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Our Mission

CSI began with the goal of helping students in Vietnam achieve their academic dreams.
We guide students on their academic path to ultimately gain entrance into their dream universities. 

 

Our Team

Cornerstone Institute is a team of dedicated trainers, coaches, and consultants coming from different parts of the world; each of them is an expert in his area and a passionate guide. Each teacher carries with him deep subject knowledge and proven coaching techniques, and each consultant is an expert with deep understanding of various career paths, prestigious universities in different countries, and nitty-gritty of admissions. Cornerstone is a place with an encouraging environment, great learning resources, and state-of-the-art infrastructure.

Thomas Kang

CEO - INSTRUCTOR SAT CR and Writing
Harvard University, AB in History
Princeton Review Korea, Director
WFUNA (United Nations), Program Manager, Vietnam

Howard Jeon

Academic Director - INSTRUCTOR SAT CR and Writing, iBT
State University of New York, BA in Finance
Ian Institute and Chung Dahm Institute Head Instructor

Zachary Couch

Instructor – iBT, Academic Classes
Saint Mary’s University, MA in International Development Studies
TESOL Certification

Chris Handy

Instructor – IB, AP, IGCSE Math and Science
Georgia Tech, BS in Mechanical Engineering
UC Berkeley, MS in Mechanical Engineering

Peter Lee

Instructor – Academic Beginner, Academic Starter
School of Visual Arts, BFA
Advanced TESOL Certificate

Jonathan Wardlaw

Instructor – IB, AP Literature
University of Arizona, BA in English
CELTA Certification

Nicholas Santalucia

Instructor: SAT CR & Writing, iBT, Academic Classes
Temple University, BA in Classics
CELTA Certification

Ben Washburn

Instructor – Academic Classes, SAT
Union College, BA in Anthropology
University of Oxford, MSc in Migration Studies

Eli Kepner

Head Instructor – Academic Beginner, Academic Starter
Ohio University, BS in Education
TEFL/TESL Certificate

Justin No

Instructor – Academic Beginner, Academic Starter
California Polytechnic University, BA in Hospitality Management
 

ROY D’SOUZA

INSTRUCTOR – SAT, iBT

Univ. of Michigan, BA in Economics

CELTA Certification

Michelle Donnelly

INSTRUCTOR – ACADEMIC BEGINNER

University College Cork, BA in Social Science

TEFL Certificate

Siobhán Power

INSTRUCTOR – ACADEMIC BEGINNER, ACADEMIC STARTER

National University of Ireland, BA in English and History

TEFL/TESOL Certified

Elseline Bennen

INSTRUCTOR - ACADEMIC BEGINNER, ACADEMIC STARTER, IELTS

University of Groningen, BS and MS in Human Sciences

TESOL Certification

Robert Gayst

INSTRUCTOR - IELTS

University of Western Sydney, BS Marketing

University of Wollongong, MA Education

TESOL Certificate