gender Studies, Princeton University, Co-Founder of women’s safety NGO She’s Against Rape


Shreya VardhanPhysics major from Harvard University, pursuing her interest in theoretical physics pursuing a Masters from MIT


Abhishek GuptaEcon major from University of Chicago, Bank of America Debt Capital Markets, enthusiastic about financial literacy


Sudeep MalikBA from St. Stephens and Masters from Cambridge, editor and author