Ceren Yucad is the General Coordinator and student coach at the HorizonIstanbul Prep Center, while at the same time she guides students throughout the application process for high schools and universities in the USA, Turkey as a student counselor in the HorizonIstanbul counseling team.
She graduated from Ankara Science High School in 2002 and joined the Bogazici University/SUNY Binghamton dual diploma program and earned her BSc in Systems Engineering in 2010. She became familiar with the field of education while she was a university student and felt that the analytic thinking skills she gained as an engineer would help to bring a new perspective to this field she was strongly attracted.
She contributed to her professional development by becoming a member of leading international institutions, attending their conferences and workshops and visiting more than 200 institutions of higher education in the USA, UK, Canada and Europe. Analyzing the big picture, she has decided to focus her career in two fields: coaching and educational consultancy.
In May 2013, she received her coaching certificate from ICF (International Coaching Certificate) Currently, she is an on-line student at UCLA’s college counseling program. Ceren Yucad believes that in our age, education should be much more personal and customized and differences in learning should be well taken care of. “It is time for an educational revolution all around the world” she points out.