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Event Details Setting your child and yourself up for success: navigating the college admissions process and financing an education. Does the college admissions process seem daunting and confusing to you? Join college admissions professionals as we demystify the high school preparation needed for university, the college search, and the application process. Partnering with ChapmanCraig, we will also discuss how to finance and budget for your child's education; everything from tuition, to travel expenses, and setting up your investments to help you achieve your long-term goals. Speakers Craig Chapman Managing Director of ChapmanCraig Ltd Daniel Douglas College Admissions Consultant at MHF Consulting Services Mitchell Felton College Admissions Consultant at MHF Consulting Services Greg Smith Ph.D College Admissions Consultant at MHF Consulting Services
Daniel has been working in education for over 12 years with students from all over the world. He studied education in the UK and was recruited to Central Asia where he worked with many students from the region on helping them get into colleges and universities around the world. Daniel is based in Scotland and has had great success working with students on their applications. Daniel is particularly knowledgeable on the application process for schools in the UK and Europe, as well as Australia and Canada.
Mitchell was born in Hong Kong and adopted by American expats who were working and living there. Being raised in interracial, intercontinental family, he brings a unique perspective to college advising which allows him to connect with and relate to the families he works with.
While living in Hong Kong, Mitchell attended Chinese International School before completing middle and high school in Fresno, California. Mitchell attended Pitzer College, a member of the Claremont Colleges, where he majored in Asian Studies. While there he studied abroad at Peking University and interned in Shanghai and Beijing. Mitchell can read and write Chinese and has a conversational level of proficiency in Mandarin. He has also taken Masters level tax courses at the University of San Francisco School of Law. Mitchell worked in the Office of Admission at Pitzer as an Admission Fellow and has spent the last ten years working in higher education, primarily at the University of San Francisco in their Development office. He has also consulted for the Development offices at SMASH, Youth Tennis Advantage (YTA), and USF School of Law. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, being an active alumnus of his alma mater Pitzer College, plays rugby for the city's only gay and inclusive rugby team, The San Francisco Fog, and he also volunteers with College Track, helping underserved students with their college applications.
Greg was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado and earned his Master's and Ph.D. in European History at Stanford University. He has spent his entire life living and studying all around the world and speaks French, Russian, Spanish and some Italian, Portuguese and Mandarin.
Greg has more than 25 years of experience in selective university admissions after serving as Associate Director of Admissions at Stanford, in addition to sitting on Stanford's Graduate Admissions Committee, serving as a faculty member in Stanford's World Civilization program and as a research fellow also at Stanford University. He has run a major enrollment operation in the California State University system (the largest group of universities in the United States) as Associate Vice President, often working on California statewide enrollment policy and initiatives. In addition, he was Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions at other independent colleges in the state. Greg is recognized as one of the leading experts on advising students on college admission with a very successful track record. Greg is based in San Francisco and works closely with Mitchell on many of their students. He has worked with hundreds of applicants at the highest levels of academic achievement and has a strong desire to help the next generation of leaders. Cancellation Policy Cancellations must be provided in writing to: firstname.lastname@example.org at least seven working days prior to in-house events. Registrations for events held outside the AmCham HK office are non-cancellable and non-refundable. No-shows will be charged. When Typhoon 8 (or above) or Black Rainstorm Signal is hoisted, all events will be canceled Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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