Celine is a dual citizen of the United States and Lebanon. She graduated from MIT’s Sloan School of Management in 2018 with a Master of Business Administration. She received an overall GPA of 4.80/5.00 and a perfect GPA her final year. Previously, Celine earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Chinese from Smith College. She is a recipient of several academic Achievement Awards, including the First Group Scholar and the Dean's Honor List Awards. Celine has eight years of professional experience in the luxury sector, working with well-established companies and startups. She has a parallel experience in the education domain. She has lived and worked in China, the United States, France, and Lebanon; she is fluent in French and Arabic, and proficient in Mandarin.
Celine was a student mentor during her time at both Smith College and the MIT Sloan School of Management, and has been advising applicants on optimizing their chances to get into top US universities since. At Smith, she was a Calculus Grader and the East Asian Languages and Cultures Department Liaison; these roles allowed her to assist students in reviewing material and helping with all their concerns. Similarly, at MIT, she was a Second-Year Mentor for First-Year MBAs. After graduating from MIT, she has been an educational advisor, helping students, friends and acquaintances perfect their applications and improve their interview skills to get into top MBA programs with a high hit ratio.
In her spare time, Celine enjoys traveling, going on yoga retreats, hiking, and reading about science and latest discoveries. She is a dog lover and has two Golden Retrievers.