Winnie Yan is the Founder of Hong Kong-based college admissions consulting firm, Advance Consulting Limited. A highly qualified independent educational consultant, she specializes in advising international students and families as they navigate the U.S. colleges or boarding schools admissions process. She works with a broad spectrum of clients, matching their academic needs and personal goals with the right school.

Prior to establishing Advance Consulting Limited, Winnie accrued years of experience coaching students on the boarding school and college admissions process. She is a member of the Independent Educational Consultant Association (IECA), National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the International Association for College Admission Counseling (International ACAC) and the Association of Boarding Schools (TABS).

Winnie actively participates in educational consulting through conferences and seminars in the U.S. and Hong Kong.  She is knowledgeable about all of the latest college admissions trends and developments.  Esteemed by her peers, she is a member in good standing of an international professional network of educational consultants and admissions officers.

Winnie has completed various field-related programs, including a bachelor’s degree from University of London and a Certificate Program in Independent Educational Consulting, University of California Extension, Irvine.  She has also earned a master's degree in Education from the University of Hong Kong.