The team at Accepted is pleased to welcome Dr. Shirley Chan as a new consultant.
Dr. Chan has a Masters of Education and a Doctor of Education from the University of Southern California. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California.
During her college years, Shirley worked as a High School Outreach Coordinator, organizing conferences to teach disadvantaged youth how to apply for college and get financial aid. This inspiring experience has led Dr. Chan to dedicate her career to advising college and grad students, as well as consulting for working professionals.
Advised USC MS, PhD Students and Was Associate Director of MBA Admissions USC Marshall
Shirley’s work as a Graduate Academic Advisor for the USC Computer Science Department included advising students on course selections that would help them qualify for different positions or PhD programs following graduation. She evaluated thousands of apps and interviewed thousands of potential students in her position as Senior Associate Director for the USC MBA Admissions Office. Dr. Chan also worked as a Career Advisor at the USC MBA Career Center, where she took pleasure in assisting MBA students in their career tracks, and then preparing them for job interviews. Her success stories include students who now work at Deloitte, EY, McKinney, Houlihan Lokey, Morgan Stanley, Mattel, Johnson & Johnson, and Amazon. Shirley coaches her students on what to think about while completing their grad school applications, and on their long-term career goals as well.
Undergrad and Grad Admissions Consultant for 5+ Years
Dr. Chan has worked as an undergrad and grad admissions consultant for over five years. Her success is seen in the schools her clients have been accepted to: Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Cornell University, MIT, USC, all of University of California campuses, and New York University.
We’re thrilled to have Dr. Chan join our team!