What’s 1 Thing Harvard, Stanford, and Princeton are All Looking for?

Posted On Friday, August 2, 2019

A good story.

Yes. It’s that simple.

Okay, maybe not that simple.

Of course, grades, test scores, teacher recommendations, and your extra-curricular activities are also very important.

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How to Prepare Strong Ivy League Applications

Posted On Thursday, June 27, 2019

It’s that time of year again – time to start thinking about your college applications!

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Admissions: Accept, Reject, or Waitlist in 8 Minutes!

Posted On Monday, May 20, 2019

It’s understandable if you’re shocked by what we’re about to tell you…

Your university admissions decisions could all come down to an 8-minute review. 

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It’s Time for You to Know the Truth About US University Acceptance Rates

Posted On Thursday, April 25, 2019

There's a good chance that you've been lied to.

Unfortunately, this is especially true if you're an international student applying to US universities.

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Notice Regarding Flu Outbreak Prevention

Posted On Thursday, February 8, 2018

All consultations and classes at our center will remain normal. We are taking tighter measures in maintaining hygiene at ARCH. We will:

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Which Curriculum Is Best For You?

Posted On Wednesday, July 8, 2015

With the imminent release of IBDP and HKDSE examination results this July, Hong Kong school leavers and their parents face a nerve-racking wait to see whether university offers have been met. 

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Is Medical School (and a Medical Career) Right for you?

Posted On Wednesday, June 17, 2015

“Why do you want to be a doctor?” This is probably the most commonly-asked question at medical school interviews, and a question we ask all of our students who are considering the career. However, before trying to convince interviewers with an articulate, passionate, and genuine answer, it is most important that you are able to convince yourself. 

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The ACT vs SAT: Which Standardized Test is Best for you?

Posted On Friday, May 8, 2015

While it is important to consider the structural differences between the SAT and the ACT, students should consider which of the two standardized tests best suits their personal level of comfort with the two different test-taking styles and materials covered by either exam. Take a couple of minutes to go through the following questions to determine which standardized test may be best for you.

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Should Your Child Have an Online Tutor?

Posted On Sunday, October 12, 2014

Will Orr-Ewing shares three questions parents and teachers should ask of online education providers. 

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How to Ace Pre-Tests When You're Ten

Posted On Sunday, October 5, 2014

What are the boarding school Pre-Tests? These tests were first introduced by Eton College almost ten years ago. Where Eton leads, other schools tend to follow. A reaction to the growing number of candidates applying for each place, they are designed to help schools screen prospective applicants one to three years in advance of their actual entrance examinations. The purpose of the tests is to understand potential, rather than just pure academic ability. 

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