Oakton Academy

Oakton Academy provides various aspects of academic enrichment, college admission advice, and standardized testing tutorials. Subjects include: AP, PSAT, SAT, Physics, AP Physics, Mathematics (AP Calculus), 4th – 8th Grade English Literature, Advanced Reading, Writing, and Public Speaking; 9th – 12th Grade Critical Reading and Writing.

Oakton Academy focuses on parenting. We strongly believe that a healthy, loving, and positive relationship between parents and children is crucial in a students’ development both at a younger age and during their teenage years.

Oakton Academy believes in the 4Ps: being Proactive, being Prepared, being Positive and Persevering. We also believe in the 3Ds: being Dedicated, Determined, and Detail oriented. These will enable and empower any student to succeed in their academic and future professional journey.

“Educating the students who will be leaders for the future” – Harvard Business School 

ADVISORY MEMBERS:

Ms. Tina received perfect SAT 2400 and PSAT 240 scores.  She attended Stanford University and graduated in 2012. Tina is currently attending Medical School at University of California in San Francisco.

Ms. Sasha is a Ph.D. student at Medical College of Wisconsin. Sasha received full scholarship from University of Nebraska and graduated with highest honor.

Ms. Estelle is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Global Health and Population at the Harvard School of Public Health. Before starting her Master’s, she was teaching 10th grade geometry at City Year New Orleans. Estelle graduated from the University of Virginia (2015) with distinction as an Echols scholar, majoring in Global Development Studies and Cognitive Science, and minoring in bioethics.

Ms. Alice graduated from Georgetown University Magna Cum Laude with Finance & International Business majors. She worked as a Career Information Specialist at Georgetown Career Center, providing mock interviews and guidance to college students’ professional development. She works for PwC’s Management Consulting Advisory Division.

Ms. Huy holds Master Degree with Honor from Harvard University Education Department in 2014. She is currently working for NYU as Academic Affairs Senior Associate. She has reviewed high school students’ resumes and writings, and provided them feedback.

Ms. Grace graduated from Jiao Tong University, and holds Master degrees in Physics and Electrical & Computer Engineering. She has over 16 years of college campus experience. She provides counseling to high school students on extracurricular activities and college admission applications.

Dr. Zheng is the lead in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. He holds Ph.D from Marquette University, Wisconsin. Dr. Zheng has successfully advised high school students in SAT preparation, college application preparation as well as career strategy and management.

Dr. Lu holds Ph.D. in Physics, and an Executive MBA from Duke University. Dr. Lu has taught and tutored local Thomas Jefferson, Madison, Oakton and Langley High School students SAT Physics and AP Physics. He has advised HS students in their internship selection and college students’ career development.

Professor B. C. holds a Ph.D from Wharton Business School, Upenn. He has since taught business in Washington State University, and University of Delaware. He is the Associate Dean and Professor of Business Administration at U. of Delaware. Professor B. C. has coached and guided students in college applications, and essay writings. His students were admitted to top schools (including MIT, Harvard, Upenn, Stanford, and other top schools). Some of his students graduated with careers in Goldman Sachs and Blackstone, and some got admitted to Harvard Business School, Upenn Business School. Professor B. C. brings his more than 25 years research and teaching experience to the college application and career development consulting.