U.S. Boarding School Seminar Series

 Seminar: U.S. Boarding Schools Seminar Series

US Boarding School Series

Studying abroad is doubtlessly one of the most important decisions in the growth and development of children. Parents often want their children to become more independent, but also have concerns about whether boarding schools would provide the best education for their children.

To address these concerns, The Edge has prepared a series of four seminars to offer a comprehensive overview of boarding schools in the United States, admissions processes, requirements, and how students should prepare their applications.


Series #1: Demystifying the Admissions Process

18/8 (Sat) | 11am-12pm | The Edge Causeway Bay Center

Are you planning to send your children to a U.S. boarding school? Wondering whether boarding school would suit your children’s needs? And what are the admissions criteria for the top boarding schools?

In this seminar, our Boarding School Admissions Consultant will examine:

  • Different types of boarding schools
  • Key factors to consider before applying
  • How to decide whether boarding school is the right choice for students
  • Admissions timeline and selection criteria


Series #2: How to Build an Outstanding Profile

25/8 (Sat) | 2-3pm | The Edge Causeway Bay Center

In the admissions process for U.S. boarding schools, applicants’ profiles play a fundamental role. What are boarding schools looking for in a student’s profile, and how should students and parents prepare in advance?

In this seminar, our Boarding School Admissions Consultant will examine:

  • Admissions Criteria for U.S. Boarding Schools
  • Components of Student Profiles
  • How students can prepare an outstanding profile
  • Admissions Timeline and Profile Building


Series #3: The Importance of Academics

1/9 (Sat) | 3-4pm | The Edge Mong Kok Center

Students applying to boarding schools are often looking for a more diversified, comprehensive learning experience that is not solely focused on the academics. Nonetheless, top boarding schools in the U.S. are also renowned for their academic rigor. Hence, how important is academics in the boarding school admissions process, and how should a student prepare?

In this seminar, our Boarding School Admissions Consultant and Test Prep expert will discuss:

  • Admissions Criteria for top boarding schools
  • Academic requirements and expectations
  • The importance of standardized tests
  • How to prepare for the academic rigor in boarding schools 


Series #4: How to ace the SSAT?

15/9 (Sat) | 2-3pm | The Edge Causeway Bay Center

For students applying to US boarding schools, the SSAT is often a significant hurdle. To help students understand how the SSAT is evaluated in boarding schools admissions process, The Edge has prepared a seminar for parents and students to learn more about the SSAT, strategies to ace the test, and how to plan for the best boarding schools.

In this seminar, our Boarding School Admissions Consultant and Test Prep expert will discuss:

  • Admissions Criteria for top boarding schools
  • General requirements in academics
  • SSAT – what, when, why, and how
  • 5 Steps for acing the SSAT


Registration is required, please RSVP today or call us at 2972-2555 (Causeway Bay) / 2783 7100 (Mong Kok)!


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 student gained early acceptance to schools such as Stanford, University of Chicago, Brown, and more! Check out the rest of our 2018 Admissions Results!