Meet the Team

Jeff Collins

Jeff Collins, a Stanford University and Northwestern School of Law graduate, is not your typical admissions adviser. He understands that a well-rounded resume and intelligently crafted application can convince a university that a student is more than a set of numbers. A school wants to know how you will make a positive impact on its campus. Jeff had neither a perfect GPA nor extraordinary test scores (his five student-athlete roommates at Stanford all had higher SAT scores). Today, he is Vice President and part owner of a burgeoning communications company in Silicon Valley called One Inc., where he mentors numerous high school interns.

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Meet the Team

Jeff Collins

Jeff Collins, a Stanford University and Northwestern School of Law graduate, is not your typical admissions adviser. He understands that a well-rounded resume and intelligently crafted application can convince a university that a student is more than a set of numbers. A school wants to know how you will make a positive impact on its campus. Jeff had neither a perfect GPA nor extraordinary test scores (his five student-athlete roommates at Stanford all had higher SAT scores). Today, he is Vice President and part owner of a burgeoning communications company in Silicon Valley called One Inc., where he mentors numerous high school interns.

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Erin Igoe

Erin Igoe has dedicated her entire professional life to public education. Over nearly two decades as a teacher, mentor, and assistant principal, she has had a positive life-changing effect on countless high school students from every socioeconomic situation imaginable. Erin specializes in developing balanced, creative, and driven young adults who are equipped intellectually and emotionally to succeed and beyond. Her core educational philosophy is all kids are our kids, all the time.

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Our Student Advisors

Kencell Nixon

Kencell Nixon is a 2019 graduate of Vanderbilt University and is originally from Sacramento, California. Kencell graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree double majoring in Human & Organizational Development and Communication Studies. At Vanderbilt, Kencell fully immersed himself in campus life, serving as a campus Tour Guide, a recruiting student assistant with Vanderbilt football, a Peer Guide at Vanderbilt’s Center for Student Wellbeing, and additionally led the crowd in cheers at sporting events as the Mic Man of Vanderbilt’s Student section! Kencell’s achievements ultimately culminated in his being selected as a Top 10 Outstanding Senior at Vanderbilt in Fall 2018. Kencell also offers a unique perspective on entering the Vanderbilt community as a transfer student, after he previously attended Southern Methodist University (SMU) on a prestigious full tuition leadership scholarship. Kencell was awarded this scholarship based on the cumulative strength of his high school accomplishments, which included serving as Student Body President, serving as a team captain for Varsity Football, and being the founding chairmen of his school’s Diversity Council. Kencell plans to pursue a career in education and is excited to serve students in a role with Entrance Advisors to help them pursue their collegiate dreams.

Jillian Randle

Jillian Kate Randle (“Jillie”) is completing her freshman year at The University of Notre Dame, where she is pursuing a degree in Political Science and International Development. In high school, Jillie served important leadership roles all four years, including Class President and Student Body Officer, played leading roles in over 20 plays and musicals, and even co-founded a successful Uber-like babysitting service called “NannyMe.” She has brought her outgoing and creative personality to Notre Dame, where she serves as Vice President of Notre Dame’s chapter of the national Global Health Brigades organization, is an undergraduate fellow and TA for the university’s original “God and the Good Life” philosophy course, as well as a football student manager. Jillie gained acceptance into several top 20 schools and loves sharing her knowledge of the ins and outs of the process with Entrance Advisor students, and helping them know that in the end if they work hard they can achieve their dreams.

Rustin Rassoli

Rustin Rassoli has just completed his freshman year at University of Texas at Austin, where he chose to attend based on their top 10 national ranking in Computer Science. He excelled academically in high school, served as the Editor-in-Chief of his school newspaper, founded a tech startup, and and participated in a wide variety of other extracurricular activities. Rustin’s positive experience working with Jeff led him to become Entrance Advisor’s first college mentor; his entrepreneurial and business skills equipped him to become the first manager of the program, which matches each high school student with a college mentor. Rustin is passionate about creating something from nothing, and is following this passion by continuing his entrepreneurial work. As a high school student, he created his own startup, Greetale, which allows users to send greeting cards with their own handwriting inside of them to anywhere in the world from their phone. He won multiple grants for Greetale and was featured in several publications. Today, he is working on several new ventures. He draws on these experiences to help guid Entrance Advisor students on how they too can accomplish big things at a young age.

Ben Danzger

Ben Danzger is currently in his senior year at the University of Pennsylvania. In high school, he ran his own video production company, completing over 60 projects including promotional videos, special event montages, and even pro bono Holocaust documentaries. He has carried that self-starter attitude through his time at Penn, where he is finishing a degree in psychology. Outside of the classroom, Ben has experience in marketing and research, and is involved in several student mentor groups. Ben is a founding member of Penn Community Hoops, a club through which Penn students mentor Philadelphia high school students on the college admissions process while bonding over a mutual love of basketball. He is well-versed in the admissions process and has built up the skills to help other students stand out from the crowd. He was accepted ED by Penn and was recognized as the Thomas Newmann Scholar representing Bergen County.