Mission and Vision

To prepare students with skills for successful lifelong learning

Belief

Holistic educational services to make a better world

Core Values

  • Put students first
  • Do the right thing
  • Innovation and continuous improvement

Timeline

  • 2019

    06 Organized the 5th U.S. Community College and Transfer Admission Forum in Guang Zhou

    05 WholeRen App new version launched in Apple and Android Apps

    03 American Homestay Services CSIET certification renewed for 2020 year.

  • 2018

    08 Initiated Weekly Seminars about U.S. College admissions, programs and processes at WholeRen local offices across the U.S. and China.

    07 Organized the 2018 World Artificial Intelligence Competition for Youth (WAICY), hosted by ReadyAI, supported by Carnegie Mellon University professor.

    07 WholeRen App published in Apple App Store, an application for clients to track service status and manage profiles.

    06 Launched the University of New Hampshire Post-Gaokao Recruitment Program, a new effort designed to attract Chinese students with high scores on the China national exam to matriculate at UNH.

    02 Established WholeRen Education Consulting, focusing on providing personalized, high-end educational advising services.

    02 Launched Ready AI, promoting artificial intelligence education for K-12 students around the world.

  • 2017

    07 Initiated a new recurring activity “Talks at WholeRen” in which inspiring individuals share their passion with WholeRen’s staff and promote progressive dialogue.

    05 Quality control was made a preeminent strategy.

    01 Clients reached: 10,000.

  • 2016

    09 Followers on social media platforms reached: 50,000.

  • 2015

    10 Launched JobUpper, an initiative to provide internship and job opportunities for international students.

    09 Initiated USTopCC, an international alliance of U.S. community colleges.

    06 Organized the first U.S. Community College and Transfer Admission Forum.

    06 Initiated Ojisua homestay platform connecting host families, students, parents, and U.S. schools.

  • 2014

    10 Certified by American International Recruitment Council (AIRC) after a rigorous accreditation process, signifying high quality standards for international student placement in the U.S.

    07 Clients reached: 1,000.

    05 Published the first White Paper titled “Dismissed Chinese Students in the United States”.

  • 2013

    03 Launched ASPIRE “2+2” program, comprehensively introducing community college and transfer admissions to the Chinese audience.

    02 Helped the first academic emergency student, thereby establishing the WholeRen Education Research Center to study the academic and behavioral issues of international students.

  • 2012

    11 Launched the first Peking University Elementary School (PUES) immersion study tour.

  • 2010

    05 WholeRen was founded.

Fast Facts

21,000+

Clients helped

3,500+

School resources

100%

Consultants with U.S. degrees

2,000+

Original articles on international education

Accreditation

AIRC

WholeRen is accredited by the American International Recruitment Council (AIRC), a professional education association on international student recruitment, through a rigorous accreditation process. Only a handful of agencies are accredited worldwide. It demonstrates WholeRen as a high-quality service provider and a trustworthy institution in the international education community.

CSIET

American Homestay Services is accredited by the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET), a standard committee on international and cultural exchange services. It ensures our clients who choose to live in American homestay families are provided with safe and valuable experiences during their stay.

ICEF

WholeRen is qualified by the International Consultants for Education and Fairs (ICEF). ICEF’s industry-leading quality assurance processes are increasingly recognised worldwide as an important qualification for active student recruitment agencies.

Our Leadership

Dr. Brian White

Co-founder, President

Dr. Brian White is President of WholeRen Group. Brian is responsible for corporate strategy, school relations, and academic exchange programs. He has been a lifetime educator. Before founding WholeRen in 2010, he has served as an administrator in all levels of education, from elementary school through college. Honored with several Fulbright Fellowships, he has more than 30 years of experience working in the public and private sectors of American education. He received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Education from Duquesne University, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Andrew Hang Chen

Co-founder, Chief Learning Officer

Andrew Hang Chen is the Chief Learning Officer of WholeRen Group. Andrew is responsible for corporate growth, client and partner relations, and venture initiatives. Before founding WholeRen, he was an international student himself before working as a senior engineer for over 10 years. Since devoting into international education field, he has consulted and helped over 4,000 Chinese students and parents and published over 600 original articles. He is often featured in mainstream media reports and is viewed as a trusted expert in international education topics. He received his Master of Science degree in Nuclear and Computer Science from the University of Missouri.

Cho-yun Hsu

Honorary AdvisorCho-yun Hsu is the Honorary Advisor of WholeRen Group. A historian, it is him who gave the name of “Whole Ren” in 2009. Mr. Hsu is often consulted by leaders in WholeRen Group on corporate strategies and student services. He is the root reason why WholeRen Group has such a deep understanding in education and cultural exchange. He received a Doctor of Humanities degree from the University of Chicago in 1962. He is an Emeritus Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh, and has served in honorary positions in several universities including Duke University, Nanjing University, and Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Offices

United States

Pittsburgh

5777 Baum Blvd,
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Seattle

1833 N. 105th St, Suite 1013
Seattle, WA 98133

San Francisco

458 San Mateo Ave
San Bruno, CA 94066

Los Angeles

418 E. Las Tunas Dr., Unit 2A
San Gabriel, CA 91776

Boston

1309 Beacon Street, Suite 316
Brookline, MA 02446

New York

1 Bridge Plaza, 2nd Floor Suite 223
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Washington DC

1775 Tysons Blvd, 5th Floor
Tysons, VA 22102

China

Beijing

Finance Fortune Tower, Plaza A, Suite 1901
18 Xizhimen Wai St, Xicheng Dist, Beijing 100044

Guangzhou

Gaodezhidi Plaza Building D, 15th Floor Room 1576
Tianhe Dist, Guangzhou 510623

Chongqing

United International Tower, 19th Floor, 201Xinhua Rd
JieFangBei, Yuzhong Dist, Chongqing, China, 400010

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