HKUST Ranked Higher than Peking University – US Still Tops

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French Human Resource consulting firm Emerging recently released their: 2015 Top 150 Universities for “Global Employability” Rank Institution  Country Score 1 Harvard University United States 662 2 University of Cambridge United Kingdom 633 3 University of Oxford United Kingdom 609 4 California Institute of Technology United States 597 5 Yale University United States 575 6 […]

Better Essays for the New SAT, ACT, & SSAT: Pt. 1

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While all three of the major exams for Colleges and Top Boarding schools will be optional after March of 2016 (and currently for the ACT & the SSAT), it’s still CRITICAL for students to write a strong and effective essay for their prospective schools. One of the best methods of improving your writing skills is practicing […]

Universities Spotlight: The Little Three

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As we’ve pointed out and as many other publications have as well, the Global Top Universities are littered with names like Stanford, Harvard, or MIT.  However, unbeknownst to many in Asia, there are some amazing Universities that might be considered the “Hidden Ivies.” As one of the Best Admissions Consulting departments, we would like to share […]

Top Universities Ranked by College Students

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Harvard isn’t #1.  Harvard’s not even in the Top 10.   According to professors rating site, Rate My Professors, the most recent rankings were released. Top 10 Universities ranked by College Students:

2016 Best Global Rankings released by US News

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If you haven’t seen the recent college rankings, we thought we would keep you updated by sharing the popular American publication’s latest list. No surprises up top: Top 10 Global Universities Most, if not all Universities on this list are very well-known universities throughout the world. Two (2) U.K. Universities occupy spots in the Top […]

Front to the Future: Why Stanford is the Most Sought After University

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If you haven’t been keeping up with Admissions Rates, Stanford has the most selective undergraduate University rate in the United States, if not the world. This past year, Stanford admitted “1,402 high school seniors for Stanford’s Class of 2019, in addition to the 742 early action students accepted in December… At 5.05 percent, this year’s […]

How to make your H.K. daughter or son a strong candidate for a Top 25 US Boarding School

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Recently, our Admissions Consulting team had the honor of listening to talk by a Top 25 Boarding School: The Hill School located in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.  The event was held at the Craigengower Cricket Club in Happy Valley, Hong Kong.  Unbeknownst to us, there would be an energy we didn’t expect by the hosts, (one of […]

Ivy League SAT Scores for Asians (Chinese+), Whites, and More

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According to the Harvard Crimson, the class of 2017 “…scored a 2237 on the SAT. Average standardized test scores varied by ethnicity…” Varied by ethnicity??? Basically, if you were born Asian (i.e., in Hong Kong or in China), you are disadvantaged from birth.  Trying to enter one of the most prestigious universities is doubly challenging simply […]