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How to improve JC H2 Chem – Part 2

With all the challenges facing the JC H2 Chem students, it’s no wonder many are struggling to do well in the subject.  Suggested solutions There are a couple of solutions that might help but these will probably not be implemented anytime soon. Cut down A level syllabus. And do not re-package additional content with every […]

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How to improve in JC H2 Chem – Part 1

How to improve JC H2 Chem Many parents often ask me, “How to improve his/her JC H2 Chem?” This question is usually asked by frustrated/hapless parents. Typical scenario is that the student has studied hard but doesn’t seem to make any improvement. To which a slight probe will most likely reveal that the method of studying […]

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How to solve common redox questions

Redox Qn: Sulfur dioxide causes a colour change in acidified potassium dichromate. Given that the potassium dichromate and sulfur dioxide are present in the reacting ratio of 1:3, suggest a likely sulfur−containing product for the reaction. This is considered quite a common redox question.  Firstly, what do you need to know? And how to apply […]

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How do organic compounds achieve stability?

Important Concept for Organic Chemistry Organic Chemistry Two main ways organic compounds achieve stability: Resonance         Electrons are delocalized to form different resonance structures, which lowers the energy level of the organic compound. This contributes to stability. Dispersion of charge Carbocation is electron deficient while R groups are electron-donating. Thus the more […]

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A level Forum Talk @ Popular Bookfest 2017

A level Forum Talk Took part in the A level Forum Talk at the recently concluded Popular Bookfest. Quite an experience speaking at such a huge venue. Subjects represented included Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics and GP. Looking forward to more talks, especially for those who have just finished O levels. For more photos from […]

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Job Hazard of a Tuition Teacher

Tuition Teacher Job Hazards I never expected to find that the transition from a teacher in school to a private tuition teacher would be a significant one but i was wrong. If you are a teacher thinking about making the switch to a full-time tutor, do consider these issues before you take the plunge. First […]

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Popular Bookfest 20th Dec 2017 @ Suntec

Popular Bookfest Dear friends, I will be speaking at the A level forum on “How to do well for A level Chemistry” during the Popular Bookfest 2017 from 6-730pm. Do drop by and say hi if you’re in the area this wednesday 🙂 Better still, help me share this to your friends who have just taken […]

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Tuition and Chemistry Crash Course

Frequently asked questions Q: When is it too late to go for chemistry tuition? A: There’s no deadline that says it’s too late to go for tuition. However, a good gauge would be to look at your test scores. If you consistently failed your tests and give yourself excuses, the time will come when you […]

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H2 Chemistry Tuition

H2 Chemistry Tuition Q: Why isn’t there group tuition for H1 Chemistry like for H2 Chemistry Tuition? A: Because there isn’t enough demand to form a group, so usually we try to give 1-on-1 private tuition. However, if you are able to bring along 2 more friends, we will open up a new slot for […]

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