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 […]

Richer Colleges Get Richer – The Wealthiest 10 Universities in the US

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Oxford dictionary defines an “endowment” as: “An income or form of property given or bequeathed to someone.”  It also explains it as: ” A form of life insurance involving payment of a fixed sum to the insured person on a specified date, or to their estate should they die before this date.” While the latter is […]

13% More Take the ACT vs. the SAT

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The numbers are out and the ACT continues to dominate globally. This past year in 2015, the ACT recorded a record number of test takers: 1,924,436.*  The SAT, in its most recent release of data shows that 1.7 million took the traditional exam for college admissions.** 

Exam Preparation Tips from our Math and Science Team

1.  Good preparation is the best way to calm your nerves.  Cramming for math and sciences is futile.  Here’s what to do during the semester: Read your text and understand it. Throw away the formula booklet while studying. Look it up from the textbook and read the examples. Practise past papers and textbook questions. Get […]

Trinity CertTESOL

The Edge is now offering the Trinity CertTESOL with Train The Teacher.  Dates and Fees 2016 Full time courses 2016 Part time courses 11 January – 7 February 15 February – 13 March 14 March – 10 April 11 April – 8 May 9 May – 5 June 6 June – 3 July 4 July […]

Academic Tutoring Results

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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 […]

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 […]

Top US Boarding Schools “On the Road” in Hong Kong

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Annually, many of the Top Boarding Schools from America visit Hong Kong.  This year is no exception, but the problem sometimes is finding out when?  And where? We’ve done you the courtesy of taking care of the legwork and as busy parents and students, you can just come to us, Hong Kong’s Top Admissions Consulting and […]