IB Math Visualized [Part 2]

By Christopher Yu (Math and Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) In the previous blog, I showed you three examples of visualizing a mathematical formula or theorem that you will come across in the IBDP Mathematics HL/SL curriculums. In this blog, I would like to continue the discussion and show you how visual thinking can help […]

The Edge’s 2017 Admissions Results

The Edge’s Admissions Consulting team has a long history of success. This success has continued through the 2016-2017 admissions year as well. Congratulations to all of our Early Action/Early Decision students admitted to their dream schools this year. Here are just a few of the schools our students have gained EA/ED acceptance from this year so far. […]

The Importance of Reading Around a Subject

    By Cara Forbes (English Literature and English Language tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Literature allows us to understand political changes, cultural movements and ideas that influenced particular cultures at a particular time. Reading around a subject provides us with a more enriched and deeper understanding of an author’s viewpoint. Context is imperative in determining […]

January 2017 Seminar at The Edge

 AC Seminar: The Edge’s Insight to US University ED EA RD Admissions Trends Come to our AC seminar to learn about the latest ED/EA/RD Admissions Trends, changes we have observed over the past few years related to college admissions,  and what it means to be a “fit” candidate for universities. Date: Saturday, January 21st Time: 2:00pm Location: HKMA Causeway […]

A link between Math and Life

    By Leo Lam (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), Math and Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Not many students would call Mathematics their favorite subject. After all, it encompasses various fields of studies, and students are exposed to a tremendous amount of knowledge in a restricted amount of time. So it does not surprise me when my […]

The US Constitution: Convention and Ratification

    By Adam Stengel (AP/IB History, English Literature, English Language, History tutor at The Edge Learning Center)          Some understand Constitutional Ratification (1787-89) to be a cohesive act of groupthink and patriotic team play: a founding father sports huddle in which all those wigged and powdered gentlemen joined together and in unison chanted, “U-S-A!  U-S-A!  1, 2, […]

Preparing for Mock Exams

    By Priya Acharya (Biology and Chemistry Instructor at The Edge Learning Center) Christmas holidays are on the horizon and the end of the year is fast approaching, which can only mean one thing……..mock exams are around the corner! Mocks are a great tool for getting you prepared for the real exams in summer, so even […]

The Edge’s 5 Holiday Test Prep Secrets (shhhhh!)

Read this article! Reading this article is the first step to knowing what steps you need to take before you can hunker down for some productive holiday studying. If you don’t read this article, you won’t know what those steps are and, therefore, will add nothing in the way of productivity to your holiday studying. […]

The Edge Referral Discount and 10+1 Special Package

Study Together and Get $1,000 Cash Back* We know that studying for your exams can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be lonely too. Here at The Edge we like to encourage students to study together because not only can having a friend with you help you understand the concepts you need to know better, it […]

Understanding Logarithms

By Evan Ma (Math and Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The logarithmic function seems to confound many students studying the IB Math SL program. In order to understand it properly, let us define where , a strictly positive real number, is called the base and  is the power. For example, we all know the following by […]