Insights from the 2013 A Level General Paper Essay Questions

Some key takeaways This year begins a series of why we should care about local versus international issues (it shows up again in 2014). There are almost certainly two questions on “your country”, and we can use that to our advantage – we’re almost certain to encounter some of these issues in daily life, and … Read more Insights from the 2013 A Level General Paper Essay Questions

Popular essay topics and content pitfalls for GP

Countless spy movies, sports documentaries and parenting seminars have reiterated that when under pressure, people tend to go with what’s familiar.  Hence, we need proper training so that we don’t flail instinctively and inadequately when the test comes.  As much as this advice may have been repeated a little too often, it certainly holds true … Read more Popular essay topics and content pitfalls for GP

Improving Your SAT Writing Essay Score

The SAT Reasoning Test is the main standardized test that high school students applying to US Universities take.  In olden days (when we all used dial-up), the “Writing” section was under SAT II (now known as SAT subjects tests).  Today it appears together with Math and Reading under the main reasoning test (formerly known as … Read more Improving Your SAT Writing Essay Score

Insights from the 2012 A level General Paper essay questions

These were the essay questions from the most recent (2012) A level GP exam here in Singapore. Is there any value in preserving minority languages in the world? ‘People in the Arts, living or dead, receive far more recognition than those in the Sciences, even though it is less deserved.’ Consider this claim. Should people … Read more Insights from the 2012 A level General Paper essay questions