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D Y Patil International School, Worli Selects The Red Pen as In-house Guidance Counsellors

The Red Pen, an independent education consulting company, is excited to announce that it has been appointed as the in-house guidance counsellor for D Y Patil International School, Worli.
D Y Patil International School, Worli saw the need to build a more robust, internal team to manage their school profile, students’ applications and provide services such as unique enrichment programs and test preparation courses in school.  In addition to managing the application process and components such as transcripts and letters of recommendation, The Red Pen will also bring the college admission perspective to curriculum development/subject selection, suggest resources for learning and networking, help the school engage with admissions representatives from global universities and represent the school at education conferences.
D Y Patil Group Chairman, Dr. Ajeenkya D Y Patil said, “The D Y Patil International School is committed to provide its students world-class opportunities and is making continual efforts to support its students personal, social, and educational development through a wide range of innovative programs designed specifically for each of these areas. We are pleased to partner with The Red Pen as they provide educational counselling services to our students. We are confident that the experience and expertise of The Red Pen will substantially benefit our students to shape their future.”
A dedicated and experienced counsellor from The Red Pen has been assigned to the school; a graduate of the University of Virginia, with a master’s degree in education and focus on higher education administration, she has been advising students for over six years, which includes her experience supporting international students at the University of Virginia.
“We look forward to helping D Y Patil International School, Worli, build a flexible, student-centered in-house counselling department,” says Namita Mehta, partner at The Red Pen. “A fully developed in-house counselling department can make the higher education application process more efficient, build transparency and allow global university admissions teams to better understand the context of the student’s application, which is critical in the admissions process. I saw this first-hand when I established the counselling department at another leading IB school in Mumbai. As global education opportunities expand, building relationships with university admissions officers is an important step in building a strong reputation.”

About D Y Patil International School, Worli

D Y Patil International School, Worli is a private co-educational institution offering kindergarten through grade 12 school. It is authorised to offer IB Primary Years Program (Nursery to Grade 5), the IB Diploma Program (Grades 11 & 12) and the CIE (University of Cambridge) Programs (Grades 6 to 10). The school was opened in 2008 and is part of the esteemed Ajeenkya D Y Patil Group (ADYPG), which owns and operates over 200 educational institutions around the world. The school’s mission is to create a community of life-long learners working together in a caring, challenging and nurturing environment that encourages enthusiasm, international mindedness, independence and responsibility where academic and personal potential can be achieved. To learn more, please visit
About The Red Pen

The Red Pen is an independent education consulting company, advising applicants who seek to study abroad at the school, university or postgraduate levels. We also assist secondary schools in developing student-focused, scalable university counselling infrastructure that addresses the academic needs of its communities. Our 50+ member team is led by three partners, Kavita Mehta, Kimberly Wright Dixit and Namita Mehta. Consultants with diverse backgrounds, who possess a wealth of education, experience and knowledge of life in India and abroad, represent the company’s strong foundation. For more information, please visit