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Jeffrey M. Wong

Associate Director of College Counseling
Appointed
2019
Jeff Wong

Education

M.A. CUNY Hunter College

B.A. Wesleyan University

Biography

Mr. Wong has spent the last four years as an Associate Director of College Counseling at the Lycée Français de New York. During his time at the Lycée, he advised students who were applying to college in the U.S. and the U.K., while managing the UK/UCAS application process for the school.

Prior to his time at the Lycée, Mr. Wong spent three years as a College Counselor at The Benjamin School in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. At The Benjamin School, he served on the Diversity Committee and founded Safe Space, the school’s first LGBTQ organization. Mr. Wong began his career in college admissions, as he spent four years at Brandeis University as both an Admissions Counselor and an Assistant Director of Admissions. While at Brandeis, he reviewed thousands of applications from the United States and abroad.

Mr. Wong is active in several professional organizations and has presented at the annual conferences of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC), and the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools (ACCIS). 

Mr. Wong received a B.A. in Government from Wesleyan University and an M.A. in Educational Psychology from Hunter College. His master’s thesis examines the difference in standardized testing compared to high school grades in predicting academic success in college. For his work on this topic, he received the Award for Outstanding Contribution to Research in Educational Psychology.

Originally from New England, Mr. Wong resides off campus with his wife, Emily, and their young son, Justin. In his free time, he loves to travel, explore new restaurants, read about politics, and root for the New England Patriots.