30% Discount On ACT/SAT/SSAT Online Courses

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Spring into action on test preparation! Succeed in your ACT/SAT/SSAT with our online prep! Feeling anxious about taking ACT/SAT/SSAT or simply don’t know where to start off preparing? Make good use of your stay home time and try out our online courses which can always allow you to prep and learn at home anytime. 30% EGGS-tra Savings on our […]

Special Online Courses: ACT | SAT | SSAT | IB | English Writing

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Learning doesn’t stop just because school is out! Succeed in your exams with our online prep! If you are stressing about preparing your upcoming exams or simply desiring to improve your academic writing skills while your school remains closed, try out our online courses which can always allow you to prep and learn at home anytime. We have […]

Make Vocabulary Personal

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By Hieu Van Do (English Literature, English Language, TOEFL, SSAT, English Builder tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The Verbal Section of the SSAT is arguably the most difficult section on the SSAT. Not only do you need to identify 30 synonyms, but you also need to form relationships between a pair of words in 30 analogies. […]

How Strong Is Your SSAT Vocabulary?

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Vocabulary is one of the key parts of the SSAT. Several types of vocab questions appear in the Verbal and Reading sections of the exam. Take a minute to answer these 10 questions and find out your SSAT vocabulary level! Looking for SSAT prep courses? We have Boot Camp, Essentials, English Builder, and Mini Power […]

2019-2020 Official ACT, SAT, and SSAT Test Dates

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2019-2020 Official Test Dates Please visit the ACT/SAT/SSAT official website for the latest updates on the test arrangement due to the coronavirus outbreak. ACT *Tests in the U.S. only. ^No test centers are scheduled in New York for the February and July test dates. No test centers are scheduled in California for the July test […]

The Edge Achievements – Student Leaders

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Studying for the various tests one must take to enter US boarding schools or universities can be an extremely stressful and challenging time for students, but when it ends in success, there are few more rewarding feelings. We at The Edge are dedicating this page to our students who have faced the challenge and come […]

Math Effect: 6 Things You Should Know About the ACT, the SAT, Calculators, Math, and You

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  By Steve Leech (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature, English Builder tutor at The Edge Learning Center) For many students, the mathematics sections of standardized tests are like a skinny guy at a sumo competition: no big deal and nothing to really worry about. As YouTube teaches us (watch here), though, you can’t trust a skinny sumo […]

SSAT vs. ISEE – An in depth analysis of the differences

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The SSAT (Secondary School Admissions Test) and ISEE (Independent School Entrance Examination) are the two most widely used standardized tests for boarding school, private middle,  and private high school admissions in the United States. While the both of the test contents are very similar, before trying to find out what is the best test for you to […]

The SSAT Narrative Essay

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Many students who take the SSAT mistakenly believe that the essay is the least important section – that, because it is ungraded, the essay is somehow less significant than Verbal, Reading, or Quantitative Reasoning. While it may be true that the SSAT essay will not affect overall score, as the SSAT essay is ungraded, it […]

10 Things to Understand for the SSAT (for Admissions)

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While we believe there are many more than just 10 important points about the SSAT, these are what Admission.org, the SSATB (the Secondary School Admission Test Board or the folks who administer the SSAT) believe Admissions Officers need to know about the exam for US Boarding Schools (and many other independent schools).  We’ll share the first […]

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