Teaches AP Human Geography, AP/IB English Language and Literature，SSAT/SAT English
Shanghai Jiaotong University
Teaches AP/IB Chemistry、Biology
Teaches APUSH、 AP World History
Teaches Math, AP Calculus, AP/IB Chemistry
Teaches Math. Economics
University of California, San Diego
Teaches AP Calculus、Biology and Science
University of Texas
Teaches all-grade Math
Teaches Math and AP/IB Econ
University of California, San Diego
Teaches English, ESL Courses
Isfahan University of Technology
Teaches Math and Physics
Sean Ma - Founder and CEO - Columbia University and Cambridge University
Sean is a member of IACAC (International Association for College Admission Counseling) as well as IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association). He also is proctor of Brigham Young University's independent study program, in all of which he is quite continuously invested. Initially, Mr. Ma worked for investment banks within the United States in addition to working as a teacher for international institutions, holding the prestigious Massachusetts Educators' license and private pliot's license as proof of his commitment. Sean brings his more than 10 years of experience in admissions counseling and teaching SAT/ACT/AP/IB to fruition in all that is MA Academy.
Mengqi Ding - Pudong/Director of Pudong Office - Columbia University
Through years of studying education and developmental psychology, Mengqi has solidified a unique and tested approach to helping students reach their full learning potential. Attending both university and graduate school within United States equipped Ms. Ding with a comprehensive understanding of the Western education system and its content. Additionally, she has been teaching Mathematics, Computer Science, and the SAT for 5 years. Ms.Ding is wholly committed to helping our students achieve better academic performance and results, but also attain self-confidence and a better understanding of themselves. She has also been working as an Admissions Consultant, dedicated to helping students get into their dream colleges. Teaching Subjects: G3-G12 Math, AP/IB Math,Computer Science, SAT/SSAT/ACT Math.
Wendy Luo- Director of Huacao Office - UC San Diego
Pursuing and providing elite education in the United States for nearly 10 years, Wendy has acquired a deep and tacit understanding of the American education system, particularly primary and secondary education in both the East and West Coast of the United States. Ms. Luo is known for her impassioned teaching style and for having supreme patience with and understanding of her students. Her teaching emphasizes on promoting Active Learning and building lasting confidence within each mentee. She believes that a teacher’s primary duty is to inspire hope and instill a genuine love of learning within all taught. By using her years of scholastic study in conjunction with her working experiences in both the US and China, Ms. Luo is committed to providing her students with higher grade performance, better learning strategies, and lifelong benefits for fostering the habit of true Active Learning. Teaching Subjects:Math, Science, AP/IB Math, SSAT/SAT/ACT Math.
Elisa Liu- Columbia University
Gain her master degree in Cognitive Science working in Education, from Columbia University. She specializes in teaching based on cognitive strategies related to memory and test-taking skills.She was a research assistant at Institute for Learning Technology, at Columbia University, and conducted research into language development and educational psychology.After graduation, she was dedicated to the tutoring of Chinese and American high schools students in preparing college examinations. Tutoring Subjects: SAT (Reading & Writing), TOEFL, GRE and GMAT (verbal section). Teaching Subjects: SAT (Reading & Writing), G3-G12 English.
Professional Instructor Team
Peronsalized service gives students unique learning experiences
Andrew Gimb - Director of Gubei Office - Columbia University
A born and raised New Yorker, Andrew has spent the last decade cultivating his instructional techniques for the purpose of one mission: accelerating student growth. Having graduated Summa Cum Laude in Applied Math and headed toward Finance, Andrew instead decided to pursue a Masters in Game Design for Education while teaching full time at FLACS2 Charter School in the South Bronx. Collaborating with dedicated designers and educators, he and his team spent the next 3 years developing his classroom math game Pants & Cheese, and played a critical role in improving student state test performance by 6%. Andrew is now a math instructor and admissions consultant for the Ma Academy team, together guiding students toward creating the synergy between talent, skill, and vision needed for a purposeful, rewarding and ultimately fulfilling college career. Teaching subjects:G3-G12 math, SAT/ACT Math.
Ann Wang - Vanderbilt University
Among 7 years’ researching in education, Ann accumulated rich teaching experience in both China and the US. During her graduate years in Vanderbilt University, she researched in Secondary Education, focused on Social Studies, and obtained Teaching Certification (Political Science) granted by Tennessee Department of Education. Ann always holds great passion for education and has her unique teaching philosophy. Being a warm-demander and building personal relationship in order to create safe space for students’ learning are always her principles and pursuits. Teaching Subjects: English, AP/IB Economics, Geography and Social Science.
Mila Tan - Pepperdine University
Mila handles both admissions consultations and a broad range of English classes for the centers. She graduated from Pepperdine University with a Management degree, and worked at multiple non-government organizations throughout the 1990s and 2000s before focusing on educational advising and teaching English at the high school level in China. Literacy, reading and cross cultural communication are her passions; encouraging curiousity and critical thinking are her mantras. Teaching Subjects: G3-G12 English Reading and Wrting. AP/IB English Language and Literature, SAT/ACT English.
Eylina Liu —— University of the West of Scotlant
After graduating high school, she decided to truly challenge herself by moving to Scotland in order to attend university. Eylina spent six years in Scotland; graduating with a Master’s in International Marketing. She spent two years as a Sales Manager in an international hotel before she realized how much she missed being in school. After that, diving into her new found love for education, Eylina has earned three certificates to teach English and even one to translate! Teaching subjects: G3-G12 English Reading and Writing, EAL and AP/IB.
Fion Zhang- UC San Diego
After studying and working in the United States for nearly 10 years, Fion has a deep understanding of the American education system and teaching model, and she has extensive experience in this field. Fion combines Chinese and Western educational concepts, patiently and meticulously, teaching students in accordance with their aptitude, and developing unique instructional programs for different students to enhance their academic performance. At the same time, Fion insists the key to stimulating students' interest in learning. Different educational strategies are adopted to guide students to establish correct learning methods and attitudes, and to develop students' independent learning ability and thinking ability so that students can better prepare for their future studies. Teaching Subjects: Math AP/IB Calculus, SAT/ACT Math.