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 […]

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IB: Theory of Knowledge?

For those students taking the IB (International Baccalaureate), the Theory of Knowledge (ToK) is a necessary part of their curriculum — and can also be a very tough part of it. Students are assessed through an oral presentation and an academic essay, using tough (and often philosophical) terminologies and concepts. For students struggling with ToK, […]