Thank you very much for your advice and help which was just at the right time in the process. We very much appreciate it and I have spoken to quite a few parents that my application may not have been successful if I hadn't worked with you. So thank you again .

HS, Hong Kong

I found my consultant to be reassuring, extremely well-informed and I was struck by the depth of her knowledge of Hong Kong's schools. I would - and have - recommended her to parents looking for unbiased advice on the best option for their family.

KF, Hong Kong

The application process for your child's education in Hong Kong can be a very overwhelming and stressful experience. With's Top Schools’ help, my wife and I were able to eliminate a lot of the uncertainty in the process and most importantly achieve peace of mind that we're doing what is best for our child. With expert guidance, we have avoided a lot of wasted time and energy and have learned to focus our attention on the activities which matter most in the application process.

EP, Hong Kong

When we arrived in Hong Kong, we were overwhelmed by the variety of international schools, the admissions processes and competition for places. We were most concerned that even if we found the right school, we might not be able to get a place for our eldest daughter.

Ruth & Pam took the time to understand our priorities, and then came up with a shortlist of schools that might fit the bill. Specifically, Ruth was proactive in making a plan for us, with a timetable for completing the mountains of paperwork required for each of the schools on the shortlist. We were fortunate enough to secure a place at our first choice school, and Ruth is now helping with plans for our second, third and fourth daughters.

Without TopSchools' help, our decisions would have been based on guesswork, expat blogs and painful trawling through schools’ websites. With Ruth’s advice, we saved time, effort and money, and we believe that we ended up with the best school for our daughter.

Richard Greenwood, HK

Thank you for your patience, support and guidance during the phase we have been going through in searching for the appropriate school for K.
Just want to let you know that we appreciate all your efforts and candidness.

VL and SM, Hong Kong

I did wonder if you were the best out of all the services. Your quick response times and availability to chat etc assured me we made the right choice.

I appreciated your capacity to calm me down on the occasions I thought I was not applying to enough schools and generally panicking about things generally.

Thank you for being sensible and straightforward.

SM, UK

We had heard on the grapevine that it was extremely difficult and competitive to get in to a good international school in HK, but we didn't have a clue where to start. You gave us a great overview of the schools, emphasising to us that being proactive and getting on the case ASAP with the applications can make a real difference (which it did!), helping with all the applications (I hate forms!) and organising all our school visits. Without you, I have no doubt we would never have ended up with such a good school. If you are moving to HK, have children and the quality of your children's education is important to you, then using Top Schools will give you a much greater chance of getting the quality of education you desire.

SR and VR, UK

We had heard on the grapevine that it was extremely difficult and competitive to get in to a good international school in HK, but we didn't have a clue where to start. You gave us a great overview of the schools, emphasising to us that being proactive and getting on the case ASAP with the applications can make a real difference (which it did!), helping with all the applications (I hate forms!) and organising all our school visits. Without you, I have no doubt we would never have ended up with such a good school.

If you are moving to HK, have children and the quality of your children's education is important to you, then using Top Schools will give you a much greater chance of getting the quality of education you desire.

SR and VR, UK

We would like to thank you very much for your help with finding a new school for P. You have been professional, efficient, informative and reassuring throughout this search and we really value the personal touch you have.

Thank you again; you’ve been great and I hope that we will stay in touch.

SF and NF, HK

The whole application process was very stressful and I could not locate any school suitable for C, so I sought help from Top Schools for professional advice.

Ruth was really professional and knowledgeable about schools in HK. With her help and advice, it made the school selection process so much easier.

After our first meeting, Ruth was quick to analyze our needs and generate a long, detailed list of international schools meeting our requirements.

Ruth was a huge help throughout the process and gave me a lot of support. I don't think we would have gotten acceptances without her help.

I would highly recommend Top Schools to my friends and colleagues who need help in the near future.

SF, Hong Kong

Ruth’s work (and passion) is in helping to navigate the complexities of the school process. Some parents have the time, resources and stamina to do it on their own, while others think having someone who has the experience, breadth of knowledge and who is in-tune with the market by their side to assist in developing a tactical plan is invaluable. Given the risks and what seems to be an increasing need to have a plan A, B, C and sometime D months (if not years) in advance, it may be worth contacting her for specific advice.

David T, Hong Kong

Ruth has proven to be a real force in the Hong Kong Education scene. Top Schools has provided an independent vehicle for many parents seeking balanced views about the diverse, and often times confusing, education field in this city. Ruth has developed her online forum, which has successfully filled a gap for curious parents, a space for frank discussions and information sharing/gathering. She has facilitated candid discussions, provided timely information and attempted to remain non-biased in her assessment of the variety of schools that she has researched. Her service, as witnessed by her huge following, is one that was much needed in Hong Kong and she was the right woman for the job.

Dave McMaster, Former Head of School, Canadian International School

"Your vast school knowledge coupled with sage advice has benefited hundreds of Hong Kong and overseas families over the years. Kendall Preschool treasures our budding partnership with Top Schools but most importantly - we value your continued support to make learning better for all children!"

Terri Appel, Director of Advancement, English Schools Foundation

Ruth has spoken to parents at two of my schools, Mills International Preschool and Kids' Gallery, providing her expertise in finding and securing spaces for children in good primary schools across Hong Kong. She is very knowledgeable, and focuses on helping find the right fit for each individual child with the right school. She makes the process clear and manageable, and is highly recommended.

Joanna Hotung, Founder and Managing Director, KG Group

It was pleasure attending your seminar. I was amazed at your knowledge - depth and breadth - about schools. It almost felt like the phrase ‘oh I know this like the back of my hand!'

M. Ruban, Hong Kong

Thank you so very, very much for the very helpful information. You don't know how much you have helped me over my concerns, and I really appreciate it!

RK

Just want to say a big thank you for this morning! It was really useful & informative! I can see why you've been so highly recommended.

JH

I would like to say thank you first for the seminar. As I hoped, it helps me to be less anxious but also encourage me to explore more.

ES

Ruth delivered two engaging and informative talks for one of our clients on admission to Hong Kong schools. I would highly recommend her as a speaker in this area or a consultant in the competitive (and sometimes confusing) landscape of K-12 admissions in Hong Kong

Justin Hardman, Founder & Director of 21st Century Learning

Ruth has been wonderful and gracious in spending time with employees of Morgan Stanley Family Network in demystifying the challenges of Hong Kong education system and help parents to appreciate how unstressful it could be, contrary to public belief, that parents can help children to enroll in schools in HK with high success rate. Thanks Ruth and Top School team.

Maryann Tseng, Morgan Stanley

"I would like to extend another thank you to you for arranging and to Nicola and Sarah who came to talk to our parents today. They are both so full of energy and enthusiasm! They tackle quite a heavy and serious subject in such a positive way. The parents were very complimentary afterwards. Lots of questions well answered again as they have so much knowledge about so many schools and options."

Mary Scarborough, PIPS Parkview

"Your vast school knowledge coupled with sage advice has benefited hundreds of Hong Kong and overseas families over the years. Kendall Preschool treasures our budding partnership with Top Schools but most importantly - we value your continued support to make learning better for all children!"

Dr Wil Chan, Founder of Kendall International Preschool

"I would like to THANK YOU very much for coming last Friday to our office, we could see how engaged the audience was; their feedback was super positive!"

Kiki Simonsen, Google