IGCSE Seminar – December 2016

IGCSE Seminar  If you or your children are planning to take IGCSE exam with an interest in science, then this seminar is for you. Our Head of Math and Sciences, Luke Palmer, will be giving a lecture on the basics of the IGCSE as well as the specifics as related to the sciences covered by the […]

Thanksgiving Special ACT and SAT Courses

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! We have SPECIAL ACT and SAT Intensive and Power courses available from Nov 21 to 25 for all the students who plan on taking the upcoming ACT and SAT Tests! (Friendly reminder: the upcoming ACT is Dec 10 and SAT is Dec 3.) Spend your time wisely and prep for […]

A Breakdown of the IELTS Exam

An overview of the IELTS In this article, we will give you a brief overview of one of the most well known English exams, the IELTS. Moreover, we will provide you with a breakdown of the test and its different sections. Finally, we will outline what services we as Hong Kong’s premier learning center can […]

November 2016 Seminars at The Edge

IB Seminar: Introduction to the IB  Are you or your children either currently studying or planning to study in the IB curriculum? Come to our seminar and hear our resident expert, Dr. Karl Holm, discuss the details of IB English’s IOPs, IOCs, and FOAs and why they make up 30% of your final IB mark. Date: Saturday, November 5th […]

Five Elements of a Top-Scoring ACT Essay

By Louis Cheng (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT) and Economics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The ACT essay is the last (optional) section in the ACT exam. It consists of a short prompt that talks about a modern issue and offers three perspectives on the issue. The student’s task is to compose an essay which develops her […]

SAT Chemistry Subject Test Overview

By Luke Palmer (Head of Math and Sciences, Biology and Chemistry tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The College Board offers a range of SAT Subject Tests from English to Mathematics and Sciences, the aim of these tests being to showcase your strengths in a given subject, as many colleges use the results in admissions, and a good […]

The Edge Pass

We at The Edge are proud to announce The Edge Pass, a new tutoring option for students. What is The Edge Pass? The Edge Pass is a monthly pass for students enabling the use of any designated Science or Math classes for one low monthly fee. This service is perfect for those students who would like to review […]

When should you take the SAT/ACT?

  By Levi Busch (Test Prep (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Many of the students who come to The Edge for assistance with the SAT or the ACT do not realize that one of the most important factors for success is an intelligent testing plan. Unless you are one of the small […]

IB English – A Brief Introduction to Postcolonial Theory

By Steve Leech (Test Prep (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature, English Builder tutor at The Edge Learning Center)         In my experience, a major issue a lot of students have with literature is that they overthink it and get intimidated. To simplify, I often tell them to consider the idea of privilege: which people have social power, […]

October 2016 Seminars at The Edge

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ACT vs SAT Seminar: Which one should you take? Come to our ACT vs SAT Seminar to learn more about the new SAT and ACT from The Edge Test Prep expert. We will go over the differences between these 2 exams by sections (English, Reading, Math, Essay),  whats been on the most actual exams, and much more. Date: Saturday, October 8th Time: […]