Olympiads, a gateway to Ivy League ?

Mathemagic Olympiads article

Do Olympiads help students apply to the top Universities ?     Ivy league applications require extensive proof of extra curricular achievements, leadership, heartfelt personal statements, and a little extra. So how can we prove our child is academically ‘twice exceptional’ besides from near perfect grades, honors classes, AP, higher level IB courses or choosing 10+ A levels ? How … Read More

Our Top 4 SAT tips

The school year is taking off which means students will get quite busy with homework and school projects. For those who want to rush through SAT preparation like a hundred-yard dash, this means less time to study for the test. Understanding SAT prep is like a marathon is the key to succeeding in the exam. Try the following 4 great … Read More

Mark Zuckerberg hopes to cure all diseases by 2100, is it realistic ?

‘Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan have pledged $3bn (£2.3bn) to fund medical research over the next decade. At a press conference in San Francisco, they said their ultimate goal was to “cure, prevent or manage all diseases by the end of the century’ http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37435425 So…is this feasible ? When we address the issue of diseases, primary … Read More

5 reasons why your child should draw

Your child is smearing a blend of vibrant colors on a sheet of white paper. How do we know what it means ? How is this a sign of early cognitive ability ? Your child often doesn’t have a definitive idea on the end product. In some ways he/she understands that it is more about the process than anything else. … Read More