November 2017 Seminars at The Edge

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College Admissions Seminar: High School Subject Selections & Activities High School Subject Selection and Extra Curricular Activities (ECA) are the two areas that students need to start planning during their freshman year of high school. Our Admissions Consulting Team is going to explain the subject choices in different curriculums, such as IB, AP, A-Level, DSE, and their insights […]

Last Minute Prep for your ACT/ SAT/ SAT Subject Tests!

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  The November and December ACT/SAT/SAT Subject Tests are very crucial, especially for high school seniors. Make good use of your semester break to do some last minute prep for your upcoming tests! The Edge is offering FLEXIBLE Test Preparation Power Courses to help you ace the tests! Our ACT/SAT/SAT Subject Power Courses include 1 Mock and 1 Review Session (2 hrs) […]

SCIENCE and the ACT

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By Pratik Choudhury (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), IGCSE/MYP Math & Physics, IB Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The purpose of this blog is to help you understand the importance of academic content knowledge and reasoning skills required to tackle questions associated with ACT Science passages. The content tested includes biology, chemistry, Earth/space sciences (geology, astronomy, and […]

Ingredients of the Ideal Body Paragraph of a History Essay

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By Adam Stengel (AP/IB History, English Literature, English Language, History tutor at The Edge Learning Center) In no academic subject do students tend to mystify the processes of argumentative composition than History. Many of my students tell me that they like learning and thinking and talking about continuity and change over time, but they HATE writing about it. The […]

Upcoming Seminars at The Edge

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The Edge will be providing a great opportunity for parents and students to learn more about the complicated educational landscape. We have many exciting seminars on various topics from our full range of services: Admissions Consulting, Test Preparation and Academic Tutoring. Admissions Consulting Seminars – provide The Edge’s insights, information, and tips about planning to apply […]

October 2017 Seminars at The Edge

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SSAT Seminar: Making Sense of the SSAT Are your children planning to go to boarding school, but need to do well on the SSAT to get in? Come to our seminar and speak with The Edge’s Test Prep expert, Nick Marshall, who will introduce and explain what’s on the test, the challenges it poses for […]

On Not Being A Torturer of Poems: 4 Tips for Engaging with Poetry

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By Janka Steenkamp (English Literature, Edge Writing, Public Speaking, Drama (IB) tutor at The Edge Learning Center) In literature, as in life, first impressions can be deceiving: just as that cute puppy in the window can potentially bite your finger off, that poem that you think is about an onion is about a long-term relationship. This is […]

How to Teach Math to those who cannot do Math

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By Alfred Tang (Math and Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) At The Edge, we teach students of all different levels. We have primary school kids all the way up to college students. Some of them are straight-A students. The majority of the rest are getting acceptable grades in school before they come to us. Then […]

We’re OPEN Sundays

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Good news for all parents and students! Since we see the demand of families requesting to attend our Test Preparation and Academic Tutoring class on Sundays, we’ve decided to open our doors between 10am – 2pm for both Causeway Bay and Mong Kok Center from today. If you want to spend few hours on Sunday studying […]

Discussing the use of IB Chemistry Data booklet

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By Luke Palmer (Head of Math and Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and ESS tutor at The Edge Learning Center) When studying IB Chemistry, there is a range of topic areas and concepts that need depth of data and information that is impossible to commit to memory. To this end IB Chemistry provides a handy resource in […]