Founder and CEO
Aung Tun Lin
M.Arch: The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
BSD Architectural Studies: Barrett The Honors College at Arizona State University
Aung Tun Lin is a visionary leader, widely acclaimed for his accomplishments in the field of education and architecture. As the Founder, CEO, and Lead Mentor of Capstone Education Consulting, he has been instrumental in transforming the landscape of education in Myanmar. A graduate of Arizona State University's prestigious Barrett Honors College, he went on to pursue a graduate degree in architecture from the esteemed University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. During his graduate studies at UMich, Aung served as a volunteer at the admissions department, which further enhanced his understanding of the intricacies involved in the admissions process. His expertise in architecture and project management has been honed over the years while working with top-tier firms such as LOHA architects and Gensler, both nationally and internationally. In addition, he manages his own multidisciplinary design company, L.I.N Studio, in Yangon, Myanmar. Aung's involvement in the education sector is equally impressive, having worked with several institutions across the world. Notably, he played a pivotal role in creating Myanmar's First Non-Profit Liberal Arts and Sciences University, Parami University, where he served as a lead master plan architect and institutional advancement officer. Aung's philanthropic spirit and dedication to youth development have garnered him national and international recognition, including a spot in the TEDx Talk series, "A World On The Edge." His speech, which focused on the intersection of architecture and education, resonated with audiences worldwide. Through Aung's leadership, Capstone Education Consulting has gained widespread acclaim for its innovative and comprehensive approach to education consulting. The firm is renowned for providing exceptional support to students and educational institutions, helping them navigate the complex and competitive landscape of college admissions. With his expertise, vision, and unwavering commitment to education, Aung has established himself as a true champion of youth empowerment and a leading voice in the field of education.
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Ei Thinzar Maw
M.B, B.S University of Medicine (1)
Dr. Ei Thinzar Maw, the accomplished Chief Operating Officer of Capstone Education Consulting, joined the esteemed company in 2018. A true visionary, she brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to her role, having earned her prestigious M.B, B.S degree from the University of Medicine (1) Yangon, the most prestigious medical school in Myanmar. Before joining Capstone, Dr. Ei Thinzar Maw was dedicated to serving patients in her private clinic as a practicing physician. Her relentless pursuit of excellence was further demonstrated in 2018 when she was granted Membership in the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCPUK), a testament to her unwavering commitment to the healthcare industry. With her strong background in medicine, Dr. Ei Thinzar Maw has a unique perspective on the importance of education and its role in shaping the future of society. Her insights and expertise have been instrumental in driving the company's growth and expansion, taking Capstone Education Consulting to new heights. As the Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Ei Thinzar Maw plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth running of Capstone's operations, and her leadership has been a key factor in the company's ongoing success. With her unwavering dedication, combined with her innovative ideas and strategies, she has helped establish Capstone Education Consulting as a leader in the education consulting industry in Myanmar. Her exceptional talents and experience have been instrumental in taking Capstone to the next level, while she remains a driving force behind the company's continued growth and success.
Chief Academic Advisor
Kyaw Soe Htet
B.Sc Hons Nautical Science
Myanmar Maritime University
Kyaw Soe Htet is a highly experienced and accomplished education professional who has been working as the Chief Academic Advisor at Capstone Education Consulting for several years. In this role, he is responsible for providing academic leadership and guidance to the organization, as well as developing and implementing strategies to improve the quality of education services offered to clients. Kyaw Soe Htet accomplished Bachelor Degree in Nautical Science Major from Myanmar Maritime University. But due to his great passion in education, he left the Maritime Field in the early stage.Before joining Capstone, Kyaw Soe Htet was a language teacher and ex-seafarer.With over a decade of experience in the education industry, Kyaw Soe Htet brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role. He has a deep understanding of the latest trends and developments in education, as well as a strong track record of success in managing educational programs and projects. As Chief Academic Advisor, Kyaw Soe Htet oversees a team of educators and consultants, providing guidance and support to ensure that they are delivering the highest quality services to clients. He is also responsible for developing and implementing training programs for educators, helping them to stay up-to-date with the latest teaching methodologies and techniques. Kyaw Soe Htet is a skilled communicator and collaborator, working closely with clients and other stakeholders to understand their needs and develop customized solutions. He is passionate about education and is committed to helping individuals and organizations achieve their educational goals. Overall, Kyaw Soe Htet is a highly effective and respected academic leader, whose expertise and commitment to excellence have made him a valuable asset to Capstone Education Consulting.
Aung Tun Lin
M.Arch: The University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor | BSD Architectural Studies: Barrett The Honors College at Arizona State University
Aung Tun Lin is the founder, CEO, and head mentor of Capstone Education Consulting, a highly respected education consulting firm in Myanmar. He holds a bachelor's degree in Architecture with honors (summa cum laude) from Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University, and a graduate degree in architecture from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. With his extensive background in architecture and project management, Aung Tun Lin has gained a wealth of professional experience working for renowned architecture firms such as LOHA architects (US), Gensler (US), SPINE Architects, and M. Thaw & Associates. He has also established his own multidisciplinary design company, Lin Innovative Networks (L.I.N) Studio, based in Yangon, Myanmar. Apart from his success in the architecture industry, Aung Tun Lin has also made a name for himself in the education sector. He has worked with numerous educational institutions both in Myanmar and internationally, serving as an institutional advancement officer, a member of the fundraising committee, and one of the lead masterplan architects for Myanmar's first non-profit liberal arts and sciences university, Parami University. Aung Tun Lin's expertise in education and architecture, along with his passion for youth development and philanthropic work, has led him to be a sought-after mentor and speaker in various forums, including the TEDx Talk series: "A World on the Edge." Under Aung Tun Lin's leadership, Capstone Education Consulting has become one of the most respected and innovative education consulting firms in Myanmar, offering comprehensive support to students and educational institutions. He has led the company's expansion into new areas of service, including the launch of the country's first-ever college and career counseling platform, and has helped students in Myanmar gained admission to Ivy Leagues, Ivy Plus, Public Ivy, Oxbridge, Russell Group and other world renowned universities. Aung Tun Lin's visionary leadership, coupled with his commitment to excellence and innovation, has set the standard for Capstone Education Consulting's unparalleled success in guiding students towards achieving their educational goals and making a positive impact in their communities.
| Class of 2026
Meet Ella, a motivated and accomplished frosh at Stanford University. At Stanford, she has already made a name for herself by pursuing a challenging major in Symbolic Systems, a unique interdisciplinary program that combines computer science, linguistics, philosophy, and psychology. Her academic excellence is only matched by her dedication to helping others achieve their academic dreams. That's why Ella joined Capstone Education Consulting as a mentor in 2022. As a former CAPSTONIAN since 9th grade, Ella knows firsthand the benefits of personalized mentoring and guidance in achieving college admissions success. She wants to share that experience with students in Myanmar and beyond, who may not have access to the same resources and support. With Ella's expertise and guidance, Capstone's students can rest assured that they will receive the highest quality college admissions counseling available. Ella's passion for mentoring and helping students reach their full potential is evident in her dedication to each student's unique needs and goals. Whether it's crafting the perfect personal statement or navigating the intricacies of the application process, Ella is there every step of the way. But Ella's skills don't stop there. Her well-rounded interests in humanities, computer science, and creative expression make her the perfect mentor for students with diverse backgrounds and aspirations. She is the embodiment of the Capstone ethos: excellence, empowerment, and success. With Ella on their side, Capstone's students can be confident they will receive the guidance and expertise needed to navigate the highly competitive college admissions process and achieve their academic aspirations. She knows how to balance academic rigor with personal interests and can help students find their own unique path to college admissions success. So if you're a student in Myanmar or beyond, looking for personalized college admissions counseling, look no further than Capstone Education Consulting and the expertise of Ella. With her guidance, you can achieve your academic dreams and reach your full potential.
Psychology and Political Science minor (Pre-Law)
| Class of 2026
Meet Keila, a highly accomplished and talented student at Stanford University,. She is a first-generation college student from Berkeley, California, who is pursuing a major in psychology with a minor in political science, and considering a career in law at Stanford University. Aside from her academic pursuits, Keila is a multifaceted individual with a wide range of interests. She finds joy in music, painting, dance, and sketching. Her creative talents extend to digital art, which she loves to create during her free time. During her high school years, Keila distinguished herself by helping her peers with Humanities and Social Sciences coursework and assignments. Her passion for mentoring others has been a driving force for her to become a mentor at Capstone Education Consulting. Keila's exceptional achievements in the college application process are a testament to her expertise in navigating the rigorous and meticulous process. She applied to America's Top 20 colleges and received acceptances from numerous highly competitive institutions, including Stanford, other Ivy Plus universities, and Public Ivy Universities, with multiple scholarship awards. At Capstone Education Consulting, Keila is eager to share her insights and knowledge with students from Myanmar and beyond, who are preparing for the challenging college application process. Her dedication, empathy, and deep understanding of the process make her an invaluable asset to our team of mentors. With Keila's guidance, our students can confidently prepare for and navigate the complex and highly competitive college application process, setting them on a path to achieving their academic and career goals.
Human Biology (Pre-Med)
| Class of 2026
Meet Kennedy, a bright and ambitious undergraduate student from Southern California, USA. Currently studying at the prestigious Stanford University, Class of '26, Kennedy is pursuing a major in Human Biology with a Pre-Med track, her eyes set on a future career in the medical field. But there's much more to Kennedy than just her academic pursuits. She is also an enthusiastic member of the Stanford Outdoors community, embarking on thrilling weekend hikes and backpacking trips in the breathtaking surrounding area. When she's not exploring the great outdoors, you can find her indulging in her passions for literature, cards, or a refreshing bubble tea. As a high school senior, Kennedy applied to 12 universities, and impressively, she received acceptances from over half of them, including some of the most prestigious institutions in the country. Among them were UCLA, UC Berkeley, Scripps with a $30,000/year scholarship, and, of course, the renowned Stanford University. Kennedy's journey through the daunting and stressful college admissions process has inspired her to become an aspiring mentor at Capstone Education Consulting, where she hopes to help guide students in Myanmar on their own journey to their dream colleges. With her wealth of knowledge, expertise, and commitment to excellence, Kennedy is eager to share her insights and help students navigate the path to success with confidence and ease.
Kyaw Soe Htet
B.Sc Hons Nautical Science Myanmar Maritime University
Kyaw Soe Htet is a language teacher who has been working in the education field for around 5 years. Prior to that, he was a seafarer. Kyaw Soe Htet is a polyglot, which means he is fluent in multiple languages including Chinese, English, Spanish ,French, Hindi and German apart from his mother tongue Burmese. He has a passion for teaching languages and helping others learn new languages.Kyaw Soe Htet has a deep knowledge of his native language Burmese and helped a lot of foreigners to learn Burmese Language. Kyaw Soe Htet has a wealth of experience teaching languages to people of all ages and backgrounds. He is knowledgeable about different teaching methodologies and is able to tailor his teaching approach to suit the needs of his students. He is patient, friendly, and encouraging, and strives to make language learning a fun and enjoyable experience. In addition to his teaching experience, Kyaw Soe Htet has a deep understanding of different cultures and customs, which enables him to teach language in context and provide valuable cultural insights to his students. At Capstone, Kyaw Soe Htet helps students to prepare for AP Spanish, AP Mandarin, IB Spanish, IB Mandarin and IB Burmese. Overall, Kyaw Soe Htet is a skilled and dedicated language teacher who is passionate about helping others learn new languages and broaden their horizons.
Public Health and Molecular & Cellular Biology (Pre-Med)
Johns Hopkins University
| Class of 2026
Meet Ye Yint, a pre-med student from Yangon, Myanmar, currently in the Class of '26 at the esteemed Johns Hopkins University. With a planned major in Public Health and Molecular & Cellular Biology, Ye Yint is deeply passionate about his studies, but also makes time for his creative pursuits. At the same time, he loves to sing with his a cappella group, take peaceful nature walks, and channel his creativity into digital art. As a high school senior, Ye Yint applied to 13 universities across the US, Canada, and UK, but it was with the help of Capstone Education Consulting that he was able to craft his applications to perfection. Thanks to Capstone's personalized approach and attention to detail, Ye Yint received acceptances from his top choices, including UC Berkeley, the University of Michigan, University of Toronto, and, of course, Johns Hopkins. Ye Yint's experience with Capstone was so inspiring and transformative that he has chosen to return to the organization as a mentor. As someone who has navigated the daunting college application process, Ye Yint is perfectly positioned to help high school students in Myanmar and beyond reach their dream universities. With his personal experience, expertise, and passion for mentorship, Ye Yint is eager to help guide aspiring students on their journey to success.
Medicine, Surgery, and Obstetrics
Trinity College Dublin
| Class of 2028
Meet Crystal, an extraordinary IB Tutor and aspiring medical student currently studying at Trinity College Dublin. In her high school years, Crystal achieved a remarkable feat by attaining a perfect score of 45/45 on the IB exams, excelling in subjects such as Chemistry HL, Biology HL, Math AA HL, Economics SL, English A Language and Literature SL, and Chinese B SL during the November 2022 session. With her exceptional grasp of the IB curriculum, Crystal has dedicated herself to tutoring fellow students from various high schools in Singapore, all of whom follow the rigorous IB program. Crystal's student-centered approach to tutoring has proven invaluable in guiding numerous students to achieve remarkable scores on the IB exams. Her expertise and in-depth understanding of the curriculum allow her to provide personalized guidance and support, ensuring that her students reach their full potential and excel academically. In addition to her tutoring endeavors, Crystal's academic achievements have earned her prestigious admissions to renowned institutions around the world. Trinity College Dublin offered her a place in their esteemed Medicine program, while University of Leeds extended an invitation for Medicine studies. Notably, Crystal was awarded the International Scholar award of 100,000 CAD at the University of Toronto for Life Sciences, the International Renewable Entrance Award of 23,000 CAD (the highest merit-based scholarship for international students) at McMaster University for Life Sciences, the Major Entrance Scholarship of 40,000 CAD (the highest merit-based scholarship for international students) at McGill University for Biological, Biomedical, and Health Sciences, the International Entrance Award of 20,000 CAD at the University of Calgary for Biological Sciences/Health Sciences, and the International President's Entrance Scholarship of 50,000 CAD (the highest merit-based scholarship for international students with only three recipients per year) at Western University for Medical Sciences. Crystal's passion for education, exceptional academic achievements, and dedication to helping others make her an outstanding IB Tutor. Join Crystal on a transformative learning journey where she will guide you to success in the IB program, drawing from her own remarkable accomplishments and unwavering commitment to your academic growth.
U Thein Htun
Bachelor of Education degree
from the Education University
Saya U Thein Htun is an experienced and passionate mathematics teacher with over 16 years of teaching experience. He is a highly accomplished teacher who has helped countless students achieve their academic goals. Saya U Thein Htun's academic journey began with his exceptional performance in the matriculation exam, where he achieved distinction in mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology. He then pursued an education journey and received a Bachelor of Education degree from the Education University in 1981. After completing his degree, he started his career as a freelance teacher, where he got exposed to international mathematics subjects. With his passion and love for mathematics, Saya U Thein Htun taught mathematics to international school students from grade 8 to grade 12. He was highly successful in this field, and his students achieved outstanding results in mathematics From 2006 to the present, Saya U Thein Htun has been teaching basic mathematics knowledge required for international college admissions in standardized tests such as SAT, GED, IGCSE, GRE, and other similar tests. He has been teaching these curriculums for over 16 years and has helped numerous students get admitted to world-class universities and colleges. Saya U Thein Htun's teaching style is highly appreciated by his students, and he has gained an excellent reputation as a teacher in the academic community. His dedication, passion, and expertise have been instrumental in shaping the careers of many students, and he continues to inspire and guide them to success.