UK University Entry Requirements

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The UK has always been a popular university destination considering our ties to the country. Let’s take a look into the admission process and how entry requirements should be interpreted. 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 […]

Winning the US College Admissions Game

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There are many rumors and misconceptions circulating about the US college admissions that applicants often wonder how the Admissions Officers review their applications. To give you a holistic view of how the decision-making process works in the US undergraduate admissions, our Senior Admissions Consultant, Ally, is here to explain all these 4 steps. 👉Read on […]

Your Dream Learning Environment

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除咗體育堂,學生大部分時間都係喺課室坐定定聽書。如果唔揀課室,你會想轉個咩新地方呢?一個好嘅學習環境係優質教育嘅基礎,有助提升學生的學習興趣並發揮其潛能。 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 thousands of students improve their ACT and SAT scores as well as their IB and AP grades. The AC team has just finished off another successful period in which […]

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 […]

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