Vision 2019-01-05T11:50:01+00:00

Athena’s vision is simple: we want to work with the most promising Indian high-school students and mentor them to obtain admission into the world’s best universities, and to become the best versions of themselves in the process.

We believe in holistic coaching, which embraces both depth and breadth, science and the humanities, and encourages students not only to deepen their theoretical knowledge, but also to apply that knowledge to address practical issues confronting society, both locally and globally.

If this vision resonates with you, we encourage you to learn more about Athena and attend our weekly Information Session. 

The Challenge

35,000 high-school students from around the world apply to Harvard every year. The international acceptance rate for Harvard and other elite universities is around 2%.
You need something that differentiates you from the remaining 34,999.
Moreover, the competition is only rising every year; the number of students applying from India is growing 10% every year.
Finally, the top 1 or 2 students from almost every high school in over 150 countries are applying to the same universities. This is the competition that we strive to beat.
High marks and SAT scores are necessary, but not sufficient.
1000s of applicants each year who receive a perfect SAT score or are at top of class are rejected by the Ivy Leagues.
We embrace this challenge.
By helping students get into top universities, we give them a boost earlier in life, which allows them to stay ahead of the curve.
This program is transformative, serving as a bridge between high school and the world’s best universities.

The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we’ve always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts.”

Steve Jobs

The ideal and breadth of liberal education that embraces the humanities and arts as well as the social and natural sciences is at the core of Harvard’s philosophy of undergraduate education.”

Harvard University