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2022 SAT Courses

──  PANO’s SAT Courses ── with 4-time 1-on-1 mock test reviews according to your personal schedule 2022 SAT Taipei Fall Class 9/11~11/13 Every Sunday 1~2pm Reading 2~3pm Grammar 3~5pm Homework/Quiz 5~6pm Math Taipei Taichung Online 2022 SAT Taipei Fall Class 9/24~11/12 Every Saturday 10am~1pm Mock Test 3~5 pm Mock Test Review Taipei Taichung Online  2022 SAT […]

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Congratulations! PANO Students Got Accepted to Stanford for Three Consecutive Years | PANO 2022 Matriculation Release!

2022 PANO Matriculation – PANO’s counseling team has built another miraculous matriculation – Congratulations!  We have successfully counseled students to get accepted to Stanford University for 3 years in a row. 🎊97.2% of PANO students got into at least one Reach School!🎊 29 PANO students got accepted into the top 30 U.S. colleges More than […]

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The Best Questions to Ask Your College Advisor

The college application process can be said to be an exciting yet tricky process. The truth is, there is no ideal pathway to college, nor is there a template roadmap where everyone can follow. Every student’s application is bound to look somewhat different and that’s what sets you apart from your peers. Everything sounds easier […]

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UPenn Admissions Officer: Who We Are Looking For | Holistic Admissions

Securing admissions into highly selective US colleges has been getting increasingly difficult in the last few years. Based on the admissions statistics released by Harvard University, over half of the applicants to Harvard College received a highschool unweighted GPA of 4.0 and scored within the 99th percentile of the SAT (that’s 1530+ for those who […]

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World Ranking Top#2 University: MIT, Is it Possible to Get in? Introducing MIT Admissions

About MIT Admissions Office The MIT Office of Undergraduate Admissions⁠ oversees the recruitment and selection of all undergraduate applicants to the Institute, including both prospective first-year and transfer students. We also coordinate the Educational Council, an international network of more than 5,000 alumni who serve as local ambassadors and conduct interviews, and host more than […]

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AP Summer Courses | US Top 20 Instructors | Most Effective Learning

PANO’s AP Summer Courses are Taking Off !  Learn time-saving and effective strategies for a perfect 5 ! ──  PANO AP Courses Features ── Each month will include 36 hours of instruction that will address fall semester’s material  Students will learn strategically to fully grasp key points of AP exams Each class period will focus on a […]

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Best Test-Optional Colleges and Universities | What Does “Test Optional” Mean?

What Does “Test Optional” Mean? What do college admissions mean when they say they are test-optional? While the specific requirement and definition varies from school to school, test optional generally means that students do not need to submit SAT or ACT scores as part of their application for admission to a particular school. You may […]

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What Activities Do College Admissions Value (Part 2: Leadership and Entrepreneurship)

Overview: When Student J.R. came to us, she was a high-flying student with a broad range of interests from social justice to medicine. A trilingual American citizen studying and living in Taiwan, we knew that Student J.R. possessed certain qualities and academic bonafides that would get her into a top school. But, which school did […]

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Liberal Arts and Law – Why Critical Thinking Matters

The liberal arts extend far beyond literature, fine arts, and the humanities. At its core, the “liberal arts” can include any subject that is distinct from professional or technical subjects. Unless you are specifically studying within a certain program with one major subject in mind, you could consider your education as a liberal arts education. […]

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Top 10 US Universities for Biology & Future Career Choices

Biology majors cover a broad field of subdisciplines, and the work itself can be highly rewarding. Though majoring in biology can be demanding with large course loads, it can lead to a fulfilling intellectual journey that results in a multitude of career paths and academic trajectories. In this post, we’ll touch on the biology major […]

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Top 10 US Universities Game Design Programs

Video games are fun, frustrating, enthralling, educational, and so much more. They are also the topic of heated debate amongst parents, teachers, and even some governments. As video games become more influential, especially with the increasing focus on the metaverse, it is no surprise that more youths worldwide are becoming interested in game design. Though […]

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Top 10 US Universities Computer Science Programs & High Pay Future Career Choices

As Computer Science (CS) enrollment continues to rise around the globe, competition for undergraduate admissions to computer science programs has become challenging yet ultimately rewarding. To place into computer science programs at US universities, students need to have extensive experience in coding, research, personal projects, competitions, and related subjects like physics or engineering. Test scores […]

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What activities do college admissions truly value? (Part 1: Independent Study/ Research)

What is An Independent Study? An independent study, or a research project, is a project that you tackle outside the scope of your high school setting or coursework. These independent studies can be conducted alone, but they are best served with the help of a mentor, school teacher, professor, or university student. Oftentimes, these studies […]

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2022 Master Class【Biology & Engineering】Experiment in Cell and Introduction to Optical Engineering for the Biological Sciences

Course Description This will be an immersive course that will take students on a journey to explore the world of microscopy from its early history to its modern advancement ultimately arriving at the forefront of a modern approach to microscopy. Students will get an introduction to microscopy and learn its basic elements. From there students […]

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2022 Master Class【English Literature】Creative Writing & Critical Thinking

Course Description Students will have short readings from American Literature and focus on developing skills of critical thinking and effective writing. As students complete the assigned writing exercises, they will develop effective skills in English expression and personal narratives used towards diverse purposes such as public speaking, political advocacy, and artistic persuasion. Students will also […]

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2022 Master Class【Art & Technology】Video Game Studio & 3D Art Design

Course Description This course focuses on scholarly and artistic strategies of 3D computing and art  making. Students develop fluency in industry compliant technologies while gaining  skills in foundational concepts of 3D modeling, animation and video game asset  creation and implementation. In this production course, students integrate computing  and artistic inquiry to create artwork for video […]

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What are the new SAT changes and how can we prepare for them?

Published on Jan. 30, 2022 | Updated on Feb. 19, 2022 Here, we’ll update the most up-to-date webpage from College Board for reference, we’ll keep all the information updated should College Board has any new information or changes.  Please refer to College Board has recently announced that starting Spring 2023, there will be major changes […]

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2022 Master Class【Business】Tesla- International Business Management

Program Arrangement Start Date: July 4th, 2022-July 22nd, 2022 Duration: 3 weeks, 40 hours, 1 project Suitable Grade: G9-G12  Major International Business, Business Management, Marketing, Business Strategy and Business Administration Course Description In 2018 Tesla, the US-based electric vehicle (EV) carmaker, announced its plans for a Gigafactory in Shanghai, China. The new plant was designed […]

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2022 Master Class【Computer Science】Python-Machine Learning and Computer Vision

Program Arrangement Start Date:Jul 4, 2022 Duration: 3 weeks course +1 project mentoring Suitable Grade: G9-G12  Major Computer Science, Data Science, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Course Objectives Learn what algorithms, programming, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, and computer vision mean Learn the impacts of machine learning and data science on society […]

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2022 Summer Master Class-US Professor Academic Mentorship, exclusively at Pano

── 2022 Summer Master Class ── 【Date】4 July, 2022- 22 July, 2022 【Hours】40 hours (Including lectures and course discussion) 【Class size】8 – 10 students 【Location】8F., No. 132, Sec. 4, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City ── Professors & Courses ── Paul Tiffany| UC Berkeley Tesla- International Business Management Academic Field: Business Click me to […]

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US College Application Christmas & Winter Camp

Get a head start preparing for U.S. college application as a junior! All you need to know about Personal Statement, Supplemental Statement, Activities List, College List and Interview! 【What You Can Gain】 Curated College List Personal Statement First Draft Supplemental Essays Brainstorm Common App Activities List Interview Coaching 【What Makes us Special】 Unique US College […]

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Applying to U.S. Universities-Sample Essay

U.S. college application essays are not only a place to show your writing skills, but also a stage where you can display yourself and your unique characteristics to college admissions officers. The application essays are very important. The college admissions officers mainly use these essays to understand your personal characteristics and values. Anything which you […]

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Experience Sharing on U.S. College Application

Some of PANO’s students are from local high schools, some are from bilingual schools, and some are attending Taipei American School (TAS) or European schools. These students have one thing in common: they all want to study abroad, and they applied to various universities and were accepted to California Institute of Technology (Caltech), University of […]

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The Seminar that 11th and 12th Grade Students Must Attend When Applying for Colleges

🥇Seminar Details: As an 11th grader, you only have one year remaining before college applications, you can’t afford to make the wrong decisions. So how are you meant to plan your studying schedule and extracurricular activities? Also, as a 12th grader, how are you meant to package your application resume, to get noticed by the […]

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Enhance your resume and portfolio with the EMPs by working with CEOs this summer!

5 Benefits of working with a startup Create a meaningful impact in the company and the industry  Work with the CEO to create a unique project Develop an entrepreneurial mindset Understand the startup culture and trends Create a bright, unique and in-depth resume   Why a startup company Startup companies have a huge impact in […]

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Don’t End Your Summer by Being a “Homer”

As everyone is aware, the ongoing lockdown caused by the pandemic has greatly messed up everyone’s summer plans and schedules. Several events were cancelled, everything is now being switched to online, and everyone now has to stay home so the choices of activities are  limited. It’s frustrating and incredibly dull. However, you shouldn’t consign yourself […]

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A Very SAT Summer By Azusa Ueno

While studying for the SAT doesn’t sound like the most exciting way to spend your summer, it is certainly important–and crucial–if you want to achieve a desirable score on your SATs in the Fall and Spring. Here are some tips:   Take a diagnostic test If you have not started any SAT prep, this is […]

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2021 Master Class -【Computer Science】Python: Machine Learning & Computer Vision

July 2021 COURSE SYLLABUS    Professor Introduction:   Mohammad Soltanieh-ha is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Information Systems department at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business. Professor Soltanieh-ha obtained his Ph.D. in computational physics in 2015 from Northeastern University and his research interest revolves around computer vision applications of deep learning in automating histopathological […]

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2021 Master Class -【Technology & History】3D Modeling and VR

July 2021 COURSE SYLLABUS   Special equipment is needed in this class. Due to the COVID-19, students are not allowed to come to the classroom. Without the equipment at home, the learning outcome will not be as good as what we expect. After the discussion, we decide to cancel the course this year. Sorry for […]

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2021 Master Class -【Psychology】Introduction to Abnormal Psychology: Mental Illness

July 2021 COURSE SYLLABUS    Professor Introduction: Professor Nathaniel Chapman is an Assistant Teaching Professor at the UC San Diego. He has diagnosed and treated various populations including spinal cord injuries, substance abuse patients, veterans and adolescents, as well as children. Professor Chapman also specializes in couples therapy utilizing empirically supported Gottman Method treatment. He […]

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2021 Master Class -【Business】Tesla: International Business Management

July 2021 COURSE SYLLABUS  Professor Introduction: Professor Paul Tiffany was an assistant to the president of a large national financial services firm, and as an organizational analyst for a large public services agency, runs his own firm to provide management service to firms worldwide. He has written The Decline of American Steel, published by Oxford […]

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How can I maximize my standardized tests scores? By Azusa Ueno

You might feel like your SAT or ACT is looming right around the corner. What to do? First, don’t panic. Second, read ahead for some tips to maximize your success, regardless of which of these two standardized tests you take.     General Tips: Practice makes permanent!   Plan ahead and schedule your practices Schedule tests […]

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AP Chemistry- How to Prepare for the Most Challenging AP Subject By Azusa

Chemistry ranks among the most challenging AP topics as both a course and an exam. Let’s consider this following statistic: in 2020, just 10% of students taking the test earned a 5, while 18% earned a 4. So what do you need to do in order to be a top scorer? Keep reading below! 👉🏻Click […]

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Top Universities Campus Life Sharing

Things You Must Know as an International Student Are you interested in applying to U.S. schools? Are you curious about campus life in the U.S.? Do want to know more about SAT changes? Here’s the opportunity for you to meet with alumni and our counselors graduated from Yale, Columbia, UC Berkeley and USC.     […]

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What does GPA Mean and How do you Calculate GPA?

GPA (Grade Point Average) is the average grades of students’ GPA and is used to evaluate students’ overall performance. The higher a student’s GPA is, the higher his or her academic achievement and the better his or her learning potential is. Therefore, the GPA performance is often an important reference indicator for US college admissions. […]

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Is College Admission More Simplistic under the Pandemic?

Due to the Covid-19 situation, college applications this year is hard to predict for admissions cycles.   Many colleges have delayed deadlines for applying and standardized tests, including SAT or ACT, SAT Subject Tests, etc. are no longer required for almost all colleges.    But in January, two things are clear: 👏 Most of the […]

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College Board Eliminates The SAT Subject Tests and The SAT Essay

The College Board announced Tuesday that it will discontinue those assessments. Citing the coronavirus crisis, officials said the pandemic has “accelerated a process already underway at the College Board to reduce and simplify demands on students.” ── Nick Anderson.Jan. 20, 2021. College Board is scrapping SAT’s optional essay and subject tests. The Washington Post.   This year, […]

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center: Save the Sea Turtles!

Over the decades, with the serious marine and sea pollution, many sea creatures have died from eating plastic particles by accident, which seriously affected the entire food chain. For example, sea turtles often treat the garbage in the sea as crabs and fish and eat them, swallow floating plastic bags because they thought the plastic […]

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Early Admission Results + Free SAT Trial Lesson!

– 2020 Early Admission Results –     The students above were accepted into Ivy League or top schools successfully and received scholarships for around 100 thousand USD. They come from different backgrounds, different schools, etc., however, they have one thing in common, they all started counseling service with us early. Because of that, we […]

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