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How to Get Optimal Results Out of Tuition

Are you paying a lot of money on private tuition? Are you getting results out of the hours you put in for your tuition? If not, are you getting blamed for not progressing in your studies? Does your tutor like to guilt-trip you into believing it’s your fault and not his for not making much progress in your grades? Maybe, you have been trying very hard and feeling as helpless ...
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MOE’s Exams Changes 2019 and the Tuition Landscape in Singapore

MOE’s Exams Changes 2019 In Sep 2018, MOE announced changes in its school exams system. There will be no exams at all for Primary 1 and Primary 2 students. For Primary 3, Primary 5, Secondary 1 and Secondary 3 students, there will be no mid-year exams. Report books will not show students’ ranking, both in class and level. With such a move, Education Minister, Mr Ong Ye Kun, aims to ...
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How to Overcome Anxiety in School

Anxiety is a very common feeling in school, more common than most of us want to admit. This is especially so for teenagers. Teenagers are at this awkward and sensitive season of self-discovery. It seems that everything matters too much – more than one can emotionally bear. It is not surprising that every teenager experiences some form of anxiety in any social setting – especially in school. Not to mention ...
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Integrated Programme – Go or no go?

Integrated Programme (IP) is an initiative by Ministry of Education (MOE) in 2004 to provide high-performing PSLE graduates with a stretched curriculum in Secondary School, and then promoting them directly to a partner Junior College for A’ Levels examinations without having to go through O’ Levels. If your child is offered the IP route, it means that his PSLE results is in the top 10 percent in Singapore. Your child ...
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In Junior College and Feeling Lost. What to do?

Are you feeling lost in Junior College (JC)? You are not alone. The education system in Singapore is so structured that most of us simply drift through life. We entered Primary One as compulsory education, put little to no thoughts about what we actually want to do with our lives because we were too busy preparing for the PSLE. To what end? To get to a good Secondary school! And ...
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How To Take Notes Effectively

Taking notes is an essential activity in our lives. Most people underestimate the importance of taking notes but in reality, taking notes is one of those obvious life hacks that improve your life drastically. You do not have to work in a big company or to be a student in order to take notes. Notes are helpful even in informal situations like writing down a shopping list. This is because ...
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