What We Believe
the founder of Scholar & Co., believes
in life-long love of learning and global education.
Her ideology originates from her
successful experience in planning for her two sons'
of her sons studied at Peddie
School, USA, after finishing Form 3
in La Salle College, Hong Kong. The elder son
majored in the Management Information
Systems at Carnegie Mellon University, after which he
went on for
an exchange program in Tsinghwa
University, Beijing for a year. Currently,
working in an investment bank
in Hong Kong. The
younger son majored in Economics at The University of
Chicago and exchanged at the
Peking University, Beijing for a year.
He previously worked for a global leading Management
Asian headquarter in Shanghai, and now in a
Private Equity firm in Hong Kong.
In the current trend of globalization, it is more
important than ever to be educated with an international
scope. Coupled with the whole-person
development, a life-time passion for learning
is one of the most valuable and fruitful rewards of a U.S.
education. All of the growth contributes to
the attributes of a Scholar. We are
students to live the lives of Scholars and to become
global leaders in our lasting mission.
goal in helping students enjoy a life nurturing
education in the United States is built on the foundation
& Co. is honored to be in partnership with the former Dean of Admissions
and College Counseling of Peddie School, NJ, U.S.A.
is one of the premier boarding schools in the USA.
This exceptional team
educational advising services to students to gain admissions to the
finest boarding schools and universities in the United States.
The U.S. and Hong Kong Educational Institutions
Alice Lau has established strong
relationships with educational
institutions in Hong Kong and in
the United States. She is a sought after speaker and a resource for admission officers recruiting in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
7 years, Ms. Alice Lau represented and assisted in
the admissions and development work in Hong Kong for
Peddie School, N.J. U.S.A. She interviewed
students in Beijing, guided students in their
applications and helped get U.S. students' visas.
She was invited to join the Board of Trustees in
For 5 years, Ms.
Lau was invited to be the guest
speaker at the official TABS (The Association of Boarding
Schools Fair in Hong Kong.
included “Why boarding schools?" and “How to choose a boarding school?"
For 3 consecutive years, she was
an active member of
the La Salle College Parent-Teacher
Association and the
Chair-person in organizing different events.
Awards and a Pioneer
Lau began her work in education in 1993. She
founded Alice in ComputerLand, an
Information Technology consulting and training
was awarded "The Most Creative Mentor" by the Hong
Kong Government. Her creativity helps contribute to the success of the students
applying for the US colleges and schools.
Ms Lau was the first who introduced web
technology to the schools in Hong Kong. For 2
consecutive years, she led the winning teams and received
the Championship Award and the Most Creative Award in the
Web Design Competitions
from the former Hong Kong Chief Executive,
Sr. Donald Tsang. Her contribution
to leading and promoting IT education garnered significant media attention.
also the first to introduce the computer robotics
program to Hong Kong schools
to encourage students' logical
thinking and creativity. The
popularity, again, attracted massive media coverage.
She also helped promote and develop the U.S. boarding school
market in mainland China. Ms. Lau previously
worked as the Management Information Consultant at Arthur Andersen
& Co. (now renamed as Accenture), and
received the President's Award from another world's
biggest multi-national company in New York, "in recognition for
the exceptional performance above and beyond normal
work requirements," in managing a
SAP computer project across the Pacific Region.
extensive professional experience, complex problem
solving skills and resourceful research, Ms. Lau led various innovative projects in
Hong Kong and China.