Education

3 Ways to Learn a New Language For Free in Singapore
3 Ways to Learn a New Language For Free in Singapore
Everyone has one of those friends who never wants to try or learn anything new because he doesn’t want ...
9 October 2015
How to Make Sure You’re Getting Your Money’s Worth When Hiring a Tutor For Your Child
How to Make Sure You’re Getting Your Money’s Worth When Hiring a Tutor For Your Child
If you’re a Singaporean parent, there’s a 70% chance you’ll be enrolling your kid in tuition at some point ...
17 September 2015
How Much are Singaporean Fresh Grads Getting in Terms of Starting Salary This Year?
How Much are Singaporean Fresh Grads Getting in Terms of Starting Salary This Year?
The class of 2015 is about to go out and make their mark in the world, and according to a recent report, ...
28 August 2015
Furthering Your Studies and Need Cash? Here Are 4 Singapore Bursaries That Can Help
Furthering Your Studies and Need Cash? Here Are 4 Singapore Bursaries That Can Help
Poverty in Singapore is like a mole on your face. You can pretend it’s not there all you want, you’re your ...
11 August 2015
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4 Reasons Singaporeans Might be Wasting Money on Tuition For Their Kids
You know you’re in Singapore when the newspapers publish a special report on private tuition. The Straits ...
6 July 2015
3 Things Broke Uni Students Should Do to Stay Afloat Financially
3 Things Broke Uni Students Should Do to Stay Afloat Financially
As a broke uni student, you’re already used to thinking of instant noodles as a major food group, and a ...
3 July 2015
4 Hidden Costs of Going to University in Singapore
4 Hidden Costs of Going to University in Singapore
Getting a university education in Singapore is no longer as cheap as it used to be, with Singaporean undergraduates ...
2 June 2015
3 Big Questions Singaporean Students Need to Ask Themselves Before Picking a Degree Course
3 Big Questions Singaporean Students Need to Ask Themselves Before Picking a Degree Course
Singaporean students are notoriously pragmatic when it comes to choosing a course of tertiary study. Basically, ...
1 June 2015
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6 Educational Courses in Singapore That Will Help You Save a Lot of Money
Back in the old days, people did everything themselves—from mending holes in their shirts to cooking their ...
16 April 2015
3 Degrees Singapore Public Universities Should Think of Offering Undergrads
3 Degrees Singapore Public Universities Should Think of Offering Undergrads
It’s hard to believe that once upon a time, NUS and NTU were the only local universities on the entire ...
4 March 2015
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3 University Degrees That Might Actually be Useful in Future
Every few years, some newspaper report mentions that x industry is going to be really hot in future and ...
2 March 2015
4 Reasons Why the Degree is the New Diploma
4 Reasons Why the Degree is the New Diploma
I’m happy to see that in meritocratic Singapore, we’re finally changing attitudes that ITE stands for “It’s ...
5 February 2015
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The MoneySmart Guide to Education Loans
So you’re in a dead-end job and you’re looking to “upgrade” yourself and make yourself more relevant for ...
29 January 2015
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3 Ways Too Much Tuition Might Make Your Child Poorer
Kiasu parents, take heed. Overloading your child with tuition classes may not necessarily put them on the ...
16 January 2015
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Parents Are Now Going For Tuition—Is This a Good Idea?
The life of a kiasu parent is tough. From doing community service to get their kids into their primary ...
15 January 2015
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What You Need to Know Before Quitting Your Job for Further Studies
So you’ve finally decided to pursue your masters in Greek mythology or get a PhD in zoology. Good for you. ...
14 January 2015
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What Millennials Need to Know About Paying for their Own University Education
University can feel like a neverending party, but it’s over in the blink of an eye. And if it hasn’t been ...
5 January 2015
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Singaporeans, Say Goodbye to Early Retirement!
A bunch of data that was released earlier this month regarding employment in Singapore. Naturally, our ...
10 December 2014
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3 Huge Reasons You Shouldn’t Pay for Your Child’s University Education
Most Singaporean parents want to pay for their kids’ university education if they can afford it. In fact, ...
12 November 2014
5 things to consider before taking education loan singapore
5 Things to Consider Before Taking Up an Education Loan
Don’t choose an education loan the way Singaporeans choose what tertiary courses to enrol in—by choosing ...
10 October 2014
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4 Good Reasons For Incurring Debt
When I was growing up, I was taught that debt is a bad thing. That it’s up there with procrastination, ...
15 September 2014
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How to Lower the Cost of Music Lessons for Your Child
Every kid needs a hobby, and as far as many Singaporean parents are concerned, it is better that that hobby ...
15 September 2014
Which Countries Have the Highest Paid Teachers? The Answer Might Surprise You
Which Countries Have the Highest Paid Teachers? The Answer Might Surprise You
Being a teacher is tough. In many nations, it’s a low-paying, underappreciated profession that has one ...
3 July 2014
3 Free Ways to Upgrade Your Professional Skills without Setting Foot in a Classroom
3 Free Ways to Upgrade Your Professional Skills without Setting Foot in a Classroom
When was the last time you upgraded your skills and knowledge? Hmmm… that long huh? Well, the bad news ...
24 June 2014
4 Downright Unethical Ways Tuition Agencies Are Taking Advantage of You
4 Downright Unethical Ways Tuition Agencies Are Taking Advantage of You
If I were a tutor, I’d have two prices. For $250 a month I’d make (probably futile) attempts to teach. ...
5 June 2014