All Testimonials

Eunice Tay, ACSI

Before joining Ace Brainery, Chemistry was my most feared subject as I found it very challenging to grasp the concepts. I am so thankful for Desmond because he miraculously makes these difficult concepts easy to understand and dramatically lowered the steep learning curve for me. Desmond’s notes are so clear that I always rely on my Ace Brainery notes, instead of the school’s notes. Desmond is also able to accurately spot questions, which is so helpful nearer to the examinations. Before I joined Ace Brainery, I was always behind in class and could not keep up with my peers. It is amazing that after attending the Ace Brainery crash courses and lessons, I was brought up to speed and could even excel in the subject. Desmond is not only an effective teacher, but also a caring one. He shows genuine concern for the progress of each and every student and I am so thankful for the huge amounts of effort that he puts in. I would really recommend Ace Brainery to any student taking Chemistry. Without Desmond, it would have been impossible to get a 7 for IB Chemistry! Thank you Desmond!!!

Eunice Tay from ACS Independent (2019)
International Baccalaureate HL Chemistry Grade: 7

Ira Teh, ACSI

As someone who was caught up with many commitments in school, I found myself falling behind in terms of content, especially for HL Chemistry. Luckily for me, a friend of mine referred me to Desmond. He really helped me to catch up on the Chemistry content in school, and to even learn ahead of the school syllabus eventually. Although Desmond seems a bit intimidating at the start, his teaching style is engaging, interactive and fun, which really helped me to focus during the lessons. He also provides many tips and tricks that helped me to remember certain key concepts during tests and exams. Outside of teaching, Desmond is also a down to earth, caring and understanding individual who you can definitely confide in when you are facing difficulties. Ace Brainery really helped to push me towards a 7 for HL Chem, and I would definitely recommend Ace to my juniors!

Ira Teh from ACS Independent (2019)
International Baccalaureate HL Chemistry Grade: 7

Natalie Hooi, ACSI

When I first came to Ace Brainery in the middle of Y5, I had just taken my first exam and got 59%, a solid 5 points, one of the lowest in my class. I couldn't even understand the difference between an atom and an ion, let alone comprehend anything else I was learning in school. Desmond was not only extremely clear in explaining all the concepts to me, but he has a unique talent of making the most difficult concepts simple to understand - something I had never encountered in Chemistry before stepping into Ace for tuition. After gaining a new perspective about Chemistry, I began to love the subject so much more. Instead of feeling daunted by it, I was inspired to work harder for the subject. Not only did Chemistry become my favourite subject by the time I graduated from IB, but it also became my best subject. I managed to get 89% for IB which is a 7. My decision to join Ace was honestly one of the best decisions I made during my IB journey and I definitely highly recommend Desmond to anyone who is seeking help for Chemistry!

Natalie Hooi from ACS Independent (2019)
International Baccalaureate HL Chemistry Grade: 7

Andrew Zhang, HCIS

Before I joined Ace Brainery in IB1, my Chemistry results were barely satisfactory. However, under Desmond's guidance, I was able to get a grasp on the important concepts, which allowed my interest in chemistry to quickly grow. Desmond is a creative, dedicated and passionate Chemistry teacher with knowledge unparalleled to any other tutors I have encountered. He motivates all his students, and really brings out their potential. Because of Desmond, I was able to jump from a grade 5 to grade 7 in my final IB examination. If one is willing to put in the necessary effort on an individual level, together through attending Desmond's weekly lessons, I can guarantee that any student will get a high distinction in Chemistry under his tutelage.

Andrew Zhang from Hwa Chong International School (2019)
International Baccalaureate HL Chemistry Grade: 7

Timothy Neui, HCIS

At the start of IB2, I was struggling a lot with Chemistry so I was desperately looking for help. It got so bad to the point that I was at the bottom of the class for my mid-terms, which was 5 months before the IB exams proper. This was when Desmond sat me down, and helped me to find my passion in Chemistry. He made complex concepts easy to understand, with the aid of physical chemistry models and also his funny acronyms. Under his guidance, my grade went from a grade 2 to grade 7 for IB. I am so thankful that I found such a great tutor whom really made learning so much more fun! Today, I am learning Chemistry in university and Chemistry has become part of my everyday life! Thank you so much Desmond!!!

Timothy Neui from Hwa Chong International School (2019)
International Baccalaureate HL Chemistry Grade: 7