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"We worked with Dewey Smart for the ACT, and we were very pleased with our daughter's excellent test results. The tutors were very flexible and met at convenient times for her. We liked the methods and tips they used to teach her. Highly recommended."
- Josh H., Parent of 12th Grader
Michael Gao—visionary entrepreneur, ed tech innovator, and Columbia graduate—is the founder and CEO of Dewey Smart, an online college prep company that provides 1:1 near-peer mentorship across academics, test prep, and college admissions.
Upon founding Dewey Smart in 2018, Michael has championed experiential college and career readiness for all students. His team of Ivy League mentors support students, parents, and educators with solutions that build confidence and unlock academic excellence.
In addition to Dewey Smart, Michael is the architect behind Harvi.io—every student’s own AI college admissions ally. Harvi seamlessly supports students through the admissions process with essay development, school-specific timelines, and so much more. Harvi’s free-for-all-students model underscores Michael’s commitment to leveling the playing field by placing a personal college counselor in every student’s pocket.