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Forum: Pre-U/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate 07-03-2010
Replies: 118
Views: 45,851
Posted By chenchow
Re: Towards US Universities Admission Fall (Aug/Sep) 2010

Quite a few CEOs in Malaysia came from U of Texas, Austin. Mark Chang, CEO of JobStreet.com came from there, so do Wing K. Lee, CEO of YTL Communications as well.
Forum: Pre-U/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate 07-07-2009
Replies: 118
Views: 45,851
Posted By chenchow
Re: Towards US Universities Admission Fall (Aug/Sep) 2010

While US universities do take in students after O Level, most of the top universities do expect students with A Level. So, if you are hoping to get into competitive universities, A Level might be...
Forum: Pre-U/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate 20-06-2009
Replies: 118
Views: 45,851
Posted By chenchow
Re: Towards US Universities Admission Fall (Aug/Sep) 2010

nicodemus, in terms of recognition, it will be case-by-case basis. On whether you can transfer there for a different course, I would say that the number of credits that they would provide you maybe...
Forum: Pre-U/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate 20-06-2009
Replies: 118
Views: 45,851
Posted By chenchow
Re: Towards US Universities Admission Fall (Aug/Sep) 2010

Yes. Thanks for signing up for the workshop, means you have secured a seat.



mehul91, sorry that we took 1 day to reply your email. All of us are doing this voluntarily, so we are not checking...
Forum: Pre-U/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate 13-06-2009
Replies: 118
Views: 45,851
Posted By chenchow
Towards US Universities Admission Fall (Aug/Sep) 2010

It's Mid June now, and it is another 203 days to application deadline of 2nd January 2010.

If you have set your dream to further studies to top US Universities in fall 2010 (Aug/Sep 2010), then...
Forum: Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships 13-06-2009
Replies: 27
Discussion: JPA USA Engineering!
Views: 8,255
Posted By chenchow
Re: JPA USA Engineering!

To all of you who have gotten JPA Scholarships to study in US, Congratulations!

However, would like to remind everyone that it is mid June already. So, really hope that everyone would start...
Forum: SPM & STPM 31-05-2009
Replies: 164
Views: 19,591
Posted By chenchow
Re: New System (10 Subjects in SPM)

I would like to turn our discussion a little. While many of you are talking about too many straight A1s and straight As, I beg to differ.

Total SPM candidates are about 400,000. Of which, only...
Forum: Pre-U/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate 31-05-2009
Replies: 361
Views: 54,330
Posted By chenchow
Re: USM Intake 09/10 Result

For USM, as apex university, they have done it differently from typical UPU way of just looking at your results. They did test for you all, right?

And getting CGPA 3.0 doesn't mean someone is not...
Forum: Education 21-05-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,472
Posted By chenchow
ReCom Wiki Information

Would set up this thread for those of you who have found any information suitable to be added into Wiki (http://wiki.recom.org), but don't know how to add or no time to add, you could put the URL...
Forum: Scholarships 11-05-2009
Replies: 60
Views: 46,841
Posted By chenchow
Re: Obligatory Pep Talk and General Advice with regards to Scholarship Rejections

Great piece, Glassy!

To all who get rejected, I fully concur what Glassy said. Whether one gets a scholarship or not, is just one of the many ups and downs of life. Don't treat it as a failure....
Forum: Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships 09-05-2009
Replies: 4,056
Views: 412,530
Posted By chenchow
Re: Jpa 2009

On the allowance while overseas, say the case stated above for US, I can almost sure that almost all scholars would work part time (say for program in US). In fact, almost entire student body would...
Forum: Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships 09-05-2009
Replies: 53
Views: 12,853
Posted By chenchow
Re: Anyone applied for Engineering Course(no country stated) under JPA

Congrats to those who get the scholarships!

In terms of Engineering, most would actually be sent to US, Australia, and some would be to New Zealand and Canada. Hardly any go to UK.

In terms...
Forum: Pre-U/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate 28-03-2009
Replies: 912
Views: 208,381
Posted By chenchow
Re: US Universities Application FAQ V.2

From what I understand is that your character/attitude/personality is very important, and often that is more important than your good grades.

You do need to send your Pre-U stuff. No point hiding.
Forum: Pre-U/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate 26-03-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 3,121
Posted By chenchow
Re: SAT: 2 subjects tests or 3 subjects tests better?

With the competition is being very strong, I would strongly advise to take at least 3 SAT2 subjects. For Ivy League or equivalent, the expectation is to get 800 * 3 (at the very least, although I...
Forum: Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships 26-03-2009
Replies: 356
Views: 109,432
Posted By chenchow
Re: Actual Past JPA interview & Essay Topics Summary

For essay topic, you write out the essay, whereas for the interview topic, you discuss on it.



Would say that it is not really support or oppose. You can discuss based on your view points, with...
Forum: Youth and Charity 22-03-2009
Replies: 0
Views: 1,045
Posted By chenchow
Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race

The Boat Race is back for 2009, and this is the special edition 50th Anniversary Boat Race! Our Oxford & Cambridge rowing teams will again compete head to head. Cambridge will once more try to find...
Forum: Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships 22-03-2009
Replies: 4,056
Views: 412,530
Posted By chenchow
Re: Jpa 2009

I believe JPA only looks at 9 core subjects. That's what being done for post few years.

So, even with you get 15A1s and 1 of your core subject is A2, then you are deemed as 8A1s and 1A2.

So,...
Forum: Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships 22-03-2009
Replies: 4,056
Views: 412,530
Posted By chenchow
Re: Jpa 2009

This news is quoted from NST (http://www.nst.com.my/Current_News/NST/Sunday/National/2511491/Article/index_html).

Some of the observations I made from this news:-
1. Those with SPM 9A1s are not...
Forum: Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships 09-03-2009
Replies: 4,056
Views: 412,530
Posted By chenchow
Re: Jpa 2009

On the number of total applicants for each course last year, total number of those who got called up for interview and total places offered, do go to here ...
Forum: Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships 08-03-2009
Replies: 4,056
Views: 412,530
Posted By chenchow
Re: Jpa 2009

For English, do practice it using free programs like Free Rice (www.freerice.com).

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JPA has announced the list of courses and countries for JPA Overseas Scholarships. So, to get the latest...
Forum: Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) Scholarships 07-03-2009
Replies: 4,056
Views: 412,530
Posted By chenchow
Re: Jpa 2009

Have posted this before, but feel that now is the time to repost this here.

Thanks to chen622 for the statistic (http://www.recom.org/forum/showpost.php?p=208654&postcount=775) and Sin Chew Jit...
Forum: Pre-U/ Undergraduate/ Postgraduate 04-03-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,868
Posted By chenchow
Re: MIT Undergraduate admission talk

No need pre-registration. Just show up early! :)
Forum: Rules, News and Info Kiosk 04-02-2009
Replies: 21
Views: 9,538
Posted By chenchow
Re: ReComer - Markus Ng (1985-2009)

Details of wake service: 5th & 6th Feb 2009 at 8pm. Gui Yuan Modern Casket, Jalan 229, Section 51A, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. The funeral service will be held on Saturday 7th Feb 2009.
Forum: Scholarships 30-01-2009
Replies: 30
Views: 4,302
Posted By chenchow
Re: Economic recession vs Scholarships

On number of scholarships, as of now, there is no news of that yet, but chances are it would be 2,000 scholarships (similar to last year).

For each field of studies, there would be a certain...
Forum: All about UK 26-01-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 3,453
Posted By chenchow
Re: How do i choose a good universitiy ?

Some of the aspects of consideration:-

1. Location of the university
- You might be someone who like an urban setting for the university or a suburb or a rural one. Urban universities might give...
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