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 […]

Introduction to Free Fall

By Pratik Choudgury (ACT, IGCSE/MYP Math & Physics Instructor at The Edge Learning Center) The topic of free fall is integral to all higher secondary physics curriculum. At the very least, the basic fundamentals associated with free fall are introduced to the students at junior higher secondary and more complicated scenarios involving free fall are usually […]

Understand the concepts in Math and Physics

By Alfred Tang (Math & Physics Instructor at The Edge Learning Center) Math and physics have a reputation of being hard to understand.  Whenever I tell people that I am a physicist, their first response is always something like “physics is hard” or “I did not do well in physics”.  Similarly, the mere mention of […]

December 2016 Seminar at The Edge

IGCSE Seminar  If you or your children are planning to take IGCSE exam with an interest in science, then this seminar is for you. Our Head of Math and Sciences, Luke Palmer, will be giving a lecture on the basics of the IGCSE as well as the specifics as related to the sciences covered by the […]

Thanksgiving Special ACT and SAT Courses

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! We have SPECIAL ACT and SAT Intensive and Power courses available from Nov 21 to 25 for all the students who plan on taking the upcoming ACT and SAT Tests! (Friendly reminder: the upcoming ACT is Dec 10 and SAT is Dec 3.) Spend your time wisely and prep for […]

A Breakdown of the IELTS Exam

An overview of the IELTS In this article, we will give you a brief overview of one of the most well known English exams, the IELTS. Moreover, we will provide you with a breakdown of the test and its different sections. Finally, we will outline what services we as Hong Kong’s premier learning center can […]

November 2016 Seminars at The Edge

IB Seminar: Introduction to the IB  Are you or your children either currently studying or planning to study in the IB curriculum? Come to our seminar and hear our resident expert, Dr. Karl Holm, discuss the details of IB English’s IOPs, IOCs, and FOAs and why they make up 30% of your final IB mark. Date: Saturday, November 5th […]

Five Elements of a Top-Scoring ACT Essay

By Louis Cheng (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT) and Economics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The ACT essay is the last (optional) section in the ACT exam. It consists of a short prompt that talks about a modern issue and offers three perspectives on the issue. The student’s task is to compose an essay which develops her […]

SAT Chemistry Subject Test Overview

By Luke Palmer (Head of Math and Sciences, Biology and Chemistry tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The College Board offers a range of SAT Subject Tests from English to Mathematics and Sciences, the aim of these tests being to showcase your strengths in a given subject, as many colleges use the results in admissions, and a good […]

The Edge Pass

We at The Edge are proud to announce the The Edge Pass, a new tutoring option for students will officially launch on October 17th, 2016. What is The Edge Pass? The Edge Pass is a monthly pass for students enabling the use of any designated Science or Math classes for one low monthly fee. This service is […]