【Seminar】Application Essay 101: How To Impress the Admissions Committee

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Many students find application essays to be the most daunting part of the entire college application process. The essays are an opportunity for students to showcase their personalities and convince admissions officers that they would be a great fit for the university. Through writing, students are expected to highlight their strengths and show their capacity […]

Campus Safety in the US and UK

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Campus safety is one of the main concerns for parents when their children study abroad. To calm your fears, our Admissions Consultants, Ally and Antonia, are here to share some major campus features and tips for students who are going to US and UK universities to stay safe. About The Edge The Edge Learning Center […]

Top 5 Resume Mistakes for College Applications

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Working on your college application and unsure how to write your high school resume? Our Admissions Consultant, Conrad Yu, is here to show you the top 5 resume mistakes that you should avoid! About The Edge The Edge Learning Center is Hong Kong’s premier Test Preparation, Academic Tutoring, and Admissions Consulting services provider. Founded in 2008, The […]

How has Brexit affected UK admissions?

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To what extent is Brexit likely to affect UK university admissions? Our Admissions Consultant, Antonia Chui, is here to explain the latest changes and trends in the UK admissions process. About The Edge The Edge Learning Center is Hong Kong’s premier Test Preparation, Academic Tutoring, and Admissions Consulting services provider. Founded in 2008, The Edge has helped […]

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 […]

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