Our Consultants

The Edge Singapore brings a full range of educational services under one roof to better serve the needs of students, families, schools, and companies. Founded by Test Prep Expert, Duc Luc, in 2008 established in Hong Kong. It has since expanded to cover multiple centers in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing.

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MBA (Dist.) (Arcadia), PG Cert (Melbourne), BBA (Western Sydney)
Head of Admissions Consulting

Stanley has worked as MBA Director (Arcadia University, USA); Admissions Manager (Singapore Management University), Programme Manager (The City University of New York, Baruch College, USA), and Regional Admissions Manager (Universitas21 – an online graduate school that is jointly owned by a network of 24 of the finest universities like University of Virginia, University of British Columbia, University of Birmingham, University of Melbourne etc).

Having interviewed and evaluated thousands of students entering top institutions of higher education in the last eighteen years, Stanley brings a wealth of experience with a unique angle for assisting students in gaining admission to these selective universities by incorporating his intimate ‘insider perspective’ on the admissions process. In addition, he has implemented many academic partnerships and exchange programmes in partnership with universities from USA, UK, France, China, Thailand, Malaysia and Australia.

Stanley has graduated with top honours as MBA Valedictorian with an almost perfect GPA (GPA 3.97/4.00) and was on the Graduate Dean Honours List for two consecutive years. He holds a Master of “Business Administration” with Distinction from Arcadia University (USA), a Postgraduate Certificate in “Management” from University of Melbourne (Australia) and a Bachelor of “Business Administration” from University of Western Sydney (Australia).


PGD Peace and Conflict Studies (St Andrews), BA Politics and East European Studies (UCL), BA Applied Modern Languages (UVT)

Having lived, worked and studied in over eight countries over the past twelve years, Madeline has been based in Singapore since 2015.

Madeline has graduated with a PGD in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Saint Andrews a double-major BA in Applied Modern Languages – English and French – from The Western University of Timisoara, and one in Politics and East European Studies from University College London. She draws on seven years of training experience, development work and consulting in conflict and change management to enable people, communities and businesses to overcome tense situations, advance their performance and their goals.

Her work as an Admissions Consultant flows from being attuned, passionate and informed about the opportunities available to academic achievers who want to explore and develop their potential beyond their current reality. Madeline’s own educational path in Europe and SE Asia, as well as the current preparation for a PhD candidature are the basis for her empathetic connection with students. Given her diverse past experience, Madeline is keen and able to help them reach their educational goals and to support their transition between educational institutions, cultural settings and chapters of their lives.

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Andrew is a successful executive coach who has helped many advance professionally through coaching on their resumes, on university program and scholarship applications, as well as their career pursuits. He is popular for his passion, experience and approachable personality.

He was featured in the “Young & Ambitious” column of the Jan 2010 Singapore ACCA “Accounting and Business” magazine. Last year, he helped a Chinese national get into her top choice MBA program – USC Marshall School of Business. A few years earlier, he also helped a Malaysian citizen enter the INSEAD MBA Program, and a Singaporean NTU student enter an investment banking internship with a top global investment bank. Both went on to become investment bankers based in Asia and Europe.

Andrew received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Stanford University, and has completed the CFA, CFP and FRM Examinations, while still on the ACCA program. He is an active Committee Member of CFA Singapore and Stanford Club of Singapore, and a co-founder and alumni advisor of the Asia-Pacific Student Entrepreneurship Society based at Stanford. He had also worked as the Assistant Treasurer for the Kampong Ubi – Kembangan CCC and the ACCA-ICPAS Student Society.


PhD (Edinburgh), BBus (Hons) (NUS)

Nicole got her PhD. from the University of Edinburgh and her Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons) from the National University of Singapore. An accomplished research scientist and analysis specialist, she then spent 3 years with A*STAR, where she became an established author and speaker in academic publications and major conferences. She has accumulated fourteen years of solid experience in academia and consumer research, metrics formation and consumer behaviour evaluation through her employment with Singtel, United Overseas Bank Ltd and OCBC bank. She was also the proud recipient of Dr and Mrs. Tan Kheng Koo Scholarship during her younger days in Junior College.

A mother of two young children, Nicole understands the complexity and pressure of growing up in a competitive society. When it comes to admissions counselling, she believes that an approach that starts with kindness first, is the ultimate way to unlocking and achieving one’s best in life.

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