Our Team of Professional Educators and Tutors

Meet our team of SAT tutors, ACT tutors, GMAT tutors, LSAT tutors, MCAT tutors, and college and graduate school admissions advisers serving Dallas, Richardson, Plano, Frisco, McKinney, and Southlake.


Leo Watts

Founder & Lead Consultant

Leo Watts is the founder, owner, and lead consultant at Dallas Admissions Consulting and AmericanAdmissions. He has worked as an SAT / ACT tutor and coordinator for eight years and previously owned and operated Advanced Scholars Tutors. He studied philosophy, psychology, and economics at New York University’s prestigious Gallatin School and also holds a B.A. from the Interdisciplinary Studies Program at UT Dallas. He is an Eagle Scout, avid reader, Spanish speaker, and has visited 25 countries.

Sean McCormick

Lead Law School Advisor

Sean received a full ride scholarship to The University of Oklahoma, where he received a BS and MS in Economics. After teaching himself how to ace the LSAT, Sean went on to become a successful LSAT and GMAT tutor for a major test prep company. Looking for his next big challenge, he applied to and got accepted to the best law school in Texas, The University of Texas School of Law on scholarship. He holds a J.D. from UT Austin and is a practicing attorney along with an experienced test prep and admissions advising instructor. He acts as Dallas Admissions Consulting and American Admission Lead Law School Advisor and helps clients navigate the complex world of getting accepted to Law School in The United States.

Doric Earle

Business Executive and Executive Planner

Doric has 25 years experience working as an executive for large corporations. He has also clocked 1000 hours as a college professor and holds a PhD in Urban Planning from UT Dallas. Working as a strategic planner with Forward Planning, he helps clients, both individuals, corporations, and municipalities, maximize their innate strengths and achieve long and short term goals. He works with Dallas Admissions Consulting and American Admissions as a PhD and Graduate School Adviser and works with clients to create Strategic Personal Plans, focusing on the overlap of education and industry.

Sid Dalvi

Student Advisor

Sid graduated from UT Dallas with a Finance and Economics double major. He's tutored with Dallas Admissions Consulting American Admissions for over four years. He is an expert at the SAT and ACT and has worked with three dozens students on successful college applications.

Stephen Stinton

Stephen holds a B.A. in Ethics and Politics and Economics from Yale University and a Master’s Degree in Theology/Theological Studies from Regent College. He worked for seven years directing strategic planning for several government programs and initiatives affecting TeamPraxis' client base of 17,000 physicians, and oversaw client education and preparation to earn federal incentives for the use healthcare information technology, including creating and conducting education and training workshops, webinars and conference calls, as well as written resources, before deciding to enroll in a Doctorate of Religious Studies at the Dallas Theological Seminary.

Maija Wallace

Maija Wallace holds a M.A. International Development from Sciences Po in France, a B.S. International Political Economy from UT Dallas, and a TEFL Teaching English certification. She has worked as an English teacher in Istanbul, Turkey, and spent a year as a Fulbright scholar teaching English in Santander, Spain. She edits admissions essays and resumes for students across the world.

Jeffrey Fuller

Jeffrey brings over ten years of formal experience of secondary and college educational and admissions advising to his work. As former college advisor at Chaminade College Preparatory High School in Los Angeles, he helped students get accepted to Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, UCLA, UC Berkeley, and many more. He holds a Master’s in Education from […]

Michael Pomeroy

Michael Pomeroy boasts extensive experience as a professional tutor for the GRE, GMAT, LSAT, SAT, ACT, and various academic subjects. He holds a Master's degree in Biology and a BS in Neurobiology from The University of Texas. He has tutored professionally for more than eight years and also worked as a teaching assistant at The University of Texas. Michael holds a J.D. from SMU's Dedman School of Law and also advises clients on the Law School and Graduate School application process.

Larry Cui

Lead ACT Tutor

Larry brings three and a half years of professional experience to his work as a lead ACT tutor and SAT tutor at Dallas Admissions Consulting and AmericanAdmissions He will graduate this semester from SMU’s Cox School of Business where he studies Economics and Accounting. He boasts top two percent scores on the ACT and SAT […]

Ridge Lawrence

Computer Science / Business IT Consultant & Advisor

Ridge provides Computer Science, Management Information Systems, and various information technology advising and consulting. He boasts a long history of software development. He taught himself various software languages and even had a full fledged dynamic website in 7th grade. Ridge graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree from Rawls College of Business, Management Information Systems, and a degree in Computer Science from Texas Tech's Whitacre College of Engineering. He worked at General Motors as a software developer, and eventually a team lead overseeing projects involving up to 25 people. He currently runs his own company specializing in business IT solutions consulting in Dallas, TX with clients all over the United States and abroad. He also keeps our website running smoothly and securely!