4 Key Takeaways From Former Admissions Officer of Harvard, Brown and Phillips Exeter Academy
Meet Thomas Hassan, former Principal and Admissions Director of Phillip’s Exeter Academy, and former admissions officer at Harvard and Brown. Aegis Advisors was honored to host Thomas in Hong Kong on Feb 15-17. Together with our Directors, Dan Chen and Cindy Hah, Thomas shared invaluable insights with over 100 parents on the U.S. university and boarding school admissions process. Here are a few key takeaways:Continue reading See all articles
Q&A: Inside the Real “Oxbridge” Interview
My son has received an invitation for an Oxbridge interview. I have read all kinds of general or contradictory advice on the Internet regarding how he should prepare for the interviews. Please could someone elaborate upon what the interview will really be like, what kind of questions are asked, and how exactly we should help him prepare? Thank you so much in advance.Continue reading See all articles
US Advisor & Athletic Recruitment
Cindy graduated from Princeton University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in History and East Asian Studies. She was also a letter-winner on Princeton's NCAA Division I Varsity Tennis Team. Cindy was formerly an active member of the Princeton Alumni Representative Committee and interviewed students for admissions.
Prior to Princeton, Cindy attended Hong Kong International School and was a top player on the Hong Kong National Tennis Team. She has over ten years of experience in U.S. boarding school and undergraduate admissions, and also has expertise in student athlete recruitment.
U.K. Advisor & Career Specialist
Jennifer graduated with Honours from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Natural Sciences and Anthropology. Prior to attending Cambridge, she studied at one of the top secondary schools in Scotland, Robert Gordon’s College. Jennifer specialises in U.K. boarding school and university admissions, and has helped many students secure offers from top schools including Oxford and Cambridge.
Prior to joining Aegis, Jennifer worked in investment banking with UBS in London and Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong. She also worked in the recruitment industry with a diverse range of top tier multinationals in identifying and hiring talent, and brings that experience and expertise in heading the Internship & Career Advisory arm of Aegis Advisors.