2016/17 UK | US University Admissions Results

Posted On 06.04.2017 | Arch Sharing

ARCH Admissions Counseling Team is very proud to guide our students to achieve record breaking UK/US admissions results!

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Merits of Mock Trial

Posted On 19.08.2014
Standing in the courtroom dock, Jan Wilson starts sweating. He stands accused of murdering his own employee after a scuffle, and Wilson knows the case against him is strong. The worst part is that after the trial is over, he will have to do it all over again—but next time, as the prosecuting attorney. What is going here? After all, Hong Kong courtrooms do not retry cases on a whim, and defendants certainly do not switch sides. But in a mock trial courtroom, such things are the order of the day. At a mock trial, students act in different roles – barristers, witnesses, defendants – and try to persuade the presiding judge to give them a favourable verdict. The aim is for students to learn and apply the principles of law and trial advocacy. For local students in Hong Kong, mock trial provides valuable training for the HKDSE. 
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Reading between the lines

Posted On 19.08.2014
Many a student has looked at comprehension worksheets with horror and chagrin, complaining silently to him or herself that the teachers keep on asking hard, unanswerable questions related to the passages assigned. We all have poked fun at how literature is usually portrayed as being incredibly difficult to understand – and true, literature needn’t be complicated – but it is not enough to just understand the literal meaning of words; we have to try to go deeper in order to fully appreciate the many layers of stories, and by extension, the heart of human existence.
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