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How To Have A More Productive Holiday

School holidays have always been a time welcomed by all students, as they can look forward to days of relaxing, playing and even going overseas. However, without a balanced study-play holiday, they may find themselves rusty and unable to cope with the school work when school reopens. This is especially important if students are going […]

How To Improve Your Performance On The Actual Exam Day

You may have gone through all the revisions, made all the necessary notes and done whatever you can to get ready for the actual examination. However, the only performance that matters is the one on the actual day when you are actually sitting for the exam! So how should you prepare yourself for the actual […]

How To Have A More Productive Tuition Session

Tuition has become an integral part of students’ everyday life as almost every student in Singapore is having at least 1 tuition session each week. It is true that tuition can actually help students to improve their results, but the tuition sessions must be conducted in a more efficient way in order to yield performance. […]

Planning Revision Schedule for Exams

Planning a schedule for revision is necessary, even crucial. A good schedule can allow you to pace your revision and adhere to progress effectively. This is especially true if you have a study break and a good schedule allows you to fully utilise your time and reduce any stress as you will be studying progressively […]

Strategies for Revision for Exams

When exams are round the corner, students may feel lost as they do not know how to start their revision. This results in unnecessary stress and anxiety. There are some strategies in planning for revision, so as to better prepare for exams, and not just academically, but also physically and mentally, too. We shall look […]

Fish Slice Soup

Benefits Fish contains healthy fatty acids which are essential for strengthening brain function and memory. White pepper and Szechuan peppercorns can improve immunity and lower blood pressure. Ingredients (serves 4-6) 300-500g Threadfin, sliced (but any white fish will do) 2 stalks of spring onion, cut into small stalks a small handful of white pepper corns & […]

Tips to do well for Maths (IV) – Tackling Exams

Students may feel that they have done their revisions, and they could score rather well in school tests. However, when it comes to actual exams, like End of Year Exam, Prelims, PSLE, N, O & even A Levels, results are often less than satisfactory. Why is this so? There are a few reasons that students […]

Tips To Do Well For Maths (III) – E Maths Questions

In this article, we will take a look at how to interpret the questions for Secondary School Maths, in particular, Elementary Mathematics. Maths has changed from heuristics in PSLE to more systematic and analytic in secondary. More often than not, difficulty in maths occurs in interpreting and understanding the questions, rather than the methods. Let […]

Tips To Do Well For Maths (II) – PSLE Problem Sums

In the previous article, we have discussed some tips on the ways to face maths. In this article, we will take a look at how to interpret the questions. I would liken maths to be similar to a language, such as English. The essential thing is to convert the words into mathematical notations and representations […]

Tips To Do Well For Maths (I)

Maths is ALWAYS dreaded by many students, as there seems to be endless formulae to memorise and even more work to do. Many find that despite the efforts put in, it seems impossible to improve the grades.   Some would say that in order to do well for maths, there are just 2 rules: Follow […]