Top 10 Mistakes Students Make While Applying to Colleges and Universities!

No high school student should go without college admission consulting. So we created a free program for high schoolers and their parents! Don't make these top #10 common mistakes while applying to US colleges and universities or you may ruin your future career! Save time, effort, and funds.

College Admission | Financial Aid | Career Guidance

Digital | Self-Paced | Comprehensive | Proven | Free | World-Wide

  • 1. Prepare For College

    Learn about the building blocks to plan, prepare, apply, and attend premium US colleges and universities affordably.

  • 2. Don't Make Mistakes

    Don’t make the top 10 costly mistakes other students make when spending $10,000-$60,000 per year for studying in the US.

  • 3. Free; $0 Per Day

    Quality US college career counseling programs cost $2,700-18,000 per year. Our foundational counseling is free, that is $0 per day!

Free Program for US and International Students

We Use the Latest Microlearning Technology Platform

  • Digital Videos!

    Watch what programs you want, when you want it, where you want it! Repeat programs as needed!

  • Sophisticated Platform!

    Easy to use, affordable program available on any Internet-connected laptop or desktop!

  • Family Access!

    Available globally for students and their parents to secure career development guidance.

  • Continuously Updated!

    We update our program on a continuous basis so you have the best information at hand!

  • Very Affordable!

    Free. High value. Designed and developed in the US for the US and international students!

  • Low Risk for Students!

    Start now. Cancel anytime, no questions asked. No upfront investment for students.

Top Ten Mistakes Students Make!

Are you making these top ten critical mistakes while applying for study in the USA for Admission and financial aid to US colleges and universities?

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    Foundational Program

    • Program Introduction

    • Invest Carefully!

    • Understanding YOU!

    • Student Preferences!

    • Student Mistake #1

    • Student Mistake #2

    • Student Mistake #3

    • Student Mistake #4

    • Student Mistake #5

    • Student Mistake #6

    • Student Mistake #7

    • Student Mistake #8

    • Student Mistake #9

    • Student Mistake #10

    • Bonus Resource Introduction

    • Bonus Resource Overview

    • Bonus Resource Preview

    • Please Do Us a Favor!

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Students Win, When We Collaborate!

  • Student Career Counselors

    We know you are under-staffed and under-resourced. Let us join forces and win for our students.

  • Parent Teacher Associations

    We are parents and you are parents. Both mean best for our children. Let us partner for a win-win.

  • Student Loan Programs

    Our students need loan funding. We can help grow your lending business and reduce loan defaults.

Program Director: Nitin Pradhan

Founder and CEO ScaleUP USA Accelerator
Ex-Obama Appointee and Former Federal CIO

This program was conceived, designed, researched, planned, and implemented by Mr. Nitin Pradhan and his team of dedicated researchers. Nitin, a social entrepreneur, has 25+ years of experience in delivering results-focused innovation, transformation, and business as well as career expansion in organizations. Nitin has led major organizations, created partnerships with world-class universities, worked for top tier school district, and coached and trained hundreds of students and interns for a successful career. Career Trajectory is not a business for Nitin, it is his passion for the future of our country and the world at large! Come, join Nitin to make this world a better place for all our children! 

Nitin is currently the CEO of Launch Dream and the Managing Partner of GOVonomy. Launch Dream is a business and career growth accelerator for the US and international organizations. GOVonomy is an "Innovation as a Service" for government and government contractors. He recently co-founded a social enterprise initiative called ScaleUP USA an industry powered microlearning program for business and career development. Nitin is also on the external advisory board of Accenture; a mentor at Mach 37, the premium cybersecurity accelerator in Washington DC, USA as well as Z Nation Labs, an accelerator in Mumbai, India.


Nitin was a first-term Obama administration appointee and the award-winning, nationally recognized federal CIO for the US Department of Transportation (US DOT) where he provided IT leadership, vision, strategy, policy, and oversight for US DOT’s more than $3.5 billion annual IT investment portfolio and for over 3,000 IT employees, 10,000 contractors and over 200 major transportation systems -- the 6th largest in the federal government.


Earlier, Nitin was the IT Executive at Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the 10th largest school district in the USA. Nitin has also been the Managing Director of the prestigious Virginia’s Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), which is focused on the technology-based economic development and the CEO of a wireless startup, TechContinuum.

Nitin is a keynote speaker, board member, and an author at major business-technology organizations and publications.


Nitin's key areas of expertise are in business leadership, business strategy, business growth, market development, sales development, business development, business collaborations, emerging technologies, innovation, transformation, startups, venture capital, change management, and US federal government. Nitin also enjoys coaching US and international students on how to succeed in the USA.


Nitin has a BS in engineering, MBA in marketing, and MS in accounting.