Tips for Improving Your SAT Score
The SAT is approaching, and your stress levels build by the day. “What score will I get? What if it’s not good enough? What if I have to take it more than three times?”
The Key to Perfecting Your Personal Statement
In order to master the art of writing the UK Personal Statement, students must have intellectual passion for their chosen subject. Applying for law? Make sure you know the skinny on tort and contract. Going for literature?
LPC Mock Trial team competed in New York!
The winning team of the 2015 Hong Kong Inter-School Mock Trial Championship (HKISMTC), Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong (LPC), represented Hong Kong and competed at the prestigious Empire Mock Trial competition in New York this November!
Time is Running Out for the Old SAT
As you must have heard by now, a new SAT will replace the current version of the SAT in spring 2016. As it is less than a year away before this change occurs, students presently applying for university need not worry about changing their study tactics for the exam. Any students applying for the 2016-2017 academic year will need to submit their test results by January 2016.
Tips for Making a Great First Professional Impression
With the job market only getting more competitive, the impression you make in your first few days on the job is of critical importance. Follow these tips to make sure that that impression is a great one!
Show, Don’t Tell—The Value of Demonstratives in Mock Trial
In 1986, the University Of Minnesota School Of Management ran a study to evaluate the impact of visual aids in presentations. They found that—holding other conditions constant—viewers rated speaker 43% more convincing if they employed visual aids. Put another way…
ARCH Careers Network - Successful Workshops!
Our first Summer Workshop series was a success! We were delighted to have invited former heads of HR and Staff Development at Swire Group, Merrill Lynch and PCCW to teach students important skills for career success!
The Emergence of Private Medical Schools in the UK: Considerations for an International Applicant
In January this year, the University of Buckingham Medical School opened its doors to its first intake of 66 students. The private medical school, which charges £35,000 per year for tuition fees, is the first of its kind to open in the UK. It offers students an accelerated four-and-a-half year course as well as, according to its prospectus, the opportunity to “be part of a transformative movement in British higher education”.
Oxbridge Sharing Session at SPCS!
Our admissions consultants, Emma and Andrew, shared their insiders tips to St. Paul's Convent School's current and prospective Oxbridge applicants along with admissions tutors from Cambridge!
Why wait?—3 things you can do right now to prepare for the 2016 Hong Kong Inter-school Mock Trial Championship
After four exhilarating—and exhausting—rounds of competition on April 18-19, we have our results. The ballots have been counted and the results have been tallied. We had openings early Saturday morning and a closing late Sunday evening. In between, witnesses wore raptor costumes, lawyers argued about the color of wristbands, and coffee was consumed at a volume dangerous to human health. The 2015 HKISMTC is over. But what about 2016? No matter how you did this year—whether you won the tournament or left empty handed—every teams record is 0-0 for the 2016 tournament. Here are some things you can do right now to help ensure you engrave your schools name on the traveling trophy next year!