Tess is the Founder and Managing Partner of TEAM Education Consulting Company, and is also the Director of Counseling. She has been assisting students in preparing for and applying to colleges and universities in the U.S since 1998 and she has quite the list of impressive student admissions including, Harvard Business School, Wharton School of Business, UC Berkeley, UCLA, etc. She herself is a graduate of Harvard Business School where she earned a M.B.A. and Stanford University where she earned a BA in International Relations. Besides running her own business, Tess is super involved in the Shanghai community that has been her family's home for the last 10 years. For her first 9 years she was the president of the Yew Chung International School of Pudong Parent Organization and is currently the Chairman of board of Community Center Shanghai. Added to all that, Tess is just plain awesome and inspiring as a woman and a mama of her three boys, and it was a blast having her on the show.