Michael Lau serves Mission College students as the Rising Scholar Counselor. He is bilingual in Cantonese and English. Michael was born in China and grew up in Oakland. He attended Laney College before transferring to San Jose State University where he received his bachelor's in psychology and master's in counseling education.
Prior to joining Mission College, Michael worked as a high school counselor in Eastside San Jose and a financial aid advisor for a non-profit in the San Francisco area.
- Bachelor of Arts, Psychology/Minor in Advertising, San Jose State University
- Master of Arts, Counselor Educatio, San Jose State University
- Certificate Program in College Admissions and Career Planning: UC Berkeley Extension
Michael is a huge Golden State Warriors fan and supporter of all the Bay Area sport franchises. He also enjoys travelling to different countries.