Shalini Ramasundar, MD at EDUTRAVLLR
Great Companies: How did you get your idea or concept for the business?
Shalini Ramasundar: Being an Academician all the while, I always felts that students were very confused on the question “What Next”. This question was even more challenging when you don’t know where to start? I could see the pressure that the students were undergoing in making critical and important decisions , unsure about their goals & decisions and whom to trust. That’s when I felt I needed to help them in walking the right path to reach their goals.
Great Companies: What are the various Services provided by EDUTRAVLLR
Shalini Ramasundar: Edutravllr has been idealized with the vision of simplifying education related decisions. Each student runs through a process and is assisted in shortlisting the right universities according to their grades. The students are completely hand held during the admission process all the way to deciding which offer to accept and the all important visa process..
Great Companies: What makes EDUTRAVLLR different from hundreds of other education firms?
Well we very often try to identify the area of interest and intellectuality of the students and ensure that we get them admitted in stream , country and university that is best for them. In simple words, we generally try to delivers an unbiased counseling, where we also consider the opinions and view of the student.
Great Companies: What are the struggles and challenges you face?
Shalini Ramasundar: As the saying goes…No Pain No Gain. There are road blocks in any business and this is no different. Challenges are many but one thing that seems to be important is finding the right candidate / counselors. The process has become so complex, that identifying the right candidates with passion and commitment towards helping students make the perfect decision has become a challenge..
Great Companies: How do you plan to grow in the future? What does 5 years down the line look like for EDUTRAVLLR?
Shalini Ramasundar: We are currently working on reaching out to at least 1000 students in the next 5 years . Shortly we would be making our presence felt Pan India virtually , to ensure that more and more students can be guided meaningfully. We want more number of students to experience the content of having the perfect medium of Bridging Dreams to Goals
Great Companies: If you had one piece of advice to someone just starting out, what would it be?
Shalini Ramasundar: Whatever you do , do it with passion which results in contentment . And trust there cannot be a better feeling or happiness than contentment in your work.