WHO WE ARE
CLC, established in 1996, operates with a vision and mission that extends beyond academic and career development. With a comprehensive array of services, including standardized test preparation, university admissions consulting, personalized tutoring classes, career consulting, and the establishment of a robust alumni network, CLC strives to enhance individuals’ educational and professional pursuits while inspiring them to be socially responsible.
At the core of CLC’s vision is a commitment to personal care and meticulous attention to detail. By imparting tailored strategies and utilizing extensive resources, CLC empowers students to refine their test-taking skills and achieve exceptional scores. Additionally, through astute guidance and unwavering support during the university admissions process, CLC assists individuals in presenting their best selves to prospective institutions.
Furthermore, CLC’s tutoring classes cater to individual learning needs, fostering improved academic performance across various subjects. Through personalized instruction, CLC aims to provide students with the necessary tools and knowledge to excel in their studies.
In line with its mission, CLC recognizes the importance of career development and offers expert consulting services. By helping individuals make informed decisions, identify their strengths, and develop well-crafted career plans, CLC equips them with the guidance needed to pursue fulfilling professional paths.
Beyond academic and career pursuits, CLC goes a step further by instilling a sense of social responsibility in young people. By incorporating discussions on ethical decision-making, community engagement, and global issues into their programs, CLC encourages clients to become active contributors to their communities and agents of positive change. Through meaningful discussions, exposure to diverse perspectives, and participation in community service initiatives, CLC aims to inspire young individuals to make a meaningful impact in society.
OUR AWESOME TEAM
CEO, Founder, University Admissions and Career Consultant
By partnering with CLC, you gain access to a team of admissions consultants who are not only experts in their fields but also possess the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to optimize your chances of acceptance into your desired educational institutions. Our consultants serve as your personal coach throughout the grueling application process, providing unwavering support and guidance. We understand the challenges and demands you face, and we are dedicated to being there for you every step of the way. Whether you have questions, or concerns, or need assistance at any time, we are available 24/7 to ensure you receive the attention and support you need. We are here to help you navigate the complexities of the application process, strengthen your candidacy, and optimize your chances of acceptance into top educational institutions.
Premier Graduate Admissions Consultant
Lamprini Zacharaki is an experienced admissions consultant and a highly qualified LNAT English teacher with an impressive 18-year experience in the education sector and holds both a Law degree and an LLM in International and European Commercial and Banking Law. Her background as a lawyer enhances her role as an LNAT tutor, providing specialized guidance for the Law National Aptitude Test. With her insights into legal reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical skills, Lamprini helps students dissect complex legal scenarios and construct well-reasoned responses. Her expertise ensures students are well-prepared to succeed in the LNAT and secure placements in prestigious law programs. Lamprini is renowned for her exceptional argumentation skills and has a proven track record of helping students excel in the application process. Her guidance and support have resulted in students securing acceptances to prestigious institutions including Oxford, King’s College London, University College London, London School of Economics, Imperial College London, INSEAD, HEC Paris, Columbia University, McGill University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
University Admissions Consultant
Mary Christala, an experienced Admissions Consultant, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our admissions consulting team with over twenty years of experience as a European Studies Advisor. She holds the Certificate of Teaching English as a Second Language from McGill University in Canada and the Certificate of Academic English from the University of Queensland in Australia. As a Certified English Teacher and an ex-Proofreader for English book Publications, she possesses the necessary qualifications to provide language support and editing services for essays and texts. Having lived in Canada and Australia, Mary brings a unique perspective on the rewards and challenges of studying abroad. She leverages her firsthand experiences to provide valuable insights to students considering European, UK, Canadian, and Australian universities.
Assistant Admissions Consultant and Researcher
Mary Papadatou is an Assistant Consultant and Researcher with a Bachelor’s degree in French Literature from the University of Athens and a Master’s degree in French Modern Literature from the University Lumière Lyon 2 in France. As a valuable member of the CLC’s Consulting Team, she provides valuable guidance and support throughout the application journey, leveraging her extensive knowledge to assist students in navigating the complexities of the process. Mary conducts comprehensive research to identify universities that align perfectly with each student’s needs and aspiration. Furthermore, Mary excels in mentoring students for admissions to French-speaking universities. Her long-standing experience and familiarity with the admissions landscape in these institutions enable her to offer personalized guidance, preparing students for success in their applications.
Assistant College Admissions Consultant
Sophia Mountraki is an Assistant Consultant who has received training from our Head Consultant, Ms. Peppy Christala and has attended an array of workshops and seminars about the university application process. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International and European Studies from the University of Piraeus and a Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from the Hellenic American College of Athens. She has actively participated in seminars and events focusing on international relations, global history, and culture. Sophia has also been involved in organizing Model United Nations conferences and socio-political events, such as the EuropaS (Simulation of the European Parliament) for the University of Piraeus. Sophia’s academic background, combined with her experience in organizing events and her proficiency in essay writing and proofreading, make her a valuable asset to our consulting team. She is ready to assist students with their applications, ensuring they present their best selves to admissions committees.
We meticulously select our tutors based on their exceptional qualifications, extensive teaching experience, philosophical approach, and unwavering passion for their respective subjects.
At CLC, we take pride in our highly qualified tutors who are dedicated to providing exceptional academic support to our students. Our tutors possess extensive knowledge and expertise in their respective subjects, instilling in students a genuine passion for learning. With a commitment to excellence, our tutors source the highest quality prep materials from various reputable sources, ensuring students have access to comprehensive and up-to-date resources.
To prepare our students effectively, our tutors have developed a robust curriculum tailored to meet individual needs. They undergo rigorous training to familiarize themselves with the specific tests and to refine their instructional approach, enabling them to personalize the program according to each student’s unique requirements. All of our tutors are graduates of top universities, the majority holding Master’s or PhD degrees, and bring valuable subject-specific experience to their teaching. Additionally, some of our tutors are recognized IBO examiners, further enhancing their expertise and understanding of International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations.
In line with our commitment to innovation, our tutors are well-versed in virtual learning methodologies and proficient in utilizing our own CLC online platform. This ensures seamless and engaging online sessions, providing students with an interactive and effective learning experience.
Through the expertise, dedication, and commitment of our highly qualified tutors, CLC strives to enhance students’ academic performance and foster a deep understanding of the subjects they study. We believe that their proficiency, combined with our tailored curriculum and innovative online platform, contributes to the success and growth of our students.
OUR ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM
Our administrative team is the backbone of the CLC since it provides support for the smooth operation of our institute.
They are resourceful and capable to take on a broad range of tasks and deliver a high level of performance. They have unique skills and experience to provide the faculty, students, and parents with high-quality support and organize efficiently all administrative processes. Their dedication and 24/7 support are the unique characteristics that they exhibit and they work hard behind the scenes to ensure CLC’s smooth running by being the planners and the problem solvers and upholding the vision of our institute.
Executive Manager & Academics Director
Business Development Manager and IB Coordinator
George Militsis serves as the Business Development Manager and IB Coordinator at CLC. He has an impressive educational background, holding a Bachelor’s in Business Management, a Diploma in Hospitality Management, an e-Master’s in Hotel Revenue Management, and a Master’s in Finance and Risk Management. George’s role is vital in fostering collaborations with stakeholders, establishing relationships with faculty and administrators, and developing strategies to attract top-quality students to CLC. Additionally, having been trained as an IB Business teacher and IB Coordinator, he oversees the IB program, ensuring that the program at CLC meets the rigorous standards of the curriculum, and provides an excellent education for students. His expertise in this area allows him to guide and support IB students and faculty, ensuring a successful and enriching educational experience. He also plays an instrumental role in building the CLC Net, a platform that facilitates job referrals and partnerships among CLC alumni and friends. By connecting alumni with potential employers and fostering partnerships, George contributes to the long-term success and growth of CLC’s alumni community.
Christina Kordera, holding a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, serves as the indispensable Administrative Secretary at CLC. Her role is pivotal in facilitating seamless communication among students, parents, and staff, fostering effective coordination, and ensuring efficient operations throughout the organization. Christina’s unwavering attention to detail, exceptional organizational skills, and dedication to maintaining clear communication channels greatly contribute to the smooth functioning of CLC. Christina is also in charge of coordinating and organizing CLC’s various initiatives and volunteering drives. By spearheading these efforts, she enhances the overall student experience and cultivates a vibrant and engaged community within CLC. Christina’s commitment to excellence and her ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks make her an invaluable asset to the organization.