Read about us in the news – The Red Pen featured in the media on a variety of admissions-related topics.




Press Releases

D Y Patil School

DY Patil International School selects
The Red Pen as in-house guidance Counsellors

Admissions Related

Print Media


Youth incorporated magazine MHC Shakti – Women should be encouraged to pursue a STEM education


The Red Pen students share how they found their best fit college

Mumbai Mirror

Namita Mehta shares her thoughts on school admissions on Mumbai Mirror

Wall Street Journal

Kavita Mehta in The Wall Street Journal on parents concerns about studying in the US

ET Panache

Kim, Kavita and Namita interview in ET Panache

The times of India

Seven university application killers

The Huffington Post

Son Of Kanpur Mechanic Gets Full Scholarship To MIT.

Hindustan Times

Push yourself out of your comfort zone.

Education Times

UG admissions
Do early birds catch the worm?

Audio Clips

94.3 Radio One segments

Learn how Kim and Kavita teamed up to form The Red Pen.

Kim explains The Red Pen’s approach to the essay.

Kim explains why rankings are useful but not the only tool when evaluating colleges.

Get our thoughts on MBA extracurriculars.

Kim talks about how we came up with the name "The Red Pen".

Is a second, global MBA worth it?

Book Launch

Print Media

The Voice of Malabar Hills

write up on the book in the Malabar Hills community newspaper

The times of India

Studying at your dream college is just a book away!


The Indian Student’s
Comprehensive Guide to US
College Admissions.


A book to help you address your
confusion and questions about
studying abroad.


The face, and the book.

Audio Clips

94.3 Radio One segments

Listen to Kim & Kavita talk about what inspired them to write the book.

The book can help students navigate the complex US undergraduate admissions process.

Acing Admissions is a useful guide, no matter where you are in the process.

Students need to think beyond academics & focus on non-quantifiable factors.

The book helps answer questions like - Do rankings matter? What kind of activities should my child take up? Can I get financial aid?