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Allen studied in Hwa Chong during his 'O' and 'A' levels. He scored all A1's in his 'O' levels except for his Chinese language. In Hwa Chong, he won the Top Performance Student award in his faculty combination and was 3rd overall in his cohort. During his 'A' levels, he was among the very top in the Singapore cohort, scoring A's in C. Maths, F. Maths, Economics, Physics and Chinese, and achieving distinctions in the demanding 'Special' papers in Physics and Mathematics. His 7 distinctions at 'A'-levels surpassed the typical 5-6 'A'-level distinctions achieved by President's Scholars during his time. He was also a member of the school soccer and athletics team during his Hwa Chong days, and continued to do so for his army camp during national service.

During his overseas university stint, Allen stunned his deans by completing his 4-year finance degree in an unprecedented 2 years (and finding time to complete 2 minors in economics and Information Technology). As an Evan Pugh scholar, he topped the School of Business and was the top full-time student in university - achieving a total of 42 'A's and one 'A-' for a near-perfect GPA of 3.99 out of 4.00.

Allen was able to achieve his outstanding university results while spending 3 hours daily writing computer software as a hobby. This was possible because he used very effective study techniques to minimise his study time and maximise his exam results. He won the coveted C|Net's Shareware of the Week international software award as a student with his first Windows software project. Allen created this comprehensive course to help other students achieve greater academic success.

You have Attended a Motivation Course.
It Didn't Work.
Or It Worked for 2 Weeks and It Fell Flat.


The truth is that Motivation Courses work. Unfortunately, they work well only for a select group of students - those who are smart but unmotivated. When these unmotivated students go to a course and become motivated, they can improve by leaps and bounds within a few months.

"I jumped from C to A grade in 2 months -
thanks to your course!"

Does this claim not sound familiar? Everyone craves an instant result. We belong to the fast-food generation - everything must be instant (or near-instant). If you believe paying a few thousand dollars will get you incredible results in 2 months, do your hard-earned money a favour by at least asking a few who have tried (and probably failed).

Courses which promise "quick results" usually have quick results in only one area - the trainer's pockets.


The Industry Truth Nobody Wants You To Know

In every batch, there are always at least a few success cases. Perhaps 1% or 2%. Gather a few testimonials from the few success stories, and people will start believing it will work for them. After you have paid a few thousand dollars and your child still failed, he or she will be wondering what went wrong: "Am I stupid?"

The bad news is that most of us need more than 1 or 2 months to improve by leaps and bounds. The good news is that instead of the 1% or 2% who achieved incredible results in 2 months at motivation courses, your child has a much higher chance to succeed here.

Our PROVEN study habits & exam techniques - together with consistent effort and determination - can help your children achieve a significant improvement in their grades.


Why do some study courses cost
a few thousand dollars?

We have been brought up to believe that expensive things are good and cheap things are lousy. If it is priced cheaply, you will think it is a lousy course. Besides, someone needs to pay for expensive hotel training rooms, an army of paid assistants, costly newspaper advertisements and an impressive setup. That "someone" is you - the parent.


Why is this course different?

Motivation and "brain scientifics" are important aspects. However, they are only a subset of what it takes to achieve success at the academic front. Our course is designed and taught by a former top student who have scored strings of A1's at 'O' levels and straight 4 A's with distinctions in "Special" papers at 'A' levels. In other words, by someone who knows the game, and had beaten it (soundly).

Many top trainers will tell you that one of the most effective ways to obtain success in a particular area is to emulate the "what" and "how" of successful people. If top students have repeatedly used these habits and secrets to succeed in the classroom, why wouldn't you want your kids to learn them?

Do you want a motivational speaker to motivate your children to do well (which may last all of 2 to 3 weeks), or for them to learn habits and secrets that top students actually use so that they can improve their grades - on a continual basis?


Increasing "Motivation" or "Inspiration" is not
the optimal approach to improving grades.


Mere Motivation => inspired to do well => try hard (for a few weeks) => results did not improve (for most students) => discouraged (motivation effect wears off) => back to Square One!

You can't blame your child for losing motivation if he or she fails to see better results. Almost everyone would.

On the contrary, our course principles are:

Practise habits & secrets of top students => results improve => encouraged (and more motivated!) => work harder at the proven system => even better results => more motivation!

You get a virtuous cycle in place.

Some courses try to instill MOTIVATION.
Others attempt to extract INSPIRATION.


What do we teach our students?

We show you DEFINABLE, ACHIEVABLE, REPEATABLE and SUSTAINABLE Habits and Secrets of Top Students.

Our course coverage includes:

  • Why does motivation fail?
  • Myths and Truths about Top Students
  • What Top Students do correctly (things that are achievable by you)
  • How to get into a virtuous cycle of studying and doing well in exams
  • Understanding the Academic Seasons can put you at an unfair advantage
  • Knowledge Gaps - how you should "plug" the gaps
  • How to take the best types of notes that really work
  • How to benefit from class lessons effectively
  • How to maximise benefits from homework
  • Brain & Memory Facts
  • How to prepare for Tests
  • Enhanced Memory MindMaps 2.0
  • Power of visualisation to make learning easy
  • Memory Skills & Techniques
  • Deadly traps students fall into
  • Different study cycles require different efforts and approach
  • Different tactics for different types of learners
  • How to never study for an Exam again
  • Pre-exam strategies
  • Tactics to help you ace your Exams
  • Proven strategies to do effective checking during exams
  • Every single aspect of your physical environment
  • ... and more!

    To be exact, 360 pages of Powerpoint pages
    chocked full of Facts, Secrets, Tips & Illustrations will be presented!

    No wonder parents are starting to label ours as THE ONLY AFFORDABLE, NO-HYPE REAL-CONTENT STUDY COURSE they must send their children to.


    What will your child achieve at
    allen t. study smart course?

    Your child might or might not feel very inspired. That is not the key thing. We know that inspiration does not usually last more than a few weeks for most students, anyway. What is crucial is that your child will learn DEFINABLE, ACHIEVABLE, REPEATABLE & SUSTAINABLE habits and techniques. As well as the pitfalls to avoid.

    What we also know is that when students learn our techniques, they are more motivated to study because they now understand the secret steps to doing well in examinations. Steps that are achievable by them. Steps that were only previously known to top students.

    When your child start practising these habits and techniques, and "hop" on to the Virtuous Cycle, he or she will see a transformation in his or her academic life and turnaround in results.


    Why should you choose us?

    If you want your child to become a champion swimmer, do you want to send your child to Ang Peng Siong Swim School or to someone who only learned swimming during National Service?

    Similarly, if you want your child to become a Top Student, would it not make sense for him or her to learn from Top Students who have succeeded at Top Schools?


    OK, what's the deal for this course?

    Your investment is only S$300-320 per student (depending on the number of students you send) for a session of 8.5 hours.

    For less than the hourly cost of tuition, you can speed-track your child's ability to learn well in class and excel in examinations.

    This will likely be the most information-packed study course your child will ever attend.


    Why charge at a fraction
    of what others charge?

    We are over-comers of the education system. Our goal is to help as many students as possible achieve academic excellence. If we charge a high rate, only the well-off can benefit. We use cosy, inexpensive training rooms for our courses and seminars with minimal administrative staff. It will not be a hotel location with free-flow buffet (you are that someone paying for "it" anyway).

    Our students comes to us by word of mouth . People recommend us only when they find our course useful. And we know we have to give you real substance in order for "word of mouth" to work.

    Think about it: if we charge you $3,000 for the course, by the time enough people (let's say 1,000) have signed up (and realised that this course is crap), we would have made $3 million to pack off and retire on a Caribbeans island.

    At just over $30/hour course fee per student, we are in for the long haul. We won't be jetting to the Caribbeans any time soon.


    Your Tuition Fees
    Our Course Fee

    The average student in Singapore spends between $200 to $1,000 on tuition monthly. This translates to $2,400 to $12,000 a year, excluding schooling-related expenditure.

    You are spending up to $12,000 a year per child on tuition. Can you afford NOT to send (yes, we have phrased this correctly) your child on acquiring skills to maximise learning during tuition?

    By investing in our course, your returns in your child's tuition will be maximised.

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