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Ramya Annam: Associate College Admissions Counselor

Hi! My name is Ramya Annam, and I am one of the counselors here at Insight Education. I currently live in Santa Clara, but I’ve had the privilege of living across the country, growing up and through my education. I’ve lived in Texas, Virginia and most recently, Massachusetts. 

After graduating from USC with a degree in Psychology, I entered the world of Sales and Marketing for big companies like Whole Foods Market and 49ers and for smaller nonprofits and startups. A few years in, I knew I wanted to do something more impactful with my life, and so I followed my lifelong dreams of becoming an educator by enrolling in the Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program at Boston University.

At BU, I was involved in many organizations, such as 826 Boston, a nonprofit aimed to bridge the literacy gap for underserved students. I fell in love with helping students find their voice and express their true selves in creative and authentic ways.

At Insight, I help students express their ambitions and dreams through essay writing, interview prep, and more. As a transfer student myself, I also contribute to our team’s Transfer Admissions expertise. The world of college admissions is ever-changing, and I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of your student’s journey to success!

When I’m not reading essays or meeting with students, I’m usually gardening, hiking, or thrift shopping. I look forward to meeting you!

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What Are Insight Students & Parents saying?
  • Thank you so much for helping me formulate my thoughts into words and help me write my essays. I got into Ut Austin for biology – still waiting for the Honors decision. I also got into Drexel undergrad – still waiting for the BSMD decision. I will be sure to update you when I hear […]

  • I just wanted to thank you again for your help during the college admission process. My family and I have been scrambling to figure out the process for years, and especially coming from an immigrant family and being the first in my family to go to college in the US, there was a lot of […]

  • I really couldn’t have gotten to Harvard without you. In shock. Thank you x10000000000000! I have the best college counselor in the world!

  • I just wanted to say thank you for taking the time out of your day to organize a meeting with me and help me in writing my summer program essays. Your feedback really helped my writing and me as a writer. 

  • I just got my SAT scores on Friday, and I am happy to let you know that I scored an 800 on both the Biology-M and Math II tests. Thank you so much for your help and constantly encouraging me. Also, please thank the rest of the Insight team for me for providing complimentary practice […]

  • Our ACT instructor methods were so helpful and wonderful to have.

  • Zach, thank you so much for helping me become a confident and successful writer

  • We were extremely happy throughout the process – got much more than what we invested in Insight counseling.

  • From their knowledge of all the colleges and resources, professionalism and the hands-on coaching, Insight has raised the bar!  

  • Insight counselors truly care about students not only during their time at Insight but further along the road.

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