All you need to know about the SSAT

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SSAT is a test that is used for private school admissions. Here’s what we need to know if we’re thinking about taking the test.

How To Get a Top Score in IELTS

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For those of us who are not native English speakers, you may find that an IELTS score is among the requirements for a school application or a job application. If you’re looking for tips on how to get started with your IELTS prep, you’ve come to the right place!

SAT Going Digital in 2023

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Back in September of 2018, ACT made the change to computer-based tests for all students outside the US. It’s only time that the SAT will follow suit. College Board has recently announced that the SAT (and also PSAT) will also become a computer-based test starting in 2023.

All you need to know about ISEE

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We’ve recently seen increasing interest in the ISEE as an alternative to the SSAT. Could this test be a better fit for your school admission needs?

SAT/ACT/SSAT Power Course

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SAT/ACT Course Objective: To reinforce the techniques and skills introduced in SAT/ACT Essentials in test conditions. To familiarize students with the speed and other pressures of SAT/ACT test day. To push students to more fully realize their potential through more difficult tests. Course Description: The Edge’s Power Course uses tests specifically selected for their challenging […]

How the SAT Has Ruined Christmas? 🎄

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The festive season is here and SAT is trying to steal the "fun"! Look how SAT has joined Christmas by putting it into a practice Reading passage.

Choosing between SAT and ACT

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By Leo Lam (Head of Academics at The Edge Learning Center) In the past few years, many schools are making the submission of SAT or ACT scores optional. However, this should not stop students from taking the test. If a student can obtain a good score on one of these two tests, it is always a bonus […]

3 SAT Math Mistakes That You Never Stop Making

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Ever wonder why your SAT math scores don't reflect your true ability? Today's blog is all about why that may have nothing to do with your math skills at all...

A Systematic Approach to Building Vocabulary for Standardized Tests


Let's learn in precise detail a highly effective, tried-and-tested strategy for building vocabulary specifically for US standardized tests. An advanced strategy that can be paired with this one will be discussed in the upcoming Part 2.

SAT Reading – Looking for Key Information in Science Passages


Many of the passages on the SAT Reading Test are research summaries. Knowing the typical structure of these passages makes them easier to read.

Fall Special Intensive – 2020

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Good news for all international school students! We have created a list of courses during your school break to help boost your test scores and English! Fall Break Intensive   *All lessons are taught at The Edge Mong Kok or Causeway Bay Center. Please call us at (852) 2783 7100 (MK), (852)2972 2555 (CB) or […]

Useful Formulae for SAT Subject Test: Math Level II


By Leo Lam  (ACT, SAT, SSAT, Math, Physics, MAT, STEP, TSA, English Builder tutor at The Edge Learning Center) In my last blog, I provided a few tips on how to tackle the SAT Math Level II subject test. For those of you who are preparing for the test (the next one will be in August), I […]