Our team consists of Thailand’s leading admissions consultants who have worked with hundreds of candidates for Ivy Leagues, top boarding schools and top ten MBA/graduate programs in the past five years. We offer the most successful admissions consulting program in Thailand, consistently having the amongst the highest number of Ivy League offers in the 2018-2019 cycle.

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Strategic Advisors

  • Mac Pasawich Sriyanong
    Associate Managing Director Stanford University (B.S. Engineering, M.S. Engineering)

    Over 6 years of experience counseling students into top US & UK universities

  • James Jirapat Taechajongjintana
    Head of Counseling
    King’s Scholar

    Stanford University (B.A. Economics with Honors, M.A. Public Policy)
    Certified in College Counseling, UCLA

    Admissions counseling experience with a US-based education startup and the Royal Thai government scholarship program

  • Job Kittiprapha Jivasantikarn
    Managing Director | Boarding School Strategic Advisor
    Stanford University (B.A. Economics with Honors, M.S. Management Science & Engineering)

    Coached students into top US boarding schools (Andover, Exeter, Choate, and many more)

  • Chon Chonpatin Palapipat
    Strategic Advisor: Science and Engineering
    University of Texas Austin (B.S. Engineering, Highest Honors)

    Silver Medalist, International Physics Olympiad

Senior Counselors & Test Prep Experts

  • Belle Natcha Palapipat
    Boarding School Senior Counselor
    Cambridge University (B.A. in Law)
    UPenn (LL.M. and Wharton Business and Law certificate)

    4+ years of experience counseling students into top US & UK boarding schools
    Helped students get into top law schools both in UK and US

  • Manisha Misra
    MBA Senior Counselor | GMAT Expert
    HEC Paris, MBA
    Certified Strengths Coach from Gallup

    6+ years of experience teaching GMAT Verbal and Quantitative sections, with candidates regularly scoring above 700
    8+ years of experience counseling candidates for graduate admissions, with 100+ candidates accepted into Ivy League and top European business schools

  • Andrew N.
    Head of Academy | SAT and Test Prep Expert
    College of William and Mary (B.A. History, summa cum laude)

    More than a decade of experience teaching SAT Reading and Writing in Thailand and China
    Helped recent students score as high as 1600, 1590, 1590, 1570, 1570, 1560, 1560, and 1550, and many others score above 1500
    Also experienced with SSAT, ACT, and many other standardized tests

  • Jackson Barber
    Senior Counselor
    Williams College (B.A. Mathematics with magna cum laude) Fulbright Fellow

    Perfect score (2400) on the SAT and perfect score (800) on SAT Math and Chemistry Subject Tests
    4+ years of experience teaching students grades 1-12 in the United States and Thailand

  • Samsuda Khem-nguad
    Senior Counselor
    Cornell University (B.Sci. International Agriculture and Rural Development, minor in City and Regional Planning)

    Sustainability trainer at YourNextU

  • Lily Kittisrikangwan
    UK Senior Counselor
    University of Cambridge (B.A. Politics; Psychology and Sociology; Management Studies Tripos)

    Former senior writer at BK Magazine & former Managing Editor Soimilk

Skill & Project Development Coaches

  • Nub Chananda Thavisin
    Senior Counselor | Psychology & Child Development
    Columbia University, M.S.W.
    Barnard College (B.A. Neuroscience and Behavior with a Behavioral concentration)

    Summer Intern for UNICEF in New York

  • Mick Chaowat Kajornrattana
    Senior Counselor | CS & Programming
    Harvard University (A.B. Computer Science; minor in Economics)

    Led business development projects at Ascend Corp (True Money Wallet)

  • Best Karin Saengchawalit
    Senior Counselor | Economics & Business
    University of Virginia (B.A. Economics and Public Policy and Leadership)

    Asset and Wealth Manangement, MSc Nanyang Technological University under Temasek Regional Regulators Scholarship
    Investment Officer, Reserves Management at Bank of Thailand

  • Yui Nattamon Thavornpitak
    Senior Counselor | Electrical Engineering
    Carnegie Mellon University (B.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering)
    Stanford University (M.S. Electrical Engineering)


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