Taylor’s College Students Received Top in the World Awards for Cambridge A Levels

Taylor’s College students once again proved themselves as the world’s most outstanding students in the Cambridge A Levels November 2014 examinations.

“Taylor’s College has actively evolved our teaching and learning styles to guide students to acquire diverse learning skills to prepare them beyond academics. We are proud to celebrate the achievements of our students, who have not only showcased their academic excellence but also displayed a strong sense of commitment in pursuing their university and career goals. A lot of young people nowadays are still unsure of their purpose in life and career choice but these students are a few steps ahead of their peers,” said Lim Tou Boon, President of Taylor’s College.

A total of 16 students received the Top in the World Awards and Top in Malaysia Awards for November 2014 Advanced Subsidiary Level examinations. The award categories include: 11 Top in the World Awards for Mathematics, 1 Top in the World Award for Accounting, 1 Top in Malaysia Award for Computing, Sociology, Psychology and Literature in English respectively.

Yap Pei Ru, who receive the Top in the World Award for Mathematics is an aspiring doctor who has been demonstrating her passion in caring for the community. “It is important to prepare myself to face the needs of the community while exceling in my studies. Volunteering at the Soup Kitchen medical team as well as participating in the various CSR activities in college further seals my determination to pursue my chosen career. ”

Pei Ru and her fellow course mate, Victor Geh Wei Kuan who also receive the Top in the World Award for Mathematics shared some tips on preparing for exams. “The learning hub in Taylor’s College provides a conducive place for us to study and have discussion with our peers. One can opt for independent study mode or collaborative study mode and you can easily ask your friends for help if you have mental block,” said Victor, who will be pursuing Mechanical Engineering at University of Bath in UK.

As for Pei Ru, she would like to thank her teachers for their strong support, “They are very experienced in the subject, therefore, they could guide us on acquiring the right study skills to perform well in exams. We also learned time management and self-motivation skills to juggle between our studies and extra-curricular activities.”
As the largest independent centre for Cambridge A Levels in Malaysia, the Taylor’s College Cambridge A Level programme (CAL) integrates the skills required with solid preparation for academic transition into top universities around the world.

Students are guided to identify and discover the different learning skills to succeed academically and beyond. These critical skills are known as IsCoRe, which is a combination of differentiated learning approaches for students to excel in studies and achieve their university and career goals.

Every year, Taylor’s College places more than 1,000 students into the top 200 universities in the world.