International College Admission Consultant
Higher Education industry January 1990 – Present (20 years 11 months)
Expert college admission coach. Expert in international, Ivy League, transfer admission. Provide group sessions for families of 8th-12th graders. Presented Ivy League admission sessions in Beijing and Shanghai, China.
Professor/Counselor Higher Education industry October 1987 – Present (23 years 2 months)
Provide academic, career and personal counseling; strategic college admission coaching. Experienced in Ivy League and Sister Schools admission, and international education.
Developed and taught pathways to Ivy League, medical, law and public policy school courses; college and life success courses.
Developed diversity programs; founded college president diversity lecture series; established Diversity In Action Group; endowed student transfer scholarship.
China Tour Group Director Higher Education industry， January 2000 – December 2009 (10 years)
Developed tour itinerary and led groups to China.
Admission Officer， Princeton University
Educational Institution; Higher Education industry July 1985 – September 1987 (2 years 3 months)
Admission committee member: read and evaluated undergraduate admission applications; conducted nationwide high school and community outreach. Advised student organizations. Coordinated student programs.
Assistant Director of Admissions，Santa Clara University
Educational Institution; Higher Education industry，July 1980 – July 1985 (5 years 1 month)
Admission committee member involved in all aspects of outreach, admission and matriculation. Also coordinated minority student recruitment.
Director, La Casa Cultural Latina， University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Educational Institution; Higher Education industry
July 1979 – July 1980 (1 year 1 month)
Directed and managed all aspects of student center; provided academic, career and personal counseling; organized intellectual, cultural, and social events.
Capital Normal University，Certificate, Chinese Language and Culture
Activities and Societies: Capital Normal University, Beijing
Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Master, Higher education; college admissions Santa Clara University
BA， Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Jr. Year Student Council Member， Universidad del Valle de México
Certificate, Spanish Language and Mexican Culture，University of California, Berkeley
Certificate, College Admission and Career Planning， Lifetime UC Berkeley alumna
- Honors and Awards:
-Harvard University’s only graduate elected president of both Bay Area alumni chapters:
the Harvard Club of San Francisco (2001)
and the Harvard Club of Silicon Valley (2004).
-Inaugural recipient, Alumni of Color Achievement Award, Alumni of Color Conference, Harvard Graduate School of Education
-Recipient, Harvard Alumni Association service leadership award
-Recipient, College Board Western Region Outstanding Leadership Award
-Recipient, Princeton Chicano Caucus Service Award
-Recipient, Educator of the Year Award, Caminos Magazine