Experience & Education
Certified Educational Planner: The American Institute of Certified Educational Planners (AICEP) “reviewed positively” my advising process, and was “impressed with [my] commitment, energy and devotion.”
MBTI® Certified Practitioner, CPP The Myers-Briggs® Company
UCLA College Counseling Certificate with Distinction
M.B.A., University of California, Berkeley
M.A., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
B.A., Stanford University
American Institute of Certified Educational Planners (AICEP)
Member, Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC)
Professional Member, Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA)
Read thousands of essays and applications over eight years as an external reader for UC Berkeley’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
Continuously updates field knowledge through numerous informational webinars, college presentations, and professional conferences, newsletters, and a daily listserv.
Contributed comments following a request from the producers of a 12-episode video series, Gopen’s Reader Expectation Approach to the English Language.
Have personally toured over 450 different college campuses, most visits appearing on this list.
Presented college-related topics to groups such as the Parents Education Network and the Center for Talented Youth.
Author, Learning Disabilities from a Parent’s Perspective: What you need to know to understand, help, and advocate for your child, Pince-Nez Press, 2003.
Clients have included those:
- Academically gifted
- Talented in non-core academics: speech, the arts, sports
- With mild learning disabilities and receiving school accommodations
- Residing in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the US
- From China (must be fluent in English by their junior year)
- With aspirations in STEM fields, law, business, and the arts.
Admitted to many colleges, some with merit scholarships, including Columbia University, Duke, Cornell University, UCLA, Williams, Georgetown, Carleton, UC Berkeley, Claremont McKenna, Scripps, University of Southern California, Emory, Carnegie Mellon, Washington St. Louis, Grinnell, Tufts, University of Michigan, New York University, Bates, University of Rochester, Georgia Tech, Boston University, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, University of British Columbia, and Queen’s University in Ontario.
Client majors included science, engineering, social sciences, and performing arts. Many students won significant scholarships.
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