College Counseling

Are you a college counselor looking to stay ahead of the curve in the ever-changing landscape of higher education and work? Do you want to learn more about the latest developments in AI and machine learning in counseling? Look no further than our collaborative learning community for counselors! Join us to discuss and explore new topics, share resources, and build a trusted network of colleagues to support you in your work. Our program fits seamlessly into your schedule, offering timely and effective professional development that meets your needs. Together, we can stay up-to-date on the latest developments in college counseling and ensure that we are providing the best possible support to our students. Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to learn and grow with your peers!

Live Session Dates & Times:

All 5 live sessions for this community will be on Wednesdays between 4:00-5:30pm (HKT) on the following dates:

  1. September 13, 2023
  2. October 25, 2023
  3. December 06, 2023
  4. March 06, 2024
  5. April 17, 2024

Meet the Hosts:

John Liu

John Yi Liu is the Head of Pastoral Care for YCYW China. In this role, John is developing student leadership, wellness and well-being, and service-learning programs for all YCYW schools. John has enjoyed being an educator for over 20 years. He has worked in schools in New York City, Taiwan, Shanghai, and Singapore. Throughout his career, John has served as a teacher, social-emotional counsellor, university counsellor, vice principal for pastoral care and other school leadership capacities. He is passionate about helping students learn about themselves, explore their potential, and build their leadership capacity. John’s source of strength is his faith and family. John enjoys basketball, singing, and all things New York Yankees.

Pearl Noh

Pearl Noh is an experienced educator with a passion for guiding international students through the college application process. With over 20 years of experience in education, Pearl has developed a deep understanding of the unique needs of diverse and dynamic transnational students. As a certified counselor, she provides personalized support and guidance tailored to each student’s specific needs and prioritizes emotional systems in college counseling programs. Pearl’s students apply to an average of 17 countries every year, showcasing their diverse academic and social-emotional backgrounds. Pearl’s mission is to help her students build self-efficacy and foster collaboration among stakeholders. She believes that the best part of college counseling is collaborating within the community.