ABOUT COLLEGE COMPASS
Gaining entry to the world’s top colleges is getting increasingly difficult, and traditionally only those who are fortunate have been able to afford the fees for personalized, world-class admissions counseling. However, at Everest Education, we have worked with hundreds of amazing students who cannot afford this. We believe all these exceptional students, regardless of financial circumstance, deserve this opportunity. So we are proud to offer solutions to help all students who aspire to the best universities and colleges in in the world, mainly in the United States.
Admission to A Top College
Our students have been accepted into the most competitive and universities in the world, with over $12 million dollars in financial aids since 2018. We want to help you do the same. School rankings are not the sole factor; we coach students to find the best fit as well.
Experienced Coaching Team
College Compass is led by Senior Lead Counselors of Everest Education, including Co-founders (who graduated from Harvard Business School, Stanford University, MIT Sloan School of Management) and experienced College Admissions Counselors.
Structured Program and Well-proven System
Our class is a great combination of both structured group class and regular 1-on-1 meetings to help you control the whole application process effectively.
COLLEGE PATHWAY FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
COLLEGE COMPASS PROGRAMS
College Compass Junior
College Compass Junior program offers personalized coaching and guidance to students from earlier years of high school. College preparation is a long-term process and we’ll be there with you along the way, so you can manage the timeline and plan with confidence and control. Our experienced counselors will be your partner in the journey of academic and personal development.
- The objective of College Compass Junior is to coach and assist high school students (9th-11th grade) in their pathway to their eventual application process to colleges, mainly in the United States.
✔ Develop a strategy for the suitable standardized tests (SAT/ACT, IELTS/TOEFL…), work on a timeline, and guide students towards test prep options
✔ Conduct personality tests and reflection to understand students’ strengths and weaknesses
✔ Formulate a plan to build on the strengths, mitigate the weaknesses and develop leadership with suitable extracurricular activities
✔ Support students to keep high academic performance at school, and solve any arising issues.
▸ Group class: N/A
▸ Specialized Coaching (1-on-1 format)
✔ College Compass Junior – Premium
✔ College Compass Junior – Platinum
College Compass Admission program guides rising Grade 12 students step-by-step through the rigorous application process with a high quality, cost-effective package. Our alumni have been successful in their application to the most competitive schools in the world (Harvard University, Stanford University, Cornell University, Duke University, Williams College, Amherst College, NYU, Bates College, University of Southern California, Minerva…), and we’ll guide you to succeed too. With the lead of our experienced counselors and excellent graduates themselves, you can control your application process effectively, and turn your dream schools into reality.
- The objective of College Compass is to coach and assist rising Grade 12 students in their application process to colleges, mainly in the United States.
✔ Write a powerful personal statement and convincing supplemental essays that present your identity to the admission committee
✔ Generate a suitable list of schools that fits your personality and financial needs
✔ Understand the Common Application, and prepare necessary financial aid forms
✔ Manage deadlines effectively and maintain excellent discipline to avoid procrastination.
▸ Group class
✔ College Compass Scholars (Scholarship)
✔ College Compass Admission
▸ Specialized Coaching (1-on-1 format)
✔ Add-on package with Senior Lead Counselors, applied for College Compass Scholars & College Compass Admission
✔ College Compass Specialized Coaching – Premium
✔ College Compass Specialized Coaching – Platinum
*For Specialized Coaching, you’ll have the option of working with both College Admissions Counselors and Senior Lead Counselors (Tony, Don, Matthew).
Meet our coaching team
Senior Lead Counselors
Chairman & Co-founder, Everest Education
- M.B.A., Harvard Business School
- M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Stanford University
- B.A. in Economics, Stanford University
CEO & Co-founder, Everest Education
- B.S. in Computer Science, Stanford University
- B.A. in Economics, Stanford University
Senior Lead Counselor, College Compass
- B.A. in Philosophy (Major) and Asian Studies (Minor), Boston College
- M.B.A., MIT Sloan School of Management
- Coaching Certificate, iPEC
Tony Ngo's full profile
Tony began his career with Morgan Stanley as an investment banker in their Silicon Valley office in 2001 and most recently worked at Bridger Capital, a New York-based hedge fund, from 2008 to 2015 investing in primarily Asian companies and global technology companies.
Tony is a serial entrepreneur including multiple non-profits. In 2009, Tony founded Sponsors for Educational Opportunity – Vietnam (SEO-Vietnam), a non-profit developing leadership capacity among professionals who will make a difference in Vietnam. SEO-Vietnam currently boasts over 400 impactful alumni through its Career Fellowship, many of whom are managers in multinational companies, executives in Vietnamese companies, and founders of startups and non-profit organizations. In 2004, Tony co-founded UNAVSA, the largest non-profit in the Vietnamese American community focusing on youth development.
Tony splits his time between Vietnam and Los Angeles, CA, where he lives with his wife Minnelly and his two children, Ian and Estelle.
Don Le's full profile
He moved to Vietnam in 2007 and has helped build several finance, technology, and consumer businesses. Prior to founding E2, Don served as Director, Head of Corporate Strategy & Finance, for Viet Thai International, one of the largest consumer marketing and multi-unit retail operators in Vietnam including Highlands Coffee and Pho 24. Before that, he first served as Director, Institutional Markets, for Mekong Securities.
Don was instrumental in developing Sponsors for Educational Opportunity – Vietnam (SEO-Vietnam) and served on the board of directors for several years. Remains an active mentor and trainer.
Matthew McGarvey's full profile
Matthew has worked and lived throughout Asia for over 20 years. He has launched multiple startups including Dao Labs (www.mydaolabs.com) and the first social enterprise in Tibet, Dropenling Handicrafts. He has also worked in investment banking with an emphasis on organic agriculture, logistics and renewable energy. Matthew launched the Agribusiness Team at PricewaterhouseCoopers China’s Corporate Finance Group, and the local language edition of Forbes Media in Vietnam on behalf of IDG Ventures. Most recently he has been working with the largest independent breeder of non-GMO seeds in North America, as well as in launching an impact fund focused on sustainable food and agriculture in Asia. Matthew is a certified coach and has a passion for helping people of all ages become their best self and achieve their dreams.
College Admissions Counselors
Tran Viet Anh
College Admissions Counselor, Everest Education
- B.A in Financial Economics (Major) & Electronic Music (Minor), Wabash College (Class of 2018)
- Diploma, Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted (Class of 2014)
Viet Anh’s full profile
Prior to joining Everest Education, Viet Anh worked as a Business Analyst at VNG Corporation (the only Vietnamese technology company valued at $1 million) on key products, including Tix (previously 123Phim), ZaloPay, Zing News and Zing TV. Before that, he completed several internships in investment banking (SSI, leading securities company in Vietnam) & private equity (VIG, investment fund with a $500 million portfolio).