Admission Consulting

College Rankings, what do they really mean?

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By Ally Ip (Senior Admissions Consulting Partner at The Edge Learning Center) Just last week, a senior came to me and asked what he could do to convince his father that the university he was accepted to is a “top school.” On one hand, that university was a dream school to many of his friends. On the […]

News – Finding The Right Fit Matters

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Upcoming Seminars at The Edge

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The Edge will be providing a great opportunity for parents and students to learn more about the complicated educational landscape. We have many exciting seminars on various topics from our full range of services: Admissions Consulting, Test Preparation and Academic Tutoring. Admissions Consulting Seminars – provide The Edge’s insights, information, and tips about planning to apply […]

How to Approach the Columbia University Supplements

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By Levi Busch (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature at The Edge Learning Center) As the only Ivy League school located in The Big Apple, Columbia owes its status as one of the nation’s premier academic institutions in large part to the world-class resources that only a city like New York has the ability to leverage. Students studying Masterpieces […]

The Edge’s 2018-2019 Admissions Results

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The Edge’s students have continued to receive acceptances from great schools this year! Huge congratulations to the students who got these wonderful results: US & UK Top 10 Placement US National University US National Liberal Arts College US Specialty UK University Others   *US Ranking – U.S. News 2019 Best Colleges | UK Ranking – University […]

The Edge’s 2017-2018 Admissions Results

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Congratulations to our students who received acceptances from: US National University US Regional University / College US National Liberal Arts College UK University Others *US Ranking – U.S. News 2018 Best Colleges | UK Ranking – University League Tables 2018 **Last update: Mar 12, 2018 Related: The Edge’s 2016-2017 Admissions Results Have questions about College Admissions Process […]

5 Tips on How to Write your Common App Essay

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By Levi Busch (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature at The Edge Learning Center) Everybody knows that a college requests your grades in school, your scores on standardized tests, and a list of your significant extracurricular activities when you apply. Everybody also knows that these things all fit into neat boxes, discrete items that painlessly find their way […]

The Importance of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

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By Gary Keung (Admissions Consultant at The Edge Learning Center) Let’s face it, academics will always be at the top when considering the important factors of in college admissions. According to the yearly NACAC Admissions Trend Survey, the top five items of importance are: Grades in College Prep Courses Grades in All Courses Strength of Curriculum […]

How to use Social Media effectively in College Admissions?

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By Gary Keung (Admissions Consultant at The Edge Learning Center) In or out? The increasing importance admissions placed to your Social Media accounts and how to use it to YOUR advantage. As the college admissions results are being released in batches at this time of the year, many students may happily share their excitement on being […]

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