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November 2017 Seminars at The Edge

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College Admissions Seminar: Approach to Essays The College Application Essay is an opportunity to reveal your personality and tell the admission officers why you are a fit to the university, which can’t be seen from your grades and test scores. If you are struggling about how to begin writing your essay, come to our Approach […]

College Application Essays Coaching, Editing and Timeline Support

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Time is running out for college application preparation and submission! If you or your child is a high school senior, it’s time to complete your personal statement and college application essays. These two components are sometimes the deciding factor for admission and should be prepared with the utmost care. Don’t stress out though, our expert Admission Consultants, Gary Keung and Antonia Chui, are here […]

September 2017 Seminars at The Edge

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IGCSE Overview Seminar If you or your children are planning to take IGCSE exam with an interest in science, then this seminar is for you. Our Head of Math and Sciences, Luke Palmer, will be giving a lecture on the basics of the IGCSE as well as the specifics as related to the sciences covered by the […]

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 […]

July 2017 Seminars at The Edge

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Admissions Consulting Seminar: Application Systems Explained The Edge Admissions Consulting team will introduce and explain the various types of college application systems. The seminar discussion will include information on the Common App, UC App, UCAS, JUPAS, and more! Date: Saturday, July 22 Time: 2:00pm Location: HKMA Causeway Bay Venue (Room 101, 1/F, First Commercial Building, 33-35 Leighton Road, […]

5 Tips on How to Write your Common App Essay

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By Levi Busch (Test Preparation (ACT/SAT/SSAT), English Literature at The Edge Learning Center) Everybody knows that a college requests your grades in school, your scores on standardized tests, and a list of your significant extracurricular activities when you apply. Everybody also knows that these things all fit into neat boxes, discrete items that painlessly find their way […]

The Importance of Extracurricular Activities in College Admissions

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By Gary Keung (Admissions Consultant at The Edge Learning Center) Let’s face it, academics will always be at the top when considering the important factors of in college admissions. According to the yearly NACAC Admissions Trend Survey, the top five items of importance are: Grades in College Prep Courses Grades in All Courses Strength of Curriculum […]

How to use Social Media effectively in College Admissions?

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By Gary Keung (Admissions Consultant at The Edge Learning Center) In or out? The increasing importance admissions placed to your Social Media accounts and how to use it to YOUR advantage. As the college admissions results are being released in batches at this time of the year, many students may happily share their excitement on being […]