2008 GCE A
(Serangoon Junior College
Chinese Language (C), Chinese Language (Oral/Aural) (Distinction), Project Work (A)
2006 GCE O
(Bowen Secondary School
English Language (C6), Combined Humanities (A1), Mathematics (A1), Additional Mathematics (A1), Physics (A2), Chemistry (A2), Biology (A2), Chinese Language (B3), Chinese Language (Oral/Aural) (Merit)
I spent most of my life in Singapore, where having to grow up in wide knowledge-interconnecting country set a good foundation for me to satisfy my thirst for knowledge. Subsequently, it stimulates my yearning to understand how our body works and compel me to study life sciences. During my undergraduate year (Major in Life Sciences, Specialization in Biomedical Science Minor in Geosciences) at National University of Singapore, I was working as a private home tutor. I have tutored eight students from secondary schools or junior colleges. As a private tutor, I could customize and accommodate my lesson plan to adapt to the learning style and pace of individual student. Furthermore, I liked to motivate my students in their studies to work towards their future aspiration and the combined effort paid off when my students improved. Similarly, I also volunteered to mentor my undergraduate juniors in life science modules where all of them gave positive feedbacks and thus, encouraged me to go into teaching career. Hence, I decided to become a full-time teaching assistant at National University of Singapore to teach life science modules to undergraduates.
I have established two primary philosophies as a teacher for myself. Firstly, it is to encourage students to do independent critical thinking and analytical reasoning to strengthen their problem-solving skills, which I have acquired as a student myself. Secondly, it is to customize and personalize the learning experiences of stu
Commitment Level I can start A.S.A.P. and will be able to do so until this end of this year.