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 2018-2021 cycle.

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Strategic Advisors & Senior Counselors

  • Mac Pasawich Sriyanong
    Associate Managing Director

    Stanford University (B.S. Engineering, M.S. Engineering)

    Over 8 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, Deerfield, Choate, etc.)

  • Chon Chonpatin Palapipat
    Strategic Advisor: Science and Engineering

    University of Texas Austin (B.S. Engineering, Highest Honors, B.A. Economics, Highest Honors)

    Silver Medalist, International Physics Olympiad
    Over 8 years of experience providing consultations to students into top US and UK boarding schools and universities

Senior Counselors & Test Prep Experts

  • Andrew N.
    Head of Academy | SAT and Test Prep Expert

    College of William and Mary (B.A. History, summa cum laude)

    15+ years of experience teaching SAT Reading and Writing in Thailand and China
    Helped recent students score as high as 1600, 1590, 1570 and many others score above 1500
    Also experienced with SSAT, ACT, and many other standardized tests

  • Manisha Misra
    MBA Senior Counselor | Test Prep Instructor | GMAT Expert

    HEC Paris, MBA
    Certified Strengths Coach from Gallup

    10+ years of experience teaching SSAT, SAT, and GMAT Verbal and Quantitative sections
    12+ years of experience counseling for graduate admissions, with 100+ candidates accepted into Ivy League

  • Miew Arisa Kanokwatanawan
    Strategic Advisor | Senior Counselor | Project & Skill Coaching Supervisor

    LSE (Bsc Management, Upper Second Class Honours)
    Chulalongkorn University (MBA Sasin)

    3+ years of experience counseling students into top universities (US/UK)

  • 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

  • Ravi Aldis
    Strategic Advisor l Senior Counselor l Reading & Writing Coach

    Reed College (B.A. History, Specialization in Asian Studies)
    Avignon Université (M.A. English Literature)

    Examination preparation for IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, GMAT, and GRE.
    Support students’ successful applications to top US and UK undergraduate and graduate programs.

  • Pap Variya Tongtip
    Strategic Advisor | Reading and Writing Coach

    Skidmore College (B.S Management and Business and Political Science)

    Coached students into top Thai Medical Programs, US Boarding Schools, and US Universities
    Experience in teaching reading and writing classes

  • 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

  • Sam 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

  • 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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