Angela Sun graduated with her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Michigan State University. While she received admission to top tier schools like MIT, she accepted a full scholarship at Michigan State University instead. She graduated in 3 years with both degrees combined, with a 4.0. Previously a Coke Scholar, Burger King Scholar, and Distinguished Young Woman, Angela has earned many accolades throughout the years. She personally earned a 2400 SAT, 36 ACT, and a state-record 19 AP 5's.
Angela understands that college admissions process is not purely intellectual but also a journey of personal and emotional development. Angela brings her experience with emotional counseling and integrates it with academic coaching to make the process enjoyable and engaging for students. Angela has been featured on Bay Area Parent and SF Chronicle.
Angela Sun has successfully coached clients into colleges such as Columbia, Harvard, and MIT, and edited over 300 college admissions essays. Her experience as a fresh graduate with the most recent experience makes her a relatable and friendly coach. She previously worked as a Product Manager at Google. Angela lives in Santa Clara, CA with her husband and two cats.
Brian Qian graduated from the University of Michigan in 3.5 years with a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. He scored a 36 on the ACT and a 2360 on the SAT on the first attempt. He has extensive experience tutoring SAT/ACT in both one-on-one and group settings for over four years. His students regularly achieve score increases over 30%, including hitting Ivy-League level scores of 34+ on the ACT and 1500+ on the SAT.
Brian positions himself as a patient and encouraging tutor. He breaks down problems step by step to help students gain an intuitive understanding of the subject. He believes relationship building is crucial to any student, parent, and tutor relationship. He is also experienced with working with students who have learning disabilities or who need accommodations, including ADHD and dyslexia.
In his free time, Brian likes to play the bassoon in orchestras. He also enjoys playing soccer and tennis. Brian lives in Sunnyvale, CA.
Albert Cui graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University in 3.5 years with a B.S. in Computer Science. He has tutored students of all ages across a variety of subjects, specializing in SAT/ACT prep and computer science/programming.
Albert excels at helping students build the fundamental skills needed behind a question instead of just teaching the correct answer.
His hobbies include biking and working on programing side projects to learn new software technologies. He started opendota.com, a popular, open-source statistics platform for the video game Dota 2. He lives in Santa Clara, CA.