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Meet the Team.

Our specialists and consultants are committed to helping you achieve academic and admissions success. We are passionate and savvy about test prep and admissions.


We are seasoned professionals in the field of education. Whether it is helping you score superbly for your tests, or getting you into your dream universities, we know the secrets and strategies. And we will share them with you, so that you will enjoy success.


We are just as excited and dedicated to your future as you are.

Ping Khuan Sim

Founder and Principal Consultant

Ping Khuan holds a perfect score on the SAT exam, as well as 99th percentile scores on the ACT exam, the GMAT exam and the GRE exam.


As one of Singapore’s top specialists in university entrance exam preparation, Ping Khuan has a wealth of professional experience in educational psychometric assessment. In teaching, curriculum design and university admissions consulting, the quality of his work is evident in his illustrious track record of university placement successes: many of his students now attend top universities globally, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, Brown, Cornell, UC Berkeley, New York University, Oxford University, and Cambridge University.


Prior to joining IvyPrep, Ping Khuan worked at a U.S. law firm as an international trade consultant, at a leading news agency as a financial news journalist, and at his university newspaper as a senior writer. In his free time, he plays Othello, an abstract strategy board game, in which he is ranked among the top 10 competitive players in Singapore.


A graduate of Dartmouth College, a constituent college of the Ivy League, Ping Khuan is also a former alumnus of Raffles Institution and Hwa Chong Institution. He holds a postgraduate diploma in management from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

Alexander Nehmzow

English and University Consultant

  • Bachelor of Arts, History (Distinction)
  • Yale University
  • SAT, ACT English: Top 1% Scorer

A graduate from Yale University, Alexander received his degree in History, with Distinction in the Major. His education at Yale focused on writing-intensive coursework, culminating in a senior thesis, that impressed upon him the importance of communication and critical thinking.


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Alexander also has a long-standing interest in creative writing. At Yale, besides academic coursework, he took writing workshops in narrative non-fiction and fiction and contributed to student publications. Now as a university admissions consultant at IvyPrep, he hopes to translate his love of writing into helping students with their college applications. He enjoys helping his students reflect on their own strengths, idiosyncrasies, values, and long-term goals, and articulate these in their essays.



Prior to joining IvyPrep, Alexander worked at Kaplan Test Prep in the United States as an SAT instructor, running SAT revision bootcamps for high school students. As an SAT English instructor at IvyPrep, he hopes to instill in his students a strong sense of intellectual curiosity and equip them with the strategies and confidence for success.

Kimberly Wong

English Consultant

  • Bachelor of Arts , English
  • Ouachita Baptist University
  • SAT, ACT English: Top 1% Scorer

A reading and writing enthusiast, Kimberly Wong completed her Bachelor of Arts in English with high honors (magna cum laude). During her time at university, she served as the vice-president of her university’s English Honor Society, completed an editorial internship at Chicago’s StreetWise magazine, and worked as a writing consultant at her university’s Writing Center.


As an English instructor, she believes that good writing and clear communication are the most powerful tools with which a person can be equipped. Outside of work, Kimberly spends much time with personal reading and family activities.

Loo Khang Chien

Math and Science Consultant

  • BSc, Pure Mathematics (First Class Honours) University of Science, Malaysia
  • MSc, Mathematics, National University of Singapore (NUS)
  • SAT, ACT Mathematics and ACT Science: Top 1% Scorer

Khang Chien earned his undergraduate degree (Pure Mathematics, First Class Honours) from the University of Science, Malaysia. During his undergraduate years, his undergraduate research project was acknowledged in a paper published in “Theoretical Computer Science,” a leading international academic journal on this subject. He subsequently earned a Master’s degree (Mathematics) from the National University of Singapore.


With his wealth of mathematical knowledge and in-depth understanding, Khang Chien seeks to make learning Mathematics fruitful and enjoyable. He has always had a strong interest in educational field, which fuelled his proactive participation in various educational and teaching work since his undergraduate days. Believing firmly that everyone can benefit from Mathematics, he sees the spreading of love for Math as his lifelong mission.

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177 River Valley Road
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