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Joey Li
2281 Byron. St Palo Alto, CA
Gunn High School, Palo Alto, CA Expected 06/2017
GPA: 3.41; ACT: 24
AP: Physics 1, Statistics, Japanese
JLS Middle School, Palo Alto, CA 2011 - 2014
Academic Experience
Social Perception of StudentsFacial Expressions 03/2016 present
Research Assistant at Department of Psychology, Stanford University
Advisor: Dr. Geoffrey Cohen
Proofread experiment materials on whether parentsbeliefs on no pain no gain
affect their perception on studentsfacial expression being enjoying or suffering
Contributed to research proposal discussions
Translated experiment materials and interviewed students and parents
Cross-cultural Psychological Study on the Independence 04/2016 - 08/2016
and Interdependence of Comic Book Heroes
Independent Study
Read peer-reviewed journal papers on cultural psychology, especially on
interdependence vs. independence values in Eastern and Western cultures
Proposed to examine whether cultural values are reflected in
cultural products such as comic books and cartoons
Designed qualitative coding system and collected data from
American comic books
Papameals 06/2016 – present
Co-founder (Member of founding team?)
Contributed to start an online B2C grocery order platform targeting Asian American
families in the Bay Area
Conducted market research comparing competitors in the Bay Area
Met with 3 potential investors and interviewed more than 100 customers
Procured from suppliers such as farms and restaurants, and managed the inventory
Promoted the business through interpersonal communication and new media social
platform such as WeChat, and attracted more than 900 interested customers
In the start-up phase, in charge of management, standardized the process of
packaging and delivering, resolved customer complaints issues
Community Service
Volunteer Chinese Language Teaching Assistant 10/2015 - 05/2016
JLS Middle School, Palo Alto, CA
Taught Chinese to children from elementary schools to middle
schools for 2 hours a week
Prepared teaching materials
Tried to understand, help and motivate struggling students
Mitchell Park Library Charity Sale 10/2015
Palo Alto, CA
Helped sellers promote and sell their products
All revenue went to charitable causes
Volunteer Teacher 07/2015 08/2015
Yunnan, China
Introduced cultures and lifestyles of places outside Yunnan
Taught mathematics and English at local elementary school
Assisted with labor work in mountain and farm
Additional Information
Hobbies: Skiing, Reading, Video Gaming, Biking
Computer skills: SPSS, Java, Webpage Design with HTML
Language: English, Mandarin, Japanese