Effective Tutoring in Math and Physics

By Alfred Tang (Math and Physics Instructor at The Edge Learning Center) March 17, 2017 Sometimes a very successful student may come to a learning center to learn some fine points and to put finishing touches on their already polished academic knowledge. Most of the time, students come to a learning center to seek emergency […]

Reading Dead? Redemption!

 By Steve Leech (Test Prep (ACT/SAT/SSAT), and English Literature Tutor at The Edge Learning Center) It is a truth universally acknowledged that a student wishing to perform well on a standardized test must contend with a reading section. This can be a problem for many students because reading sections are generally resistant to short-term improvements; while […]

Seminars at The Edge (Mar – Aug 2017)

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 […]

Introduction to Reading Shakespeare

 By Karin Chun Taite (English Literature tutor at The Edge Learning Center) “I have read three hours then: mine eyes are weak:  Fold down the leaf where I have left: to bed…” Cymbeline 2.2 If you’re on the IB track in Hong Kong, you’re almost certainly dealing with Shakespeare either as practice on the MYP/IGCSE curricula or for […]

Daily-life Question – Working Principle of Electrical Appliances

 By Tim Mok (Math and Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Working principle of Filament Light and Energy Saving Bulb Working principle of Thermal Flask Working principle of Dehumidifier Working Principle of Hair Dryer Working principle of Smoke Detector Working principle of Steam Iron Working principle of Battery Power Electric Fan Tackling an exam question […]

IB Exam Drilling Club

We at The Edge® are proud to announce IB Exam Drilling Club, a new tutoring course for all IB students. What is IB Exam Drilling Club? As the IB exams are coming up very soon, The Edge is offering a special drilling pass for all IB students to better prep for their IB Math, IB Physics, […]

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 and AP 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/AP courses and prep well during your one-week holiday. […]

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

Admission Consulting Seminar: College Visits & Summer Planning The Edge Admissions Consulting Team will present a seminar on how to prepare for the upcoming summer season. Whether you are doing college visits or simply trying to figure out what to do during the summer in order to prepare for your college applications, come and learn more […]