Jamie Beaton
Co-Founder and CEO


Jamie attended King’s College in Auckland, New Zealand, from which he graduated with eight A* and two A’s, including a Top In The World for A2 English Literature, Top In The World for IGCSE English Language and multiple Top In The Country awards.

After discovering overseas university pathways, Jamie applied for 25 of the top universities around the world and was the first New Zealander to be accepted into all of them. He was accepted into elite universities such as Harvard, Cambridge, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, University of Pennsylvania’s Huntsman Program, and Columbia.

Jamie ultimately chose Harvard and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Applied Mathematics & Economics as well as a Masters in Applied Math two years ahead of schedule, while also working as the youngest analyst at Tiger Management at the age of 20.

It was Jamie’s success in securing offers to competitive universities that inspired him to co-found Crimson Education and serve as CEO since 2013.

After graduating from Harvard, Jamie became one of the youngest students ever accepted to Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he completed an MBA and Masters in Education. In 2017, he spoke at the UN about eradicating poverty and was listed in Forbes Asia 30 Under 30. In 2018, Jamie earned a coveted Rhodes Scholarship and is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy at the University of Oxford.

Our Services

Admissions Consulting: Support for students applying to the US, UK, Medicine Schools, MBA/Postgraduate degrees, or College Sports programs.

Tutoring: Curriculum tutoring for IB/A-Level subjects and standardized test tutoring for the SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, BMAT, UCAT, and more.

Educational Tours: International tours to top universities and leading companies such as NASA or SpaceX.

Crimson Rise: A personalized, holistic program for young students aged 11–14, designed to prepare them to succeed in high school and beyond.

Our Technology

Crimson has a number of cutting-edge university admission platforms to support you on your university pathway.

Crimson App

The Crimson App is an online learning management platform enabling Crimson’s tutors, mentors and consultants to directly connect with students. It includes:

+       Psychometric Testing: Where students are able to sit psychometric tests and be matched to an appropriate mentor.

+       Customised Roadmap: A detailed timeline that’s personalized to each student showing all deadlines, tasks, and steps in their application process.

+       Mock Standardized Tests: Take mock/diagnostic standardised tests such as the SAT and ACT and receive real-time feedback.

+       Personal Calendar and Meeting Scheduling: User-friendly calendar allowing students to book sessions with their Crimson team.

+       In-app Messaging: The ability to send messages to tutors, mentors, consultants, and other members of the Crimson team.

Extracurricular Opportunity Database
A database of extracurricular and leadership (ECL) activities offered by top organisations and other students across the globe for students to become involved in to differentiate themselves.

Crimson Hub
Thousands of exclusive videos, including visits to UK and US universities, ‘day-in-the-life’ videos, professional introductions, and more.

Crimson Ask
Online Q&A platform; Crimson experts answer students’ questions online, which can be directly accessed through Crimson App

Crimson Blog
Articles covering application tips, famous schools, essays, career opportunities, admissions trends, and more.

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