August 2017 Seminars at The Edge

TOEFL vs IELTS Seminar


The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System) are the two most widely accepted standardized tests of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers wishing to enroll in universities. When it comes to “TOEFL” or “IELTS”, which exam should you take? Come to this seminar to learn more about the differences between the tests by section (Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing), and tips on how to prepare well for the test!

DATE: Saturday, Aug 26

TIME: 2:00pm-3:30pm

LOCATION: The Edge Learning Center Mong Kok (2/F Kelly Commercial Center, 570-572 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Hong Kong)

SPEAKER: Jonathan Wilson (The Edge’s TOEFL and IELTS Tutor) 

Registration is required. Please RSVP today or call us at 2783 7100 (MK) /2972 2555 (CWB) today! See you there!

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IB Overview Seminar

IB Overview Seminar

Are you or your children either currently studying or planning to study in the IB curriculum? Come to this seminar to hear the overview and its subject specific courses from 3 of our IB experts, Karin, Janka and Evan. They will also share some insights and tips on how to prepare for your IB exams.

  • Overview: IB Diploma Programme Core Elements (TOK, EE, CAS), 6 Subject Groups, and Internal Assessment
  • Tips to prepare specific IB subjects: English, Math, Science

DATE: Saturday, Aug 19

TIME: 2:00pm-3:30pm

LOCATION: Hong Kong Management Association – Causeway Bay Venue, Room 302, 3/F (Room 302, 3/F, First Commercial Building, 33-35 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong)

SPEAKERS: Karin Chun Taite (The Edge’s Head of Academics and English Tutor), Janka Steenkamp (English, Public Speaking, and Drama Tutor), and Evan Ma (The Edge’s Math and Physics Tutor)

Registration is required. Please RSVP today or call us at 2972 2555 (CWB) / 2783 7100 (MK) today! See you there!

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Admissions Consulting Seminar:

Path to U.S. Admissions

Path to U.S. Admissions

The Edge’s expert Admissions Consultants will be on hand to explain the ins and outs of entering a U.S. University. We will go over complicated subjects such as admissions timelines, admissions scorecards, extracurricular activity selection, and more!

DATE: Saturday, Aug 12

TIME: 2:00pm-3:30pm

LOCATION: HKMA Causeway Bay Venue (Room 101, 1/F, First Commercial Building, 33-35 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong)

Registration is required, please RSVP today!

CWB: 2972 2555 •  MK: 2783 7100

Admissions Consulting Seminar:

U.K. University Panel – Oxbridge PlusUK University Panel - Oxbridge Plus Seminar

This seminar is your chance to speak with Oxbridge Plus* graduates on subjects ranging from what it took to enter their university to what prospects they had after obtaining their degree.The seminar will follow a panelist format, where the panelists from the represented Oxbridge Plus* Universities will answer questions on the different aspects of their respective university. After the panel discussion is over, there will be an open Q&A session where you will have the opportunity to ask questions which may not have been answered during the discussion.

*Oxbridge Plus = Oxford, Cambridge, and the Elite Russell Group Universities

Our Panelists are from:

University of Oxford
University of Cambridge
London School of Economics and Political Science
University College London
King’s College London
DATE: Saturday, Aug 5
TIME: 2:00pm-4:00pm

Registration is required, please RSVP today!CWB: 2972 2555 •  MK: 2783 7100

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 a very successful year in which 84.62% of their clients were accepted into one of their top 3 schools and an astounding 48.15% of their Ivy Plus* applicants were accepted. (The general acceptance rate was only 7.61% last year) Check out the rest of our 2017 Admissions Results!Have questions about College Admissions Process or want to know how we coach our students? Sign up for a FREE 30-minute Initial Meeting with one of our counselors now! Sign up HERE!