Experence & Eduction

Experience & Education

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, Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA) and subscribes to HECA standards of good practice
Member, Western Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC)
Professional Member, Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA)


External reader for UC Berkeley’s freshman admissions for several years; have read thousands of applications.

Presented college-related topics to groups such as the Parents Education Network and the Center for Talented Youth.

Have personally toured over 450 different college campuses, most visits appearing on this list.

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.

Client Successes

Admitted to many colleges including Columbia University, UC Berkeley, University of Southern California, Carnegie Mellon, UCLA, Tufts, University of Michigan, University of Rochester, Georgia Tech, and New York University.

Client majors included science, engineering, social sciences, and performing arts. Many students won significant scholarships.

GreatSchools.org Web Articles

Understanding and preparing your child for psychoeducational testing
Understanding the results of psychoeducational testing


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