Watch this space for information and registration links on the upcoming USAPPS 2018 workshops!

We’re excitedly planning informative and enjoyable workshops for prospective students, parents, and teachers in Penang and the Klang Valley area!

About Us

USAPPS is a non-profit organization that serves to inform Malaysian students about the US education by conducting annual workshops around Malaysia. The annual workshops feature notable guests such as Kevin Sim, resident counselor of Raffles Junior College, Singapore and university admission interviewers from various US Universities.

This organization is run primarily by students and is assisted by alumni from various institutions around the US.

The fund collected goes to materials preparation, and transportation & accommodations for our volunteers and guest speakers from various states.

Several volunteers help to keep the organization running year round:

  • President: Teng Chan Leong
  • VP: Adelyn Yeoh Jia Hui
  • Secretary: Ng Jung Kian
  • Asst. Secretary: Ng Sin Seanne
  • Treasurer: Jason Leong Chong Beng
  • Committee Members: Yeoh Chen Chow, Melywn Pak Yong Ho
  • Trustee: Tan Yeng Kerng, Pau May May
  • Auditors: Sara-Ann Yong I-Min, Chiang Pang Fei

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Read what current Malaysian students in US Colleges have to say about their experiences and what tips they have!

Why The U.S.- Jia Yi (Harvard University ’21)

As admissions decisions season welcomed itself earlier this year, Jia Yi (Harvard University ’21) was presented with a commonly met dichotomy among Malaysian students: the U.K. or the U.S.? Among acceptances to stellar schools from Stanford University and the University of Cambridge, she ultimately chose Harvard for several reasons. Continue reading to find out why! …

Crafting Your Own Journey – Chiang Kah Yee (Minerva Schools @ KGI ’19)

Indecisive over what to do with life after high school. Lost in a plethora of pre-u choices. Confused over whether to follow your head, your heart or what your relatives say you should do. We’ve all been there. So did Chiang Kah Yee (Minerva Schools @ KGI ’19). But it’s important to know what happens …

Admit List

Congratulations to all our workshop participants who got into their dream universities! Your hard work, dedication, and preparation paid off!

As you prepare to embark on the journey, we encourage you to read Chen Chow’s How to Make Full Use of Universities’ Life.

To all those of you who are on waiting list, we at USAPPS wish you good luck in converting a “waitlist” place into a positive admission decision! Read this write-up by Andrew Loh and Darell Koh for tips on what to do.

To those of you who didn’t get in, don’t give up. There is always a silver lining to be found!

Take a look at successful admits throughout the years who participated in USAPPS workshops:

Class of 2020
Class of 2019
Class of 2018
Class of 2017
Class of 2016
Class of 2015
Class of 2014


Contact us

To contact us, please use any of the following channels

USAPPS 2018 Core Committee Email:

General Email:

Facebook: USAPPS

Twitter: USAPPS


Alternatively, leave us your details and we will get back to you:

Feel free to ask us or share with us anything about applying/studying in US Colleges or about USAPPS in general!