At Korea International School, Jeju Campus, our mission is to prepare students for learning in university and life. Please see our matriculation list for a list of institutions where you can now find KISJ alumni; our High School Profile for detailed academic data; our information for visiting colleges and universities; and our School and Dorm Life Guide for college application deadlines and school policies related to college counseling.
Our College Counselors
Phaedra Kunik (College Counselor ) came to KISJ in 2016 with 9 years of counseling experience at international schools, and previously worked at schools in Greece, the United Arab Emirates, and Malaysia. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Manchester University (US) and a master’s degree in School Counseling from Ottawa University (US)
William Watter (College Counselor) came to KISJ in 2017 with counseling experience from Grades 1-12 in China and the United States. He holds an M.S.Ed in School Counseling and a B.S. in Sports Management from St. John’s University in New York. William also earned a College Admissions Specialist designation from the American School Counselor Association. He is a member of the International Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC) and the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).
Tyler Echols (Grade 10 Counselor) came to KISJ in 2017. He has 8 years of experience in education, teaching middle school and high school social studies. He has taught in the United States, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Australia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History and Education from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, USA, as well as a master’s degree in Counseling from Monash University in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Victoria Pineiro (Grade 9 Counselor) joined KISJ in 2017. She has worked as a licensed school counselor with students PreK to Grade 12 in Minnesota, Honduras, and New Mexico. Victoria received her Bachelor's degree in Communication Disorders (Speech Pathology emphasis) and her Master's degree in Professional School Counseling from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Victoria provides collaborative transition counseling programs and learning support for Grade 9 students. She is thrilled to be a part of an amazing group of counselors who are student focused and really good at what they do!