What determines whether my child gets 0, 1 or 2 marks for an open ended comprehension question?

‘Why did my child get 0 marks for a seemingly correct answer?’ ‘What determines whether my child gets 0, 1 or 2 marks for an open ended comprehension question?’ In […]

DSA Story 3: Question Bank for Direct School Admission (DSA) Interview – Collected from real case studies

Group A questions  Routine questions about the applicant’s strengths, weaknesses, personality, related to the profile of the applicant What is one of your best characteristics?  Why are you special?  Describe yourself.  […]

DSA Story 2: Top Secrets of DSA Interview

Insider’s Story on Direct School Admission (DSA):  Part 2 – Direct School Admission Interview Top Secret  The DSA interview may seem daunting at first, but with preparation and confidence, your child should be able […]

DSA Story 1: Bird’s Eye View of Direct School Admission

Background information on Direct School Admission (DSA) Started in 2004, the Direct School Admission (DSA) is a process allowing students to apply for admission to secondary schools of their choice. […]

GEP Story 4: So Stressed in GEP?

How will students be assessed in GEP? What are the major projects for GEP students? How do GEP students perform in PSLE and DSA?

GEP Story 3: Demystifying GEP Curriculum

What do GEP students study? What is the difference between GEP English, Math and Science from mainstream curriculum? What is a typical day of a GEP student?

GEP Story 2: Preparing for the GEP Test

How to prepare for GEP test? How to improve English, Math and General Ability Scores? Is GEP an elitist’s course?

GEP Story 1: The Most Difficult Selection Test in the World?

What is the selection process for GEP? Is it reliable? If my child has a high IQ, will he/she pass the test? What can parents do to prepare their children […]


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