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 is a graduate from Stanford University, and 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 graduated from 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 math 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. Huy holds Master Degree with Honor from Harvard University Education Department in 2014. She is currently working for New York University as Academic Affairs Senior Associate. Her high education experience includes college admission reviewing and academic research.

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.

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.

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.

Senior Advisers:

Professor Chen. 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  Chen has coached and guided students in college applications, and essay writings. His students were admitted to top schools (including MIT, Harvard, Upenn, and Stanford). Some of his students graduated with careers in Goldman Sachs and Blackstone, and some got admitted to Harvard Business School, Upenn Business School. Professor Chen brings his more than 25 years research and teaching experience to the college application and career development consulting. 

Professor Hoffman 

Dr. Hoffman is Johns Hopkins Advisory Board member. He is a Biopharmaceutical executive with over 20 years experience in development of delivery-enhanced drug product development involving proteins, peptides and nucleic acids; Recognized expert in application of novel drug delivery and central nervous system delivery technologies; Internationally known specialist in lipid, lipid biochemistry, lipid application and lipid based drug delivery.

Specialties: Lipid, polymer and conjugation-based delivery systems; Particle engineering, process miniaturization, nanotechnology and drug targeting; Formulation and delivery technology tracking and competitive intelligence.  Dr. Hoffman holds Ph.D in Biochemistry and Pharmacology; MS in Biochemistry; BS in Chemistry.