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University education for children

Post by sens » Wed, 15 Oct 2008 2:00 pm

I am a korean mum, looking for university education for my son. We tried government school but waere rejected. Are there popular korean magazine in Singapore on univeristy education?

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Post by taxico » Wed, 15 Oct 2008 2:29 pm

why is your son rejected from public singapore universities?

if it's due to english, he might want to brush up on it or he may not understand university-level classes sufficiently.

if it's not, and he is sufficiently qualified, i don't understand why he can't gain admittance (unless it's to competitive programs like medicine which have very very few places).

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Post by cavalier » Wed, 15 Oct 2008 4:05 pm

I think sens meant that her son was rejected in Korea and was considering an overseas university, right?

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Post by Biogentic » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 12:09 am

taxico wrote:why is your son rejected from public singapore universities?

if it's due to english, he might want to brush up on it or he may not understand university-level classes sufficiently.

if it's not, and he is sufficiently qualified, i don't understand why he can't gain admittance (unless it's to competitive programs like medicine which have very very few places).
why not? thousands of local students have the qualification to enter top tier US/Australia/Uk universities but not local universities.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 17 Oct 2008 7:10 am

I also think the OP was referring to Korean Universities having rejected child so looking outside of Korea, e.g., Singapore
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Post by jesse.armand » Mon, 10 Nov 2008 2:44 am

Biogentic wrote:
why not? thousands of local students have the qualification to enter top tier US/Australia/Uk universities but not local universities.
Can you give me some examples of that?

Which top tier universities ? Which local universities ?

I had noticed most students from Asia could gain admittance in NTU or NUS, easier than for e.g. MIT, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Harvard, Cambridge, etc.

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