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Emily Hong
Co-Founder & Director of College Admissions Consulting
National Association of College Admission Counseling Member



UC Berkeley (Psychology & Integrative Biology, B.A.)

Fuller Graduate School of Psychology (Clinical Psychology, M.A.)


An Austinite who graduated from Westwood High School, Emily matriculated at University of California at Berkeley and double majored in Psychology and Integrative Biology. After obtaining her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology, she was pursuing a doctoral degree in Adolescent Counseling when she co-founded Berkeley² Academy.


For the past decade, Emily has prepared countless students for college. In particular, her effective test prep strategies and college admissions expertise have produced high acceptance rates at America’s top universities for her students. Additionally, Emily has counseled numerous students with learning disabilities, emotional disturbances, and behavioral issues.


“My experiences working with children in both educational and therapeutic settings have allowed me to find the ideal balance between academic enrichment and psychological nurturing to maximize their potential.” 

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