LEC offers a custom tailored & through-train Boarding School admissions counseling service for high school students. As experts in US and UK Boarding Schools, we understand the intricate differences of each school and how to prepare our students for admission.
We communicate directly with the admissions offices to keep abreast of the latest admissions trends. LEC makes sure our students stay ahead of the throat-cutting admissions game in order to gain acceptance from their dream schools.
Why study abroad?
Away from the comfort of home, students quickly pick up on performing different chores and complete school assignments on their own.They became specialists in handling time , energy and capital. Such students mature rapidly and tend to be self-reliant, confident and successful in university and in life.
Access to Top-notch Facilities
All schools have state of the art facilities in science, art, music, information and communication technology, and sports; Giving them the freedom and abundant resources to explore all the things they love and thrive with the added level of academic and pastoral support. Schools continually invest and renovate their facilities to ensure they are up-to-date and students would be thrilled to know that they will be studying in locations of stunning scenery and traditional architecture.
US/UK Boarding schools welcome students from all over the globe, providing a truly multicultural learning environment. There is no better way to learn the English language than to immerse oneself. This will encourage students to explore outside of their comfort zone, develop their interpersonal and personal qualities as well as building strong friendships and connections that last a lifetime.
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Profile Analysis and Positioning
Gain an in-depth understanding of the student's profile which includes academic history, extracurricular interest, personal achievement, personality, and family background.
Identify the student's strengths and weaknesses. Come up with a list of areas for improvement.
School Selection and Application Strategy
Compile a detailed shortlist of schools divided into three sub-categories: Challenge- Which are more ambitious choices; Reach-At the student's reach after our training ; Fit- Some safer and insurance options.
We do not look at the unofficial rankings available online. Rather, we take into account the students’ abilities and the parents’ expectations to recommend schools we think are the best for them.
We constantly review our students' application progress and give the advice to guide them through each application element one step at a time.
Give specific guidance on which teachers to ask recommendations from.
Academic and Extracurricular Planning
Design a boarding school application timeline and training plan according to the student's situation and needs. We make sure the student knows when and what to do when preparing for the interviews, application essays, and the SSAT & TOEFL tests.
Highlight and illustrate the student's unique selling points with sound examples.
Help our students plan ahead for their summer and winter breaks to enrich their extracurricular portfolios.
Application Essay Guidance and Interview Training
Draw up an interesting personal story to showcase the student's uniqueness; make sure the messages presented in personal essays, parents essays and interviews align with each other.
1:1 Interview training to build confidence and charisma in speech, allowing students to display their strengths and be able to present their ideas in an effective manner.
Interview Scheduling and School Communication
We understand the schools thoroughly because we have visited the boarding schools in person in the past 7 years, and we constantly keep in touch with admissions officers for their latest updates.
Arrange appointments and accompany students to visit their dream schools or even have the interview at the school. During this period we provide extensive interview preparation to equip students with the confidence to reach their potential in flying colours.
VISA Application and Additional Assistance
Assistance in arranging guardian services, holiday accommodation and airport transfers.
Hold a "Pre-departure Seminar", where our consultants will provide thorough information on what to prepare and help smoothen the adaptation to living abroad.
Our "LEC Alumni Association" connects parents and students of different schools.
Help families in the student visa application process.
Director & Lead Instructor
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Jason studied at Diocesan Boys' School before attending boarding school at St Johnsbury Academy in the United States where he became a frequent contributor of the school literature review magazine and a participant in the We The People national constitutional debate contest. He graduated with a BA in International Relations at George Washington University and later earned a TESOL certificate at Trinity College London.
After moving back to Hong Kong, he became an Overseas Admissions Counselor specializing in interview and application essay training. It wasn't until he saw the positive character changes and excellent results of his students that he realized his calling in education. Since then, he has helped numerous students realize their academic passions and enter elite boarding schools and universities in the United States.
He also combined the same life-coaching principles to English teaching and Test Preparation for SAT, IB, and AP. His passion for teaching and experience in communicating with teenagers has helped students achieve distinguished results in school and standardized examinations.
Education Counselor & Instructor
Justina was born and raised in Scotland (UK), after graduating from Glasgow Caledonian University she moved to Hong Kong and gained a TEFL qualification.
Justina has worked with children ranging from kindergarteners to secondary school students, specialising in English reading comprehension, grammar, Cambridge English and Jolly Phonics.
As she has a lot of experience with young learners, she has an innovative and creative way of teaching English in a classroom environment. She also has personal experience with the process of GCSE and A-levels which may be beneficial to secondary students who wish to seek insight and guidance.