Seminar: An Expert Look Into Interpreting UK Admissions Requirements

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Want to go to the UK for university? Come join us for a discussion on how to fully make sense of various requirements (both traditional and new ones) for being admitted into the UK. Our UK specialist consultant has insider information on strategies to make yourself more competitive compared to other applicants. The seminar will […]

Seminar: University Admissions at a Glance: US vs UK

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Both the US and the UK have always been popular study destinations. But how do you know which university best fit your student? Our admissions consultants are here to give you a holistic view of admissions criteria, process, and the newest admission trends for admission into high demand US and the UK universities. The seminar […]

Seminar: Inside the Ivy League

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Many parents and students consider the Ivy League schools to be among the world’s most premier institutions. To grant prospective students and their parents an insider look at what it’s like to apply and study at an Ivy League institution, we have invited our admissions experts and past students to share their application strategies and […]

How to Approach the Northwestern University Supplements

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By Levi Busch (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature at The Edge Learning Center) Currently sitting at #10 in the US News & World Report’s rankings of national universities, Northwestern University has always been a dream school in the eyes of academically gifted students, who flood the school with applications every year. As a result of this popularity, an […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Outstanding Social Science Courses in the UK

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More than 150,000 students study social sciences at the undergraduate level each year in the UK. Given this popularity, most universities offer degrees in various social science disciplines (economics, politics, philosophy, anthropology). Some universities, however, have earned reputations for their unique course programming in the social sciences. Today, we are going to explore 5 of […]

Universities in the Netherlands: 5 Things to Consider

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By Marcella Ho (Admissions Consultant at The Edge Learning Center) In recent years, our experts at The Edge have noticed an increasing interest in higher education in Europe. In particular, many parents and students inquire about universities in the Netherlands, as they view the country as highly advanced and well versed in English. To demystify universities in […]

Getting into the Top US Universities – ACT & SAT Exam Strategies (II)

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By Marcella Ho, Leo Lam (Admissions Consultant and Head of Test Preparation at The Edge Learning Center)  In our previous blog post, The Edge’s test prep expert and admissions consultant provided their insights on the scores that you need to get into the Top 30 US universities and the best study strategies to achieve those scores. This […]

Getting into the Top US Universities – ACT & SAT Exam Strategies (I)

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By Marcella Ho, Leo Lam (Admissions Consultant and Head of Test Preparation at The Edge Learning Center) Since the New SAT was introduced in 2016, students and parents have been trying to gauge the minimum caliber needed to secure a place in top US universities. This time, The Edge’s Admissions Consultant and Test Prep expert are teaming […]

Implementing Strategy as an Education Company – Innovation Enterprise

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The Edge’s Founder and CEO, Duc Luu, also the Chief Strategy Officer at RISE Education, has recently shared his insights on implementing a successful strategy as an Education Company in the Asia-Pacific region in Innovation Enterprise, the business media company. Read on to hear Duc sharing on the uniqueness about RISE Education’s strategy, the different approaches and challenges of […]

Do US Boarding Schools give an advantage to Ivy-Caliber Universities Admissions?

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The Ivy League has always been targeted by many college-bound students, and sometimes their parents, for their worldwide prestige, esteemed academic quality, and unparalleled career opportunities. However, as applicants from all over the world are eyeing for a spot in the Ivy League schools, competition to enter these selective universities are becoming fiercer every year. […]

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