I always tried so hard to prove myself to the random adults assigned to me at various life stages, never quite knowing to whom I was really trying to prove something. Finally, I felt as though I knew who I was. Finally, I believed in myself.
Writing a great essay is absolutely essential to General Paper. However, it’s not as easy as it seems – many students get it wrong at the very start, and have already doomed themselves to a mediocre grade even before they have written their first word.
No gimmicks, no grandiose claims: just a talk to share my insights on the English syllabus. It’s our way of sharing knowledge with parents and creating a 360° learning experience.
It is an undeniable fact that our examination system is stressful and competitive, due to the lack of natural resources in Singapore and, consequently, the emphasis on developing human capital. This may or may not have contributed to a rise in the number of students suffering from exam stress.
However, one can be prepared to face all this if there is sufficient help both academically and personally.
This June, we’re holding a short story writing workshop to help young writers from ages 9 to 16 develop an original short story masterpiece.
When preparing your child for the Direct Schools Admissions (DSA), you want people who have been through the system and know exactly what the panels are looking for. We are proud to offer you the chance to tap on the expertise of a dream team comprised of these best-in-class educators.
We encounter stories daily, if we do not miss the forest for the trees. Text messages from a friend gossiping about an old acquaintance, a newspaper report on a crime, a product advertisement, or even an episode of the latest Netflix series.
This column is written by Sherman Tseng, our Director of Teaching and Curriculum. He will be conducting our Academic Admissions Prep workshop for Direct School Admissions (DSA) this March holidays, which will guide students through the interview process and help them craft their personal statement. Click here to find out more!
The task of having to build the right muscles is not reserved for professional athletes alone. Writers, too, must work hard at their craft and train their creativity. As most of us know, creativity is now an overused buzzword – yet its importance to students continues to increase.