We have experience where it counts.

At Admissions Company, we bring over a decade of experience with higher education. We have helped numerous students gain a competitive advantage in the application process. We believe that anyone can benefit from a range of educational and professional experiences, and we’re no exception! We are comprised of individuals who have navigated the college and graduate school admissions processes, and pursued a variety of scholarly and professional endeavors. We have broad critical skills and expertise, and provide highly specialized guidance.

Sybil E. Gohari, Ph.D.

Sybil E. Gohari, Ph.D.

Dr. Gohari is a passionate educator and entrepreneur who founded The Admissions Company when she recognized the need for professional college and graduate school applicant development. Utilizing a methodology that combines a technology platform with professional services, The Admissions Company helps to significantly increase the odds of acceptance to an applicant’s target college or graduate school.

Dr. Gohari is an academic art historian whose scholarship focuses on race and gender, as well as the impact of the art market on the production, proliferation and reception of art. Her areas of specialization are twentieth-century art of the United States and African American art. Dr. Gohari, through her scholarship, developed a model to establish whether the art world is a leading or lagging indicator of social movement, and how race and gender bias permeate and hinder progress.

Dr. Gohari’s professional, academic and scholarly experience, as a teacher, author, and advisor spans some of the leading academic and artistic institutions in our nation’s capital. The recipient of numerous academic awards and honors, she held the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Fellowship during the course of her doctorate.

Renée Ater, Ph.D.

Renée Ater, Ph.D.

Dr. Renée Ater holds a B.A. in art history from Oberlin College, and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in art history from the University of Maryland. She was Associate Professor in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she taught from 2003-2017.

A scholar of nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century art of the United States, Dr. Ater’s research focuses on monuments, race, national identity, and public space. She is the author of Keith Morrison, volume 5 of The David C. Driskell Series of African American Art (Pomegranate Books, 2005) and Remaking Race and History: The Sculpture of Meta Warrick Fuller (University of California Press, 2011) as well as numerous articles. Currently, she is engaged with a digital project entitled "Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past: Race, Memorialization, Public Space, and Civic Engagement."

Behzad Gohari

Behzad Gohari

Mr. Gohari has spent his career at the intersection of capital markets, law and technology. Over two decades, and through a dozen startups, he has acted as founder, investor and strategic advisor, as well as utilizing his expertise in cross-border transactions, involving debt and equity financing. In addition to corporate development, equity investments and placements, as well as various securities offerings and financing transactions, he has served as a strategic advisor to startups from the software and biotechnology industries. He has successfully guided his clients and portfolio companies through two of the largest financial crises of the past century developing a unique expertise and deeper appreciation of the interaction between international financial regulation, and the impact of interlocking regulatory regimes on the global markets.

In addition to his JD, he has an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and an LLM with Distinction in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center. Mr. Gohari been quoted by Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Chicago Tribune, Compliance Week and the Law360 Blog. He has been published in the Westlaw Journal of Securities Regulation, National Mortgage News, Bank Systems & Technology, and Wall Street & Technology as an author. His academic interest is the prevention, management and mitigation of systemic crises. Mr. Gohari has lived, worked and studied in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Dwight Lin, M.D.

Dwight Lin, M.D.

Dr. Dwight Lin is a graduate of Cornell University (1990, B.A. in Neurobiology & Behavior) and Hahnemann University School of Medicine (M.D., 1995). He completed his medical training at Harvard Medical School (1999) and is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R). Dr. Lin has over 17 years of experience in the field of Sports Medicine and

Physical Rehabilitation. A specialist in non-surgical treatment of painful knees, hips, elbows, and sciatica, Dr. Lin assists adult patients who have suffered work, recreational and sports related conditions.

Dr. Lin is committed to providing his patients with the most up to date and innovative care options, including regenerative technology with PRP (platelet rich plasma) and stem cells. He uses live digital imaging (ultrasound and xrays) combined with rehabilitative exercise programs to optimize the healing process.

He is an active member of the American Academy of PM&R, the International Spine Interventional Society, the North American Spine Society, and the American College of Sports Medicine.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, surfing and traditional Japanese karate.

Yui Suzuki, Ph.D.

Yui Suzuki, Ph.D.

Dr. Yui Suzuki earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles. She was Associate Professor of art history in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she taught from 2006-2017, and also served as a Director of Undergraduate Studies from 2014-17. She is currently a higher education consultant and an independent scholar. Dr. Suzuki is also a member of The Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE), a multidisciplinary academic association with an international membership of educators, administrators, staff, students, researchers and other professionals committed to the transformation of higher education through the recovery and development of mindfulness in teaching, learning and knowing.