Meet The Team
Rona Aydin, Founder and CEO
Rona started Oriel Admissions upon graduating from Oxford University's Said Business School with an MBA degree. While studying for her MBA, she worked with Oxford Said's Admissions department as a student advisor. Prior to her MBA, Rona worked for the editing department for Scholastic Corporation and in financial services.
Rona is passionate about education and brings a wealth of knowledge about high school, college, and graduate admissions to her work with a diverse group of clients.
Rona also holds a Master of Arts in Economics from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Brandeis University.
Lauren, Senior Counsultant
Lauren worked in MBA admissions for New York University's Stern Business School for over 10 years. During her time at Stern, she read and evaluated thousands of applications and interviewed hundreds of MBA candidates. She represented Stern at events for prospective students and trained staff members on how to evaluate candidates for the various MBA programs.
Prior to working in admissions, Lauren worked in investor relations and marketing for a major investment bank.
Lauren holds an MBA from NYU Stern and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Michigan.