Excel in Humanities and Language Subjects in Singapore

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...

May 19, 2018

Many General Paper (GP) students face difficulties when trying to answer the Application Question (AQ) of the paper. In the blog post below, written by our resident GP expert, Mr Chong, he shares some of the key elements to watch out for while crafting your answer....

May 1, 2018

It is no secret that doing well in History at the GCE ‘A’ Level Examination is heavily dependent on the candidate’s ability to write good essays. The essay section makes up 60 per cent of the final score for both papers. Cambridge markers also consider the quality of w...

April 13, 2018

The following article is contributed by our Principal Economics Tutor, Mr S.F. Koh.

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It is not uncommon to hear students exasperatedly complain that while they understand the Economic concepts, they ar...

December 14, 2016

Photo copyright by Humanities Hub - Borobodur at dawn.

In November 2017, JC2 students will be the first batch sitting for the newly revamped H2 History GCE A-Level examinations, with testing requirements that differ from those demanded of their seniors before them. Let...