SAT Changes – International Test Dates and More!

The College Board announced today a reduction in the number of SAT test dates available. Starting this fall, it will cut the number of test administrations overseas from six a year to four: http://www.usnews.com/news/top-news/articles/2017-02-22/college-board-tightens-sat-exam-security-but-key-risk-remains?src=usn_fb. The SAT will only be offered in October, December, March and May. This June’s international test sitting will be canceled. Further […]

ICS Special Test Prep Courses – 2017 Spring Break

Good news for all International Christian School (ICS) students! We have a list of special spring break Test Prep courses available for you.As the final ACT (April 8th) and SAT (May 6th) of the school year are fast approaching, sign up for our ACT/SAT/SSAT courses and prep well during your one-week holiday. All ICS students […]

Changes in vocabulary between the old SAT and new SAT format

 By James Rodkey (ACT, SAT, SSAT, English Builder, ESOL, and Latin tutor at The Edge Learning Center) How Important is Vocabulary on the new SAT? One of the most dramatic changes from the old format of the SAT, which the College Board administered from 2005 to 2016, to the current format is the way in which […]

March 2017 Seminars at The Edge

ACT vs SAT Seminar: Which one should you take? Come to our ACT vs SAT Seminar to learn more about the new SAT and ACT from Our Head of Content Development and resident Test Prep expert, Nick Marshall. He will cover the differences between these 2 exams by section (English, Reading, Math, Essay),  go over what’s […]

SSAT vs. ISEE – An in depth analysis of the differences

The SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test) and ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination) are the two most widely used standardized tests for boarding school, private middle,  and private high school admissions in the United States. While the both of the test contents are very similar, before trying to find out what is the best test for you to […]

Practice Makes Perfect!

    By Linda Suen (SAT, Economics, Business, ACT, SSAT, IELTS and TOEFL tutor at The Edge Learning Center) As a test prep and academic instructor, the question I get asked most often is, “How do I get a top score on ACT/SAT test preparation?” (or any academic subject or language proficiency test for that matter). While […]

How to Read a Graphic Novel or Comic Strip

    By Jonathan Wilson (AP/IB History, English Literature and English Language tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Hi everyone, my name is Jon, and I’m an English and History teacher here at The Edge. If you are taking IB English, you may have noticed that comic strips sometimes show up on our Paper 1 exams (e.g. […]

The Edge New IELTS Courses

The Edge 2017 New IELTS Courses We at The Edge are proud to announce the new launch of our IELTS courses. The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is one of the most widely accepted standardized tests of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers wishing to enroll in universities. Our IELTS courses help our […]

The Edge Writing Open House

The Edge Writing Open House • February 11th  To kick off the year of Rooster, we will have The Edge Writing Open House for Grade 8 – 12 / Year 9-13 students on February 11, 2017 at our MK Center. Our Edge Writing courses have been tailored to prepare students for the academic demands of […]

Case Study: How does a college use standardized test data?

By Levi Busch (Test preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT) and English Literature tutor at The Edge Learning Center) If you’re a student in Hong Kong who’s entertained even the faintest desire to attend university in the US, then you’ve probably known for a long time that the SAT or the ACT would be in your future. Many of my […]