Specialties: GMAT, GRE, SAT, ACT, Highschool Math (including I.B.), ESL tutoring (TOEFL / IELTS)
Rony Gao is one of the most sought-after experts in the field of standardized test preparation and training. Currently based in Toronto, he has personally trained over 10,000 individuals preparing for admission tests such as the GMAT, GRE, SAT, SSAT, ACT and TOEFL, paving their way into renowned academic institutions including Harvard University, University of Toronto Rotman School of Management, Queen’s School of Business, HEC Paris, and many more. His clients include the Federal Government of Canada, C-level business executives, 2010 Winter Olympian, law school students and graduates, and over 100 young professionals and students of all levels.
Rony has an education background across three continents (Asia, North American and Europe) himself: As a teenager he survived and thrived through a secondary school program for gifted students in China, where he not only achieved outstanding results in a series of rigorous standardized tests, but also won awards in the National Physics and Mathematics Olympiad. After receiving his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2009, Rony earned his Master’s In International Business from Queen’s School of Business, Queen’s University in Kingston with the highest scholarship. He also studied at University of Texas in Austin (USA) and HEC Paris School of Management (France) through international exchange programs.
Prior to entrepreneurship, Rony worked as a marketing strategy intern at Royal Bank of Canada and as an instructor at a Toronto career college. Outside of work, Rony is actively involved in community educational projects both in Canada and abroad. He taught English in a remote region of Thailand as a volunteer in 2012, and has served the Learning Disability Association of Toronto District as a youth mentor since 2013. Rony is also a member of Mensa Canada, an international High IQ Society for people whose IQ is top 2% of population.