A Scientific Approach to AP Comparative Government and Politics

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By Adam Stengel (AP/IB History, English Literature, English Language, History tutor at The Edge Learning Center) I am NOT a scientist. But, of the all subjects and curriculums I tutor in, AP Comparative Government and Politics is the one that warrants the most scientific approach—that is, the process of “doing” the course calls for a scientific method of […]

Seminar: When to take SAT/ACT based on your AP/IB exams

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 Seminar: When to take SAT/ACT based on your AP/IB exams Wondering when the best time to take your ACT/SAT/SAT Subject Tests is? It surprises many to learn that this can vary greatly depending on your course load and course stream (AP/IB). During the seminar, our Head of Test Prep, Leo Lam, will offer his advice […]

IB Biology Overview

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By Luke Palmer (Head of Math and Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and ESS tutor at The Edge Learning Center) With the start of the new year, many students are taking IB mock tests in preparation for their IB diploma exams this May. A student must take six different subjects across a range of disciplines, the group four topics […]

Chinese New Year Special IB English Paper 1 Power Courses

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With the IB Exams coming up in a few months, you are probably aware that mocks are will start very soon. To help you prepare for these difficult tests, The Edge is offering special IB Power Series Courses for IB English Paper 1s. In these courses, small groups of students no larger than 5 per class will […]

IB/AP Seminar – Getting the most out of your program

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 IB/AP Seminar – Getting the most out of your program Are you or your children either currently studying or planning to study in the IB/AP curriculum? Come to our seminar to learn about the differences between the 2 curriculum, which path is better suited for you, which subjects are the best for you to take, […]

FOA & IOP: The Burden of Creativity

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By Janka Steenkamp (English Literature, Edge Writing, Public Speaking, Drama (IB) tutor at The Edge Learning Center) As an IBDP English student, 30% of your final grade is orally assessed. 15% of that is the dreaded IOC, and the other 15% is your FOA if you are Lang/Lit and your IOP if you are Lit. Now, a […]

IB Chemistry Overview

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By Luke Palmer (Head of Math and Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and ESS tutor at The Edge Learning Center) What is IB Chemistry  With the start of the new year, many students are taking IB mock tests in preparation for their IB diploma exams this May. A student must take six different subjects across a range of disciplines, […]

ACT & SAT Test Preparation Experience Day

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To kick off 2018, we are going to have our ACT & SAT Test Preparation Experience Day on January 13 (Sat) at our Causeway Bay Center. Our ACT & SAT courses are developed by our test preparation experts with over a decade of experience and based on a strong, proven track record of improving student performance […]

Factors Contributing to Academic Success

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By Alfred Tang (Math and Physics Instructor at The Edge Learning Center) It is commonly thought that academic success is a simple formula of natural intelligence, hard work, and good educational environment. Indeed what happen in the classrooms play a significant role in students’ academic achievement. However other factors are also important. When students struggle in school, […]

Summarizing vs Analyzing in English Literature

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By Sonali Khemka (English Literature, English Language, LNAT tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Throughout your tenure as an English literature student, you will often be faced with the task of “analyzing” a particular text. While most students believe they at least have an idea of what this means, the task is often misinterpreted and students end […]