Guru History & Purpose 2018-09-17T23:27:40+00:00

 GURU HISTORY & PURPOSE

Admissions Guru was established in 2018 to serve the higher education community globally by providing international enrollment services to Parents/Students, Universities, Agencies and Sub-Agencies.

For Students & Parents, we help them to navigate the admission selection process and provide valuable advice on universities, courses available, admission procedure and other relevant information to assist them.

For Universities, we support the institutions with the development of an agency portfolio and to recruit students globally.

For Agencies & Sub-Agencies, we help expand their network so that they could better guide their students and help establish partnership with universities in US, UK, Canada and others by utilizing Admission Guru’s strong presence in these locations.

Founding Advisor

Mark S. Kopenski
Mark S. KopenskiFounding Advisor
Mark S. Kopenski has spent 33 years in the field of enrollment management at five private American institutions. He has served Carthage in Wisconsin, as the Assistant Vice President for Enrollment, was the Director of Enrollment Retention Services at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and was the Vice President for Enrollment Management at Rockhurst University in Kansas City. Mr. Kopenski relocated to London, England in 2001 where he become the inaugural Vice President and Dean of Enrollment at Richmond, The American International University in London. In 2012 he returned to the USA as the Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management at Drew University in Madison, NJ until January 2015. Mr. Kopenski founded the consulting group, Global Student Recruitment Advisors in 2011 and currently works with a range of universities in the USA, Canada, United Kingdom, China and Malaysia along with several high profile international higher education companies. Mr. Kopenski serves on a variety of higher education advisory boards both in the US and abroad. Mr. Kopenski holds degrees from both Carthage and Saint Joseph’s and is working towards a Doctorate in Business Administration in Higher Education Management at the University of Bath in England. His enrollment work has taken him to 103 nations and all 50 US states

Favorite Quote

“It's kind of fun to do the impossible.” - Walt Disney

Mission Statement

At Admissions Guru, we work to educate and connect aspiring students to study, explore and achieve while living and learning abroad. We accomplish this through a network of academic advisors and universities that seek international students at their institutions and we are able to achieve this with a vast supply chain of admissions advisors globally.

Our Values

WE VALUE HELPING STUDENTS FIND THE RIGHT COURSES AND UNIVERSITIES TO OFFER ADMISSION TO THE RIGHT CANDIDATES.

  • Guru Values:

    • Deep Rooted Relationships
    • Friendships
    • Work Ethic
    • Honesty
    • Integrity
  • Helping Parents and their Students find the “best fit” university to Study, Explore and Achieve.

  • Developing deep relationships with our university partners to help them meet their international student enrollment needs.

  • Created partnerships with other agencies and sub agencies to help students study, explore and achieve in life.

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We Are Global And Have Helped Clients Worldwide.