A key aspect of our school mission is preparing 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 High School Student Bulletin for college counseling information, including visit schedules and standardized testing details; and our School and Dorm Life Guide for college application deadlines and school policies related to college counseling.
Our College Counselors
Logan Westmoreland is in her eighth year as a High School and College Counselor. She spent five years in her profession in North Carolina and another two years internationally in Salvador, Brazil. Prior to working in Brazil, she was the Lead High School and College Counselor at Davie High School in North Carolina. She has previously served as an Adjunct Professor at Belmont Abbey College, Plymouth State University and the University of New Hampshire. Along with her college teaching career, she also taught Middle School and was the Director of an Expeditionary Learning School in Boston. Her expertise is in the areas of college counseling, social and emotional counseling, and curriculum development and instruction. Under her guidance, students have been accepted to Harvard University, Columbia, Princeton, Dartmouth College, Duke, the University of Pennsylvania, Yale and Brown to name a few.
Diana Abukazam has vast experience in education, covering elementary school students to graduate university students. She has supported students and parents in decision making, planning, and preparing for college, careers, undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools. It was under her guidance that students have been accepted to good-fit colleges and universities such as Claremont McKenna, Colgate U., Cornell, Reed, U. of Washington, and Harvard. In relation to college counseling, for several years, Diana’s role was to oversee and implement the components of the UCLA Early academic outreach program (a pre-college academic preparation program) at nine high schools. In that capacity, Diana connected and collaborated with multiple community organizations, and presented to over 10,000 community members to mobilize a college going culture, and promote student achievement. In an effort to broaden her experience working with diverse populations, two years ago, Diana decided to accept a College Counseling position at the Korea International School, Pangyo Campus where she supported and empowered juniors and seniors along with their parents to be successful in the College application process. Diana holds a Master of Arts degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction Design with a specialization in computer education, and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling. She also has a counseling PPS credential to work with school-aged children and a teaching credential. Diana has also received specialized training and certificates from UCLA Career counseling center, and Didi Hirsch’s Crisis Counseling center. She is in her fourth year of being an Undergraduate Admissions Reader for UCLA.