August 31, 2020

How to Revise for O Level Science Effectively & Quickly

The O Level Chemistry Examination not only tests the number of chemical facts and definitions you have remembered, but also if you know how to apply the chemistry concepts and solve application problems.

About 30% of the marks are given for recall of facts and definitions, the rest are for understanding and applications of chemistry...

August 31, 2020

For science, there is no way you can score well in examinations just by memorising the facts and definitions in your Textbooks or Science Notes.

The way to learn effectively is to make sure you understand the essential concepts. For revision, it is recommneded that you tackle it in a topical basis first, before coming back to do a summary of how the different topics are interlinked...

August 31, 2020

With many of you starting A Level courses, we felt now is the time to explore how to make the step up to A Level study, what to expect, and how to succeed in this environment. Here we focus on Biology, and how you can tackle the jump up from GCSE in the best way possible.

First of all, congratulations! You’ve worked hard for your GCSE results and you are beginning an A Level Biology cou...

August 31, 2020

Exams are coming, or they might already be here for some of you! Either way, it's time to study and Sophia Education is here to assist you in achieving your desired grades. First things first, don't panic. Look at how to study for an economics exam that is a few weeks out, and then consider how to cram the night before a test. Good luck.

The Best Way to Study for Economics Exa...

August 31, 2020

Now, students should know that the A Level Economics exam is as much an assessment of a student’s content knowledge, as it is a test of a student’s exam skills. Hence, subsumed within this article is a collection of exam-smart tips to helping you achieve an 'A' for your economics examinations.

Tip 1 – Impact of an event

Across the entire Economics syllabus, students are often asked to as...

August 27, 2020

The content of the math tuition at Sophia education is dynamic , versatile and reactive to any and every differing individual that enters Math Tuition here at Sophia Education. Math tuition at sophia education becomes a tool that is used for progression in Math as each class in our math tuition is catered to and engineered towards every student’s success. In our math tuition we ensure...

August 27, 2020

At Sophia Education Math Tuition is vastly different as compared to other tuition centers. Sophia Education’s Math Tuition is very personal compared to other center’s Math Tuition. Sophia Education Math Tuition is personal in the sense that we tailor and change our teaching style and tactics according to the student’s academic level. In our math tuition, Sophia Education notices every...

August 27, 2020

At Sophia Education, Math Tuition is not just a regular Math Tuition. Math Tuition here is about commitment , dedication and perseverance in helping any student no matter their academic ability. Sophia Education transforms the way typical Math Tuition is typically conducted, Math Tuition at Sophia education is interactive, passionate , helpful and gives students the edge to succeed in...

August 27, 2020

Sophia Education’s Math Tuition can help contribute to a big jump in grades due to our Math Tuition’s effectiveness in teaching methods and guidance. Math Tuition is an important part in a student’s learning journey as there are often times in school where some doubts are left unclarified until they reach Math Tuition and confront those doubts there. Moreover, in Math Tuition, students...

March 19, 2018

1. Know what topics are to be tested

Avoid entering the exam venue and realizing that you have been studying for the wrong subject or chapters

  • Ask your teachers

  • Read your exam timetable carefully

  • Take note of the list of tested subjects for that exam

2. Start revision early

Kick your bad habit of studying and cramming at the last minute. A good tutor is important as he/she...

March 19, 2018

1. It is okay to fail!

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” - Winston Churchill

It is absolutely fine and even normal to get S and U in JC exams. Do not let your Secondary school mindset of getting As and Bs affect you. What matters the most is that you don’t give up and learn from your mistakes.

  • Review your exam papers thoroughly

  • Identi...

March 19, 2018

1. Understanding the requirements of the subject

The different H2 Maths chapters require different aspect of understanding. Some topics focus on visualizing (eg integration to find the volume of solids), some focus on applying (eg forming the differential equation from the question), while some focus on practice (eg Maclaurins Series). Ms Cheng will point out the focus of the different...

March 8, 2018

1. Don’t skip too many steps at once

Avoid skipping too many steps at once when it comes to addition and subtraction. Students usually attempt to skip a few steps in problem solving by working it out mentally to save time. However, these mental calculations are not always accurate, which will lead to the wrong answer despite going through all the right steps.

2. Check calculations and RE...

March 8, 2018

Firstly,  read the problem carefully and multiple times in order to try and understand what it wants and what topics are involved in the equation. This helps you narrow down the formulas that you can use. If you're still confused, try paraphrasing the problem.

Next, draw the problem out with the help of diagrams and models to help visualise the question and look for any patterns. Write...

March 8, 2018

1. Understand your exam 

Know the entire JC Math paper in and out so that you know what to expect from each section (e.g. multiple choice or structured questions) and allocate an ideal amount of time to each question so that you do not over run. 

2. Use reading time (if given) effectively 

Make sure to run through all the questions in the JC Math paper instead of trying to work out the an...

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