Jason Lum is president and founder of ScholarEdge College Consulting. He is the recipient of over $250,000 in scholarship winnings, and has worked with hundreds of families, high schools, and universities as a college admissions and scholarship consultant. Lum is one of America’s leading presenters on college admissions and financial aid, and has been profiled on CNBC, CBS News and Radio, and many national newspapers. He has a BA from Washington University in St. Louis, a Masters from Harvard, and a law degree from UC Berkeley, as well as a College Counseling Certificate from UCLA.
Dr. Nelson Soken is a parent of two college students and his family’s journey through the college search process was the inspiration for this book. He has a BA from Macalester College in St. Paul and a doctorate in child psychology from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Soken is a senior manager at Medtronic, Inc., senior associate with Barnes and Conti, Inc., and co-author of a book on innovation entitled “Lead the Pack: Sparking innovation that drives customers wild”.