With over 100 boarding schools in the UK, considering which one to send your child to can be difficult. There are many factors in making this decision, so our advisors and private tutors in Hong Kong have compiled a quick guide to what you might like to consider. There are some basic differences between British […]
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As Oxford and Cambridge universities (collectively called ‘Oxbridge’) are the most renowned and high-achieving universities in the UK, their admissions process is longer and more complicated than the process for most UK universities. Here’s a brief overview of their admissions processes. First, the UCAS application deadline for Oxbridge is on or around the 15th of […]
Parents and students are often willing to go to great lengths to gain admission to America’s top Ivy League and Ivy-tier universities. Strategies can include hiring a private tutor, finding/creating interesting extracurricular opportunities, or seeking out the most competitive (and expensive) boarding schools in America. So, is it actually worth the money to attend a […]
How do I get an interview? Your grades and UCAS personal statement will play a major part. Ahead of your applications, if you are worried about your academic progress, you may consider hiring a private tutor in Hong Kong to make sure your grades are competitive enough to measure against the high standards. To learn […]
The MYP personal project serves as an independent application of the student’s learning. It is generally done in the fifth year of the MYP programme, although it can be done earlier. The aim is for a student to complete a long-term project that he/she chooses and conducts independently. It is then assessed, and it must […]