September 2017 Seminars at The Edge

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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 our IB experts. They will also share some insights and tips on how to prepare for your IB exams. Overview: IB Diploma Programme Core Elements […]

New IB Math SL Course

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We have refined our IB Math (Standard Level) course for a better approach to help students apply the knowledge they learn in school to the IB exams, a gap many students struggle with. Our updated IB Math course was created to best prepare students to earn as many marks as possible on the externally assessed […]

Avoid These Common Mistakes to Stay Ahead of IB English

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By Karin Chun Taite (Head of Academics and English Literature tutor at The Edge Learning Center) The 2017 academic year is right around the corner, and it’s best to start off on the right foot. Stay on target by avoiding the following common mistakes that IB English students often fall into: 1. PREPARATION FAIL It’s all too […]

IB/AP/IGCSE Free Trial Lesson

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Are you ready for the new school year? Getting help early for the upcoming school year can be the difference between average grades and stellar grades. Whether you need a general subject review or want to learn a few subject-specific strategies for your exams, we are here to help! Currently, we are offering a FREE […]

August 2017 Seminars at The Edge

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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 […]

The Arts as an Area of Knowledge: Interrogating Lunch atop a Skyscraper

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By Louis Cheng (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT/ISEE/IELTS/TOEFL) , IB ToK (Theory of Knowledge), Economics tutor at The Edge Learning Center) Every IB student needs to take Theory of Knowledge, a course that aims to provoke critical examination into the ways through which we know what we claim to know. The arts, in particular, are designated as one of the “Areas […]

Summer English & Math Free Trial Lessons

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Summer is here! Thinking of getting a head start on your IGCSE/IB/AP English and Math courses? The Edge is offering English and Math 1 on 1 Free Trial Lessons ($800+ an hour value) with some of our experienced tutors this summer to help you discover how your English and Math results can be improved. Whether you need a general subject review or […]

Fun! Facts about Factorials!

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By Leo Lam (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), Math, Physics at The Edge Learning Center) Students often first encounter the idea of factorial when they learn about probability, particularly combinatorics. They often see it again in binomial expansion or binomial distribution. If they go into advanced calculus, they would see it popping up in Taylor series and Maclaurin […]

How to Tackle Creative Writing

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By Cara Forbes (English Language and Literature tutor at The Edge Learning Center) “Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic.” -Albus Dumbledore If you’re following the MYP/IGCSE program in Hong Kong, at some point you’ll have come across descriptive and narrative writing. Often, it seems that the English programs deal mainly […]

The Cold War Was Hot When It Was Young

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By Adam Stengel (AP/IB History, English Literature, English Language, History at The Edge Learning Center) If you’re an IB History student studying the “Cold War: Superpower tensions and rivalries” for a World History Paper 2 topic, you’ll need to know a lot about the geopolitical awkwardness of superpowers that green-lit arms races, shape-shifted culture, catalyzed countless proxy conflicts, […]