College Application Essays Coaching, Editing and Timeline Support

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Time is running out for college application preparation and submission! If you or your child is a high school senior, it’s time to complete your personal statement and college application essays. These two components are sometimes the deciding factor for admission and should be prepared with the utmost care. Don’t stress out though, our expert Admission Consultants, Gary Keung and Antonia Chui, are here […]

2017 UK University Rankings

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*Sources – TopUniversities | Complete University Guide | Guardian Have questions about College Admissions Process or want to know how we coach our students? Sign up for a FREE 30-minute Consultation with one of our counselors now! Sign up HERE! Please call us for more details: 2972 2555 (Causeway Bay) / 2783 7100 (Mong Kok) About The Edge The Edge Learning […]

2017 US University Rankings

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Have questions about College Admissions Process or want to know how we coach our students? Sign up for a FREE 30-minute Consultation with one of our counselors now! Sign up HERE! Please call us for more details: 2972 2555 (Causeway Bay) / 2783 7100 (Mong Kok) About The Edge The Edge Learning Center is Hong Kong’s premier Test Preparation, Academic […]

5 Tips on How to Write your Common App Essay

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By Levi Busch (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature at The Edge Learning Center) Everybody knows that a college requests your grades in school, your scores on standardized tests, and a list of your significant extracurricular activities when you apply. Everybody also knows that these things all fit into neat boxes, discrete items that painlessly find their way […]

The Importance of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

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By Gary Keung (Admissions Consultant at The Edge Learning Center) Let’s face it, academics will always be at the top when considering the important factors of in college admissions. According to the yearly NACAC Admissions Trend Survey, the top five items of importance are: Grades in College Prep Courses Grades in All Courses Strength of Curriculum […]

How to use Social Media effectively in College Admissions?

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By Gary Keung (Admissions Consultant at The Edge Learning Center) In or out? The increasing importance admissions placed to your Social Media accounts and how to use it to YOUR advantage. As the college admissions results are being released in batches at this time of the year, many students may happily share their excitement on being […]

The Edge’s 2016-2017 Admissions Results

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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 students admitted to their dream schools this year! Click here to check out The Edge’s 2016-2017 Admissions Results in pdf format. US National University US Regional University / […]

Increase Your College Acceptance Rate to 98%!

There’s no doubt about it: applying to college is stressful. In the States, over 2600 schools offer bachelor’s degree programs, a dizzying array of options to any prospective student. But if you take the time to compile an effective college list, one that suits your academic profile most, you can increase your odds of admission […]

College Visits: What You Need To Know

     Campus visits are exciting, informative, and absolutely crucial in deciding which school is right for you. This article will explore the nuts-and-bolts of the college visit, pose some vital do’s and don’ts regarding expected behavior, and provide a laundry list of details students and families must observe during campus visits.  After reading, you will […]

US vs UK Colleges – Where should I send my children?

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Being the Top SAT and ACT Test Preparation Center in Hong Kong, it would seem very obvious that we promote American based colleges. However, our support for the two most prominent exams in the world helping secure college admissions doesn’t simply come from our expertise.  It was a strategic decision many years ago when we acknowledged that […]