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ABOUT PA COLLEGE PREP

OUR MISSION & VISION

PA College Prep guides students to be dedicated to achieving the highest possible academic and personal goals. By offering strategic test preparation programs, college counseling and admissions coaching, technologically advanced classrooms, foundation-building instruction, and individual attention, we instill the spirit of determination and a lifelong devotion to learning into students who want to be the best. Our team–teachers, staff, counselors, curriculum designers, and directors–strive every day to guide young people toward excellence and to the fulfillment of their highest potential.

WHO WE ARE

WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE

Student’s learning materials are developed by experienced creatives and published by prestigious companies.

Our creative team and its sister publishing company, Keystone Educational Publishers, have been working hard to prepare for the updates to the New SAT. Additionally, to reflect the changes in local education, including this year’s administration of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), we have spent the past years adopting innovative approaches to learning, including smart board technology and focused strategies in critical thinking and writing.

With the help of other creatives, we are continuing to update our ESL and TOEFL programs to ease the transition for new immigrants into the American educational system.

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DEDICATED CURRICULUM TEAM

Using dozens of real tests as a foundation, our in-house team of curriculum experts create challenging original materials for use in the classroom. From writing and reading to mathematics and grammar, we devise the best exercises to test and teach fundamental test taking skills and strategies to prepare for the common core and other standardized tests.

MOTIVATION & GOAL SETTING

With over twenty-five years of experience helping young people get into college and achieve their dreams, we understand that each student has a different path to follow and requires the individual attention of our directors, counselors, teachers, and staff. We never hesitate to lead the way.

CLASSES FOR EVERY LEVEL STUDENT

While some test prep companies may focus only on high school students, we believe in preparing students at every level. Good study habits and fundamental skills need to be learned in grade school or middle school for students to achieve the best results. We offer classes of various levels based on age and ability, including classes for those who are just beginning to learn English.

LOCAL EXPERTISE

Each of our locations has broad knowledge of its respective school districts. We work closely with area schools and can give our students the best advice about which schools to choose, which classes to take, and even which teachers provide the most rewarding education.

NEW TECHNOLOGY

Many of our classrooms are equipped with smart-board technology, helping teachers bring the lessons to life and increasing interactivity within the class. Students respond well to the twenty-first century approach and are more eager to engage with their exercises.

INNOVATIVE APPROACH

Our teachers inject their unique characters into each class, teaching lessons in a variety of ways that keeps the class active and inspired. From the competitive strategies of gamification to brain-enhancing projects like our Memory-Flash Vocab system, we are always seeking new and better ways to educate the next generation of students.

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MEET THE DIRECTOR OF

PA COLLEGE PREP WEST COVINA

“I belong with the children... this is my life.”

For the part 35 years, Kitty Yue has dedicated her life to her goal of helping students achieve the highest educational and academic levels. She strives not only to assist her students in achieving academic excellence, but also to motivate them to become better people.

“Miss Kitty”, as she is affectionately known by staff, students and parents alike, began her teaching career in Hong Kong and continued to hone her skills in the fields of child development and child psychology by working at the South Hills Academy in West Covina, CA as their International Students Coordinator. Always however, her ultimate goal was to run her own school in the style she felt was best for her students. She believes that helping and developing children is her calling in life. Because of this, Miss Kitty leads with a style and determination that only someone with her life goals can do. The “tough but caring” environment she provides is the cornerstone of her success with her students.

Parents praise and thank Miss Kitty not only for their child’s increasing academic achievements and growth, but also for their child’s improving discipline, maturity, and noticeably better behavior, even their behavior at home!