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by hometutors.sg
Thu Jul 21, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Preparing For O-Levels
Replies: 257
Views: 123692

Re: All About Preparing For O-Levels

Its time to start preparing O level now. Just few more months
by hometutors.sg
Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Any disadvantage in JC if child takes combine sci in sec sch
Replies: 20
Views: 24855

Re: Any disadvantage in JC if child takes combine sci in sec

Not impossible. But its gonna be very very difficult for the child.
by hometutors.sg
Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: Is it easier to go University via the Polytechnic Route?
Replies: 48
Views: 43838

Re: Is it easier to go University via the Polytechnic Route?

Poly route is certainly difficult as is not easy to maintain average A grades for so many test and exams. If uni is the destination, then JC route should be better. But everyone is different. So no right or wrong path. But harsh reality in Singapore is good grades are far too important. If not there...
by hometutors.sg
Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: Private tuition: Why Singapore education can't do without it
Replies: 15
Views: 5685

Re: Private tuition: Why Singapore education can't do withou

Most of the top school students do not need private tuition as they are willing to spend hours every day on doing revision and pratice. So attitude determines everything in fact. This is what I agreed 5-10 years ago as well. But nowadays we are seeing more from the very top schools/JC getting priva...
by hometutors.sg
Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:04 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: O-Level Additional Math
Replies: 1807
Views: 293100

Re: Secondary School Mathematics

JadeDry wrote:I currently use "New Syllabus Mathematics" (8th Grade) books, and would appreciate if you could recommend additional good quality publications.

Thanks in advance.
A good tutor / mentor would be able to select what is good for the student.
by hometutors.sg
Mon May 16, 2011 12:55 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: ECON IN JC
Replies: 42
Views: 26404

Re: ECON IN JC

If you are struggling, say spending one whole day on a question, most likely you need help. Nowadays having B grades will not give you much chances into popular courses lke Law, business, accountancy ... And if one does not do well in his/her A level, he will need to spend more than $30-50k to study...
by hometutors.sg
Mon May 16, 2011 12:46 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Past-Year Secondary/O-Level/IP Exam Papers
Replies: 568
Views: 283392

Re: All About Sample Secondary Exam Papers

NiKe_bOi wrote:Anyone knows if i can download other schools mid year papers for free?? Preferably science

other schools mid year papers will only be useful if you have master your fundamentals / basics
by hometutors.sg
Fri May 13, 2011 1:46 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Preparing For O-Levels
Replies: 257
Views: 123692

Re: In Search of a Qualified Chinese Tutor

Hi,my girl is currently in her Sec 3 and she takes HCL. She will be sitting for her O Level Chinese Language exam this coming November. As her grades in sch test/CA are arnd a B3 standard, I'm desperately in search of a good tutor who can help her to push her grade to A2 or better still an A1. Do l...
by hometutors.sg
Fri May 13, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: Guide: All About A Levels
Replies: 695
Views: 252413

Re: GCE 'A' level JC2

Clover93982A wrote:My girl JC2 next year. Weak in GP, any good center to recommend. Is Aspire Hub a good center ?
GP very important for Uni admission.

Popular courses like Business and Accountancy in NUS and NTU will favor those with good GP grades
by hometutors.sg
Tue May 10, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: Tertiary Education - A-Levels, Diplomas, Degrees
Topic: Private tuition: Why Singapore education can't do without it
Replies: 15
Views: 5685

Private tuition: Why Singapore education can't do without it

Private tuition: Why Singapore education can't do without it Even students in the same class come from different home environments, comprehend and remember at different speeds, develop at different rates, are receptive to different styles of teaching, and troubled by different emotional and social p...