Our Mentors

Your gateway to academic success

Since our inception, Quintessential Consultancy has guided hundreds of students to various top colleges across the world.  Our unique application strategy has developed a reputation for an unparalleled track record in university applications mentoring. To date, we have application specialists, our mentors dedicate full attention to refining and enhancing our applications framework; each application is built on proven strategies developed by subject experts. Now in our fourth year, Quintessential offers a series of courses that offer professional guidance, targeted help and a highly-rated personalised curriculum. Through the years, we have developed a world-class network of talent from around the world. Our combined knowledge puts us in prime position to deliver unrivalled support at the highest level. We have mastered science of university applications.

Meet our team 

 

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 ANDREW

University of Oxford, PPE

Andrew was educated at Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College. He later read Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at St Hugh’s College, Oxford on full scholarship from the Singapore Government. He was also awarded an Academic Scholarship by the University and won the John Hicks Prize for Best Paper for Microeconomics Finals in Oxford. At Oxford, Andrew co-founded Capitox, one of the largest student finance societies in Oxford currently. He was Secretary of the St Hugh’s Basketball team and played floorball for the University in the Universities League. He then completed his masters in International and Development Economics at Yale, achieving 5 distinctions out of 8 modules. Andrew is passionate about learning and has picked up Muay Thai and Korean in recent years. He loves swimming, basketball, and reading.

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DYLAN

University of Cambridge, Law

Dylan was educated at Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College where he attained a perfect score for his A levels examinations. After which, he gained a place to read Law at Wolfson College, Cambridge, and later completed his masters in Finance at the London Business School. Having practiced in U.K, Hongkong, and Singapore, Dylan is a quintessential global citizen and has strong competitive edge when it comes to personal statements and interviews. His diverse experiences and world view makes him a strong mentor who has guided numerous applicants through the Cambridge applications. In his free time, Dylan likes to read up on M&A and private equities. He also loves automobiles and engineering and has a soft spot for driving top down.

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ZEE

University of Oxford, PPE

Zee studied at Victoria Junior College and went on to read Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at one of the top colleges in Oxford. She is an talented individual many would describe to be witty, charismatic, and well read, giving her a strong edge in interview preparations and training. In fact, Zee was one of the few in her batch who was awarded a prestigious bond-free scholarship for her studies. Upon graduation, she pursued her passion in teaching and is now a full time educator and has published a few works. An avid reader, she has great interest in philosophy, ethics, ancient literature, and economics. In recent years, her passion for health and wellness has pushed her towards Yoga, long distance running, and Zumba.

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 FUNG

UC Berkeley, Psychology

Fung is a trilingual Chinese-Malaysian who graduated from a British international school with 10 A*s in her IGCSEs and straights As for her A-levels. She graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from UC Berkeley and is currently pursuing her doctorate. Fung has dabbled in the realms of ballet and ballroom dancing, piano and ukulele, taekwondo and horse-riding; she has even worked as a freelance model, a cafeteria dishwasher and a clinical laboratory research assistant. But perhaps most important is that Fung has an undeniable passion to help others: she is a member of AWAM (All Women’s Action Society, Malaysia), a non-profit organisation that fights for women’s rights. In college, Fung administered and led a student-run class that provided physical therapy that combined yoga and traditional massage to help disabled members of the community.

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Bianca

University of Oxford, Law

Bianca has a multicultural educational background. She was educated at Garden International School Kuala Lumpur of 12A* 1A for her O Levels and won an academic scholarship to study A Levels in Benenden School, a top-tier UK boarding school. Bianca read Law at Balliol College, Oxford and was co-head of the Benenden Law Society. During her time there, she was a member of the Oxford University Ballroom Dancing team, where only the top 20 couples were members. She has also won international competitions across the ballroom dances, and dabbles in salsa and argentine tango. She is passionate about health and wellness – she believes in active living, health optimization and reads naturopathic medicine books.

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Rachel

University of Oxford, Chemistry

Rachel was educated at Raffles Girls’ School and Raffles Junior College. Post Junior College, she was awarded a scholarship to read Chemistry at Oxford. She completed her Masters in Chemistry before returning to Singapore as a full time educator. With a strong passion for teaching, she has been an outstanding mentor, having guided numerous students in the past years. Most of us describe her to be a sociable and committed mentor, who In her free time, Rachel is an absolute foodie who like to island hop for famous food. She is all for environmental conservation and is also a vegan by choice!


Junior Mentors 

In addition to our esteemed team of graduate consultants, we have a highly curated team of junior mentors who are current students at prestigious universities to assist with the college application process. Their experience in the recent application cycles can provide valuable insight on the current admissions practices currently employed in the Ivy Leagues and Oxbridges of the world.

Colin

University of Cambridge, Medicine

Colin was educated first in ACS (Independent) in their IB program where he scored 99.9% percentile with a perfect score of 45/45 on the IB. Following that, Colin was accepted into the University of Cambridge to read Medicine in the renowned King’s College. A cerebral individual with multiple intellectual passions including Philosophy of Science, Colin is keen to share his knowledge on the college application process to the next generation of applicants. Outside of his academic pursuits, Colin is an avid running enthusiast and enjoys playing basketball among his many other hobbies.

Jovin

University of Oxford, PPE

Jovin is currently a second-year student at Harris Manchester College in Oxford studying PPE on the prestigious PSC Scholarship. A motivated and charismatic individual, Jovin is gifted with not only a brilliance for academics but also a passion for helping others. Having already successfully mentored several students into their dream schools during his first year as part of our junior mentorship program, Jovin is excited to continue to help others in their university applications.

 

Shurvin

University of Oxford, Economics and Management

Shurvin loves reading, writing and debates. He is currently studying Economics and Management in Oxford. (E&M is an extremely difficult course to get into, with only 4-5 successful non-UK applicants per year) He aims to do management consulting or banking. A brilliant writer, Shurvin reads widely. He has a keen passion in social causes, having organized numerous social activities for the community and loves to give back as a mentor to young students. He’s keen if anybody is keen to chat about Game theory or entrepreneurship.

ZC

University of Oxford, Law

ZC is studying Law at Downing College, Oxford. Well-accomplished, he topped his cohort for multiple subjects in multiple years with multiple book prizes, he also engaged multiple organisations by volunteerism such as the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics. He is willing to help the less fortunate and hope to contribute to public international laws as an academic.

 

 

 

Siew San

University of Oxford, PPE

Siew San studied PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) at the prestigious Balliol College, Oxford and is currently working as a scholar in a Government-Linked telecommunications company. She is passionate about global issues such as inequality of access to resources such as telecommunications, healthcare and education. She also believes in giving back to society and is passionate about mentoring.

Pau Ching

University of Oxford, Maths

Pau Ching studied her Bachelor’s in Maths and Masters in Statistics in Oxford university. She is currently a high flying scholar in a Government-Linked Company doing big data and cloud computing.  Be it Brewer’s theorem or horizontal scaling, traditional Fibonacci sequences, probability and ratios, she has a passion for pursuing numbers and helping the younger generation.