Learn about what it really takes to get into top-tier universities

Want to learn how to help give your child an advantage when applying to top universities? Come and hear from an expert what your child can do to set themselves apart during the competitive application process.

Our visiting expert, Lloyd Nimetz from The Spike Lab has been working with students to help them stand out from their competitors. In fact,  88% of The Spike Lab’s students have been accepted to their top choice universities. Universities that The Spike Lab’s students have been admitted to include Columbia, Duke, UPenn (Wharton), UChicago, Georgetown, and many more. More importantly, these students have developed the entrepreneurial skills needed to succeed in high school, college, and today’s fast-paced world.

Lloyd Nimetz, Founder of The Spike Lab, will guide you through the role of innovation in university admissions through the perspective of admissions officers and why grades alone are no longer enough. Come to hear inspirational stories about how regular students discovered their passions, developed those passions into extraordinary achievements and went on to awe the top universities.


Wednesday, February 13th, 6:00 pm


Admissions Office, Suites 4005-07, Level 40, Two Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Special Guest Speaker

Lloyd Nimetz

Founder, The Spike Lab

Lloyd Nimetz

Lloyd Nimetz is the founder of The Spike Lab. He is a serial entrepreneur and start-up investor who has been a founder of five for-profits and non-profits in the US, Taiwan, Argentina, and India. Previously he directed the education start-up accelerator of 4.0 Schools and before that was the co-founder of Dev Bootcamp NYC (parent company was acquired by Kaplan Inc in 2014). Lloyd went to Stanford University for his MBA, studied undergrad at Williams College and was a Fulbright Scholar. He travels frequently to Taiwan and lives in New York City with his wife, who grew up in Taipei, and his two daughters.