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Learning without lectures — HOW?

As part of their Home Based Learning (HBL) arrangements, some schools’ subject departments are doing away with lectures, instead asking students to self-study the topics before attending online tutorials. Understandably, this has led to some students being dismayed.  After all, no matter how comprehensive the lecture notes and materials provided to students, many students prefer …
Without a doubt, the mere mention of the word “math” immediately strikes fear into the hearts of many. Head to any public library and you’re more than likely to see 90% of the pupils there working on some math problems! Math is the one subject students tend to find difficult because of the seemingly infinite …
Studying for my A Levels examination wasn’t exactly fun, nor was it always enjoyable, but I was pretty happy on average during the process. That is because I did not pursue work-life balance. Frankly, I outright rejected the idea of work-life balance. This is why. There is no life without work Truth is, life without …

How to study when stressed

Many people, certified counsellors, psychologists, behavioural scientists, et cetera have written on how to manage stress.  Of course, I am not qualified to write a self-help guide, nor provide professional counselling help to those who are stressed.  What I can do, however, is share a few strategies I have used to continue making progress even …

Scoring well in H2 Chemistry

Sun Tzu once said, “Knowing yourself and knowing your adversary will win you every battle”.  In this video, I go through how to score well in H2 Chemistry by: Knowing yourself — Study habits and maintaining emotional and mental endurance Knowing your friend — What Cambridge looks out for and how to score Knowing your …

Introduction to H2 Mathematics

Hello everyone! Welcome to our brand-new blog. My name is Victor, and together with my good friend Chenxu, we will be running the Mathematics component of JC Crash Courses. To many, Mathematics is the toughest subject because it is often difficult to make sense of many seemingly unrelated concepts spanning a wide range of topics. …

Introduction to H2 Chemistry

By Ian, Chemistry Specialist H2 Chemistry may be a daunting subject to many, but I’m here to make it easier! Take a look at the video below for a short introduction to who I am and how I scored well for H2 Chemistry.