Our Team - U.S. Educational Consultants


Scholar & Co. is honored to work collaboratively with the former Dean of Admissions and College Counseling, of Peddie School, Mr. Ted de Villafranca.  Peddie School, New Jersey,  is one of the prestigious boarding schools in the U.S.A.

  • Mr. Ted de Villafranca has over 25 years of experience in all areas of admissions work

  • He worked at Peddie School for 17 years  as Dean of Admissions and College Counseling and served on the Arts Faculty as a Choral Director

  • Also directed the college counseling programs at Berkshire School and Virginia Episcopal School

  • And worked in college admissions at Manhattanville College and the University of Richmond

  • Known within the admission and counseling community as someone who works tirelessly for his students, the Dean brings with him a broad network in the United States

  • He presented at national and regional conferences and sat on the advisory board of the Fiske Guide to Colleges

  • Often quoted in the New York Times, he most recently served as their on-line expert for college admissions

  • A graduate of Columbia University (M.A.), Rhodes College (B.A.) and Kent School


Team Work

Partnering with a Dean is innovative and unique in Hong Kong.  We help students get into their dream schools!

  •   "The Best of Both Worlds" approach

  •   Network with top American schools

  •   Best combination of skills, strong work ethic and total commitment to serve students

  •   Strong team brings strong results!