College Admission Season – No-Stress Success Guide: A conversation with Shirag Shammessian
Dr. Shirag Shemmassian is father to one son, the founder of Shemmassian Academic Consulting, and one of the world’s foremost experts on admissions to highly selective colleges, graduate programs, and medical schools. For nearly 20 years, he and his team have helped thousands of students overcome obstacles and gain admission to these schools using his proprietary approach.
Shirag was born in Los Angeles to Armenian parents who immigrated to the United States from Lebanon.
As a high school student, he navigated the admissions process with limited college counseling. He received a BS in human development from Cornell University and a PhD in clinical psychology from UCLA. Shirag’s expertise has been featured in various media outlets, including the Washington Post and Business Insider.
He joins us on Parenting for the Future to share his wisdom on how we parents can help our children hone their unique voices so that they can achieve their educational and career goals.