EF Academy grads from our campuses in New York, Oxford and Torbay have bright futures ahead of them as they head to some of the world’s top universities after receiving outstanding results on their IB and A-Level exams. We’re proud of each of our students and we wish them the best of luck as they continue their success at higher education institutions in the U.S., UK, Canada and Australia.
EF Academy New York
Julia Palkowska from Norway earned an impressive 43 points on her IB exams and has her sights set on studying Management at the London School of Economics, one of the UK’s top-ranked universities. Soeun Lee from South Korea received 39 points and will be attending the University of Wisconsin, Madison this fall. China’s Yuling Liao was awarded 38 points and will make her way to western Canada where she will attend the University of British Columbia.
EF Academy Oxford
EF Academy Oxford students performed exceptionally well, with an 87% pass rate – nearly 10% above the national average. One third of our Oxford IB students scored 35 points or more – the equivalent of A*AAA at A-Level, and five points higher than the world average score.
The areas where our students excelled the most were languages, science and business/economics. Eighty-five per cent earned the equivalent of A/A* in English; 50% earned the equivalent of A*/A in physics, biology and chemistry; and more than a third received the equivalent of A/A* in business and economics.
EF Academy Oxford’s top-scoring students are Julia Graef from Germany with 41 points, Mexico’s Luis Hernandez-Margro Quiroz with 40 points, Spain’s Ana Maria Santiago Riera with 40 points, and Julie Hoerland Gallis with 38 points.
In the fall, Julia will study medicine at Imperial College London, Luis will study Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, Ana Maria plans to attend Murdoch University in Australia, and Julie will attend University of Chicago.
Other university destinations for EF Academy Oxford IB students include York, Exeter and King’s College London in the UK, and Haverford in the U.S.
EF Academy Oxford is delighted to announce its first Cambridge success! Yexia Lin achieved a remarkably impressive A*A*A*A* in his A-Levels and has been formally accepted at Cambridge University to read Engineering. Other outstanding results from our A-Level cohort include Xinyi Lu who achieved A*A*A*A* and will read Economics at UCL; Ekaterina Chernykh who attained A*A*A* and will read Economics at Bristol University; and Xinyu Xiong who also achieved A*A*A* and will read Mathematics at Edinburgh University.
EF Academy Torbay
Ngoc Anh Nguyen from Vietnam received 41 points on her IB exams and plans on studying Accounting and Finance at the University of Durham, ranked fifth in the UK according to the 2016 Complete University Guide. Indonesia’s Adrian Wisaksana earned 39 points and will attend University College London where he will pursue Information Management for Business. Gagik Arutyunyan from Russia received 37 points and will study Psychology at Bristol this fall.
Thi Phuong Anh Pham from Vietnam achieved an impressive A*A*A*A and will head to Australia to study Sociology at the University of Melbourne. China’s Yuze Pan attained A*A*A and plans on studying Mathematics at Imperial College London, ranked fourth in the UK according to the 2016 Complete University Guide. Seo Yeong Heo, who scored AAA, will follow her interest in art to Lancaster University where she will study Design Interactions. Three of our EF Academy Torbay grads will continue their education at University College London – Hong Kong’s ManLin Cui (A*A*A*B), and China’s Huiwen Ma (A*AAAB) and Wenlin Tu (AA*A) will study Mathematics, Mathematics with Economics, and Engineering respectively. Han Ying Wan from Hong Kong will pursue studies in Law at Queen Mary, University of London after achieving an AAAAA.