Exam tips

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2015 DSE top scorer Melody Tam offers tips on what students can do during the summer holidays to help them prepare for the Chinese and other exams.
Most local schools will be releasing end-of-year exam results in the next few days. If you’re in Forms Three and Four, you will have to make some life-changing choices.
The 2017 liberal studies DSE might seem far away, but top DSE scorer Victor Lam, and tutor H. Y. Fung from Modern Education, advises you to make the best use of the holiday.
Spending your summer watching TV doesn’t have to be a waste of time. Team YP has some great documentaries that will open your mind – and help prepare you for your SBAs
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) English language and literature exam starts on Monday, but you don’t need to be a bundle of nerves in the run up to the big day.
Memorising facts and figures is all well and good, but this extremely tough paper required extra thought.
This year’s DSE Biology Paper 1 (core) was easier than last year’s, but Paper 2 (electives) was harder, teachers said.
This year’s DSE elective Chinese History Paper exam was much simpler than last year’s because more popular topics appeared in this year’s paper, secondary school teachers say.
It’s hard to believe that Melody Tam Lok-man, a top scorer from HKUGA College, who got 5** in seven subjects in last year’s DSEs, used to fail Chinese and Liberal Studies.
While candidates are frantically studying for core subjects like English language, mathematics and liberal studies, it’s important not to forget the electives.