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MINT is not an admissions consulting company that solely focuses on academic preparedness. We are a team of coaches and professionals who seek to equip each applicant with the academic, professional, and social tools to ensure success far beyond the classroom. By providing each individual with access to our innovative resources, webinars, workshops, and community networks, we aim for long-term results.
MINT will partner with you every step of the way, from determining whether your school selections are the best fits for you, to evaluating offers and assessing financial aid options. Our rigorous mentor- coach focused approach, competitive price structure, enriching opportunities, and expertly trained team is what makes us the leading consulting agency in the market.
Briana D. Williams, Esq.
Briana Williams is an attorney based in Los Angeles, California. She graduated from St. John's University with a B.A. in Legal Studies. At St. John's, she received high honors in the English department, as well as worked with both the City Council and the Fifth District's Congressional Office. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her certificate for Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard's Business School. She currently sits on the board of Children's Rights, a non-profit, as well as frequently contributes articles to USA Today as a freelance writer.
Ashley Menzies, Esq.
SENIOR ACADEMIC CONSULTANT
Ashley Menzies is an attorney based in Los Angeles. She graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Political Science in 2011. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2017. She was a legal writing advisor to 1L students during her time at Harvard, and has helped a number of candidates successfully navigate the admissions process.
Alexander Oladele, Pharm.D., R.Ph
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR AND MEDICAL DIVISION LEADER
Alexander Oladele serves as President & CEO of Reseau Docteur Inc., a national and international working group of Minority Professionals dedicated to advancing professionalism and excellence through social media outlets. He is a graduate of Howard University and subsequently completed his residency at Howard University Hospital. Following this, he completed a 2 year fellowship in medical research and strategy at Daiichi Sankyo, the second-largest pharmaceutical company in Japan. He is a medical professional who currently serves as a scientific resource to physicians and other medical practitioners within the pharmaceutical industry. Alexander is extremely passionate about mentorship and is a staunch believer in paying it forward. Through Reseau Docteur Inc., he has led the development of a vast network of medical professionals and has developed a program which to date has awarded over 200 students across the country with certificates of completion. He hopes to continue to serve as a resource to those who are looking to advance themselves professionally.
Tatiana Patton, MBA, MSBM
Tatiana Patton is a three-time graduate of the University of Central Florida where she received her B.A. in Marketing in 2016, her MBA in 2018 and most recently, her Master of Sport Business Management in June of 2019. In graduate school, she oversaw the Undergraduate Sport Business Management Minor, helping numerous students with career placement, internship placement and navigate graduate admissions. She currently sits on the senior team of The Weeks Brothers Foundation, an Orlando based non-profit founded by former MLB players with a mission of helping the underserved kids pave a way to a bright future. She is Bilingual – English and Spanish.
Sharon Cruz, Esq.
Sharon Cruz is an attorney based in New York. She graduated from Binghamton University with a dual major in English Literature and Philosophy, Politics, and Law. She received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. While at Cardozo, she worked at the Innocence Project and served as Notes Editor of the International and Comparative, Policy and Ethics Law Review, and Senior Editor of the Law and Literature Journal. Sharon also served as President of the Cardozo Mentors Program, where she helped students ease their transitions to law school. She currently focuses her practice on commercial litigation and insurance coverage.
Ayo is a 2019 graduate of the University of Idaho, where she received degrees in International Studies and Sociology, with minors in Africana Studies and Spanish. During her time as an undergraduate, she worked as a CLASS Ambassador, mentoring incoming students. She was also recognized with the Lindley Award, which is the highest distinction given to any student in her college. In 2018, she was admitted into Harvard Law School through the Junior Deferral Program and spent the past year working at Hogan Lovells, an international law firm. She is passionate about supporting students on their academic journeys and is excited to be part of the MINT Admissions team.
Stefanie Peart is a graduate of The George Washington University where she has
extensive experience working in Undergraduate Admissions for 4 years. Her passion for
educated is one that is deeply rooted in her personal journey to educational access and success. Stefanie holds a BA in Sociology and Political Science with a concentration in Public Policy. Spending much of her time between Washington D.C. and her home state of New Jersey, Stefanie loves to travel and starting new adventures. In her free time she loves to be in the kitchen experimenting with new dishes and collecting candles. Stefanie is a firm believer that anything is attainable with hard work, dedication, and passion.