March 2017 Seminars at The Edge

Admission Consulting Seminar: College Visits & Summer Planning The Edge Admissions Consulting Team will present a seminar on how to prepare for the upcoming summer season. Whether you are doing college visits or simply trying to figure out what to do during the summer in order to prepare for your college applications, come and learn more […]

SSAT vs. ISEE – An in depth analysis of the differences

The SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test) and ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination) are the two most widely used standardized tests for boarding school, private middle,  and private high school admissions in the United States. While the both of the test contents are very similar, before trying to find out what is the best test for you to […]

Practice Makes Perfect!

    By Linda Suen (SAT, Economics, Business, ACT, SSAT, IELTS and TOEFL tutor at The Edge Learning Center) As a test prep and academic instructor, the question I get asked most often is, “How do I get a top score on ACT/SAT test preparation?” (or any academic subject or language proficiency test for that matter). While […]

How to Read a Graphic Novel or Comic Strip

    By Jonathan Wilson (AP/IB History, English Literature and English Language tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Hi everyone, my name is Jon, and I’m an English and History teacher here at The Edge. If you are taking IB English, you may have noticed that comic strips sometimes show up on our Paper 1 exams (e.g. […]

The Edge New IELTS Courses

The Edge 2017 New IELTS Courses We at The Edge are proud to announce the new launch of our IELTS courses. The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is one of the most widely accepted standardized tests of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers wishing to enroll in universities. Our IELTS courses help our […]

The Edge Writing Open House

The Edge Writing Open House • February 11th  To kick off the year of Rooster, we will have The Edge Writing Open House for Grade 8 – 12 / Year 9-13 students on February 11, 2017 at our MK Center. Our Edge Writing courses have been tailored to prepare students for the academic demands of […]

Case Study: How does a college use standardized test data?

By Levi Busch (Test preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT) and English Literature tutor at The Edge Learning Center) If you’re a student in Hong Kong who’s entertained even the faintest desire to attend university in the US, then you’ve probably known for a long time that the SAT or the ACT would be in your future. Many of my […]

February 2017 Seminars at The Edge

AC Seminar: How to Improve Parent-Child Relationship and Manage Stress during the College Application Process The College Application process can be very stressful; it’s getting harder to go to top schools nowadays while also trying to meet parent’s expectations. Come to our seminar to know more about how to manage stress and keep a good parent-child […]

IB Math Visualized [Part 2]

By Christopher Yu (Math and Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) In the previous blog, I showed you three examples of visualizing a mathematical formula or theorem that you will come across in the IBDP Mathematics HL/SL curriculums. In this blog, I would like to continue the discussion and show you how visual thinking can help […]

The Edge’s 2017 Admissions Results

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 Early Action/Early Decision students admitted to their dream schools this year. Here are just a few of the schools our students have gained EA/ED acceptance from this year so far. […]