SAT Biology Subject Test Overview

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By Luke Palmer (Head of Math and Sciences, Biology and Chemistry tutor at The Edge Learning Center) In my last blog, I introduced the fact that the College Board offers a range of SAT Subject Tests from English to Mathematics to Sciences with the aim of showcasing your strengths in a given subject. That time, I focused on […]

IB Power Courses

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The IB exam dates are nearly here! As a result, we at The Edge have decided to open a new set of IB Power courses for each subject to give you the last minute review you need to ace these exams! The Edge has the best teachers, the best resources, and most importantly, the best results when […]

Language as a Way of Knowing: Three Logic Puzzles

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By Louis Cheng (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT/ISEE/IELTS/TOEFL) , IB ToK (Theory of Knowledge), Economics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Every IB student needs to take Theory of Knowledge, a course that aims to provoke critical examination into the ways through which we know what we claim to know. It is a simplified version of what is […]

Effective Tutoring in Math and Physics

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By Alfred Tang (Math and Physics Instructor at The Edge Learning Center) March 17, 2017 Sometimes a very successful student may come to a learning center to learn some fine points and to put finishing touches on their already polished academic knowledge. Most of the time, students come to a learning center to seek emergency […]

Reading Dead? Redemption!

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 By Steve Leech (Test Prep (ACT/SAT/SSAT), and English Literature Tutor at The Edge Learning Center) It is a truth universally acknowledged that a student wishing to perform well on a standardized test must contend with a reading section. This can be a problem for many students because reading sections are generally resistant to short-term improvements; while […]

Introduction to Reading Shakespeare

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 By Karin Chun Taite (English Literature tutor at The Edge Learning Center) “I have read three hours then: mine eyes are weak:  Fold down the leaf where I have left: to bed…” Cymbeline 2.2 If you’re on the IB track in Hong Kong, you’re almost certainly dealing with Shakespeare either as practice on the MYP/IGCSE curricula or for […]

Daily-life Question – Working Principle of Electrical Appliances

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 By Tim Mok (Math and Physics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Working principle of Filament Light and Energy Saving Bulb Working principle of Thermal Flask Working principle of Dehumidifier Working Principle of Hair Dryer Working principle of Smoke Detector Working principle of Steam Iron Working principle of Battery Power Electric Fan Tackling an exam question […]

IB Exam Drilling Club

We at The Edge® are proud to announce IB Exam Drilling Club, a new tutoring course for all IB students. What is IB Exam Drilling Club? As the IB exams are coming up very soon, The Edge is offering a special drilling pass for all IB students to better prep for their IB Math, IB Physics, […]

SAT Changes – International Test Dates and More!

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The College Board announced today a reduction in the number of SAT test dates available. Starting this fall, it will cut the number of test administrations overseas from six a year to four: http://www.usnews.com/news/top-news/articles/2017-02-22/college-board-tightens-sat-exam-security-but-key-risk-remains?src=usn_fb. The SAT will only be offered in October, December, March and May. This June’s international test sitting will be canceled. Further […]

ICS Special Test Prep Courses – 2017 Spring Break

Good news for all International Christian School (ICS) students! We have a list of special spring break Test Prep and AP courses available for you. As the final ACT (April 8th) and SAT (May 6th) of the school year are fast approaching, sign up for our ACT/SAT/SSAT/AP courses and prep well during your one-week holiday. […]