Quite frequently, questions that appear to be very simple or straightforward might not always be so. While students may perceive a question to be “easy”, in actual fact, these questions actually require significant thought and input. Let us take an example from the rec...

June 6, 2020

Even as we move into the first phase of safe re-opening post Circuit Breaker, it is not studies as usual in schools and tuition centres. With schools alternating between HBL and physical classes, and tuition lessons having to be conducted online, students have to take...

January 18, 2020

The Situational Writing Section B of O level English Language Paper 1 is a compulsory section which essentially assesses the candidate’s ability to apply the use of written standard English in practical everyday scenarios.

For your script to attain a good grade, you nee...

January 9, 2020

Are you having trouble getting good grades for your Humanities subjects? Check out our Top 5 Tips to help you ace your Humanities subjects this year!

1. Keep Up With Your Syllabus aka Start Well

Many students spend too much time to settle down in school after the long ho...

May 9, 2019

You have received your SA1 results for your humanities subjects (for Social Studies, History [pure/elective] and Geography [pure/elective]). Do you know what it means in relation to your state of readiness for the upcoming O-Level examinations in October 2019, and the...

May 3, 2019

Using a sample question from Paper 1, let us dissect how to correctly answer an SBQ question in this blog post.

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From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descen...

April 27, 2019

Hallo JC History Students! We are now starting a new blog series on how you can excel in your H2 History subject in JC! Drawing on over 20 years of teaching experience, our History teaching team has nailed down the fail safe methods of helping even the weakest students...

April 10, 2019

Economics is one of the most popular contrasting subjects selected by JC students.  We would like to answer some of the frequently asked questions regarding this subject.

Q1: How relevant is Economics for admission to universities?

A: It depends on the course one intends...

January 31, 2019

We have all been there, even the best of us. Slacking when we should have been studying. “I will do my work later” and that “later” never materialises. Young or old, we have all been guilty of not putting in consistent work when we should have, because there are just t...

October 6, 2018

If we had a dollar every time a student told us they were unable to complete their essay/examination paper on time, we would have become very wealthy.

The concept of time management seems ridiculously straightforward, but yet it remains the biggest roadblock to students...

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