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Arnold Schwarzenegger taught me to ACE Selective!

Arnold Schwarzenegger help you prepare for the selective. I remember as a kid, I was fascinated by Arnold Schwarzenegger. To me, he was my hero. I remember growing up watching Kindergarten Cop, watching, you know, the Terminator followed by Conan the Barbarian.

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Your friends will MAKE or BREAK you!

Friends will either make or break you. Like let’s say for example, you’re going for the selective schools test, you’re going for an OC test, and all your friends just play video games all day long. And they play Roblox, they play Fortnite—I love Fortnite by the way, I love Roblox as well—but there is a time and place for that.

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The Two Types of Parents (Selective and OC Preparation)

A floater is a parent who thinks it’s all going to be okay. A floater is somebody who has this distant vision is distant goal of getting into a selective school, getting a private scholarship, but their day to day actions are kind of like, you know, they go from coaching college to coach in college, they’re basically a sheep where, you know, wherever their friends tell them to go, they go, right, and they jump around on the coaching college bandwagon

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The Key To Becoming Exceptional!

This could mean if your child is spending like an hour, two hours a day, trying to master a musical instrument, plus, they’re spending an hour two hours a day trying to master a sport. Plus, on top of that they got like parties that they need to go to, or they have video games they need to play. And then at the end of that, you want them to also get into a top 10 selective school or a private scholarship.

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Why the Best Selective Kids Wake Up Early

Why wake up at 5am? Every day to go to your school or selective school? I get this question all the time from parents and students. So like, Steven, are you crazy? Why do you wake up so early? You don’t need to wake up so early. What’s the point? So I want to tell you guys a little story about what happened last year.

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Why Selective Work is the Greatest Holiday

Why are holidays boring? Now most of you spend most of the year looking forward to seasons like Christmas, New Year’s, so that you can party and have fun, or you look forward towards a weekend so that you can relax and de stress from selective school.

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3rd April Selective School Preparation-Books Guaranteed to Challenge your Child

The perfect time for you to start reading is if you’re currently in you five, you can definitely encourage your child to read. But generally what I would say is, if you’re reading for the purposes of improving reading comprehension, understand that doing the reading comprehension by itself already get you to about 80 85%, which is going to be enough for any kind of top 10 selective schools anyway, okay, so it’s not like you need to read this to get into a top 10 select if you don’t, right, reading is really to help you get that extra edge in writing, and really to give the extra edge when you’re interpreting really, really difficult passages that you’re going to get in the selective school and scholarship exams.

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Your Child is YOUR FAULT and YOUR RESPONSIBILITY

What would you get if you did the selective schools test tomorrow yourself? Let me repeat that question again. As a parent, if I gave you selective schools test tomorrow, what would you score in English and writing? Chances are, you wouldn’t score highly and chances are you would actually score lower than your child.

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Why your Good Intentions and Hard Work mean Nothing

I’m going to be recording a very short video just to help you guys understand a little bit more about selective school status. And today’s topic is why good intentions and hard work mean absolutely nothing. I’m going to be recording a very short video just to help you guys understand a little bit more about selective school status. And today’s topic is why good intentions and hard work mean absolutely nothing.

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Why scoring 90% in the Practice Test is not enough…

I just want to thank Ivan, I think Ivan’s a new member, and he gave the practice tests was child and his child scored 90% In the selective test, and that’s actually a really, really good mark. And already, you know, you should be very, very proud of your child, your child is probably in the top 10%. You know, it just means that if he’s scoring 90%, he’s breaking down facts very, very well. He understands the passage to a very, very large degree, borne out what I want to talk about is why is 90% Not enough? Right? And here’s why

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Why 99% of Parents will not get into their kids into their Dream Selective School Scholarship-The hidden cost of not pushing your child academically-selective-school-test-oc-opportunity-class-scholarly

Why 99% of Parents will not get into their kids into their Dream Selective School Scholarship

Today, I’m going to be talking about why 99% of parents will not be able to get their children into their dream selective school or into a private school scholarship. Now, if you’re in the script, you’ve been here for a while, I know a lot of parents had Nicole, you don’t know a lot of parents are watching me daily trying to, you know, figure out, you know, what kind of new materials, what kind of new things are popping up

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The hidden cost of not pushing your child academically-selective-school-test-oc-opportunity-class-scholarly

The hidden cost of not pushing your child academically

The unfortunate thing that I think we have in Australia is a very kind of relaxed mindset on the way that we go about everything, right, unlike some of the, you know, other countries, right, which are developed in Asia, such as, you know, Singapore, China, Japan, Korea, I think people in Australia are relatively relaxed. Academics is not something that can be developed overnight. And from what we know, you know, selective schools are, you know, kids who come out of selective schools tend to get many high eight hours than their public school equivalents.

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Is preparing your child for OC Classes and Selective Schools the greatest investment?

I think this pertains not only to kids who are applying for private schools, not only to kids who are going to a selective school, so basically, everybody in this group, because let’s just face it, children are expensive, right? Children do cost a lot of money. And oftentimes, you know, parents do need to make financial decisions about where they place their money, and where they place their trust.

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How Walking boosts your Selective Score?-scholarly-sample-tests-exams-for-students-selective-school-test-oc-opportunity-class-scholarly

How Walking boosts your Selective Score?

How walking changed my life and how it’ll probably change yours, too. So about four months ago, I began going on these really, really long walks. These walks help me in conditioning my mind. Walking helps you focus more on upcoming selective tests, and thus will help improve your Selective score.

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