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Joseph Kim


Aureus Consultant Joseph Kim

Joseph Kim

Career Guidance & Higher Education Consulting

Having lived in multiple countries, Joseph is an exemplar of globalization. A native of South Korea, he migrated to Ukraine at an early age, where he attended an American international school. He then received a selective governmental scholarship to attend Middle East Technical University, a premier university in Turkey.

Following his graduation from the university as the valedictorian, he received several graduate offers from renowned universities, including Yale University, the University of Chicago, and the School of Oriental and African Studies. Joseph has more than four years of university admissions and consulting experience. Before joining Aureus, he worked as a college counselor at an international school in Beijing, China. 

Joseph has a successful track record of helping students get into the top universities such as Harvard University, Barnard College of Columbia University, Duke University, University of Notre Dame, Bristol University, University of Manchester, University of Edinburgh, and Yonsei University. 

In his free time, Joseph enjoys studying philosophy, baking artisan bread, and spending quality time with his wife and little toddler.


  • Master’s in Religion & Ethics, Yale University
  • Graduate Studies in Management and Public Policy, SOAS, University of London
  • Bachelor’s in International Relations, Middle East Technical University
  • TESOL Certification

Years of experience: 8

Specializations: University Admissions, Writing, Critical Thinking, Communication, Career Development

Sampling of clients served: Middle East Technical University, World Culture Organization International, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, Transparency International – Russia, Cyprus Stop Trafficking

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