Danny Ruderman
College Admissions Expert and Author

After helping thousands of students find and get into colleges that truly matched their interests, Danny wrote his book, The Ultimate College Acceptance System, which was published in July, 2006 by St. Martin’s Press.


Danny Ruderman started his parent company, Admit U Inc., in 1997 as a tutoring, test preparation and college admission counseling enterprise. He also travels the country speaking to families at different schools, companies, and PTA events.


Danny graduated with Honors from Stanford University and holds a BA in Human Biology with an emphasis in Education. In 1996, he was named a Merit Teacher for his work at Campbell Hall School in Los Angeles. Danny has worked as an educational therapist for K&M Associates in Los Angeles and as a standardized test instructor for Ivy West. He is also a member of the Western Association of College Admissions Counselors (WACAC). He has been featured on a variety of television and radio programs, as well as in periodicals such as NPR’s Marketplace, Fox News, The Los Angeles Times, Barry Kibrick’s Between the Lines on PBS, College Bound Magazine, The Bill Handel Show, and Powernomics. Danny is also a regular contributor to Money 101 on KNX 1070 in Los Angeles.

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The Ultimate College Acceptance System
Everything You Need to Know to Get into the Right College for You
St. Martin's Griffin

Danny Ruderman has helped countless students successfully apply, and get accepted, to the colleges of their choice. Now, with his step-by-step, comprehensive...

How to Get Accepted at the College of Your Dreams: Danny talks about how students and parents alike can navigate the waters of college admissions with success.
Working with Your Child: A discussion of the hurdles parents face in their children's academic lives, with insights and solutions that really work.
How to Pay for College: Danny looks at strategies and solutions for the often daunting expenses of a college education.

Praise for The Ultimate College Acceptance System "Students will come away from reading this book more empowered and with a better understanding of the active role they themselves can take in gaining admission to college."
-Molly Branch, college counselor

"...like an expert coach, offering unique insights and guiding students as they research, select, and apply to college."
-Kevin Newman, college counselor

"The best thing I found about the book was that it helped my son feel less overwhelmed and he actually got excited about applying to college."
- Anonymous parent