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Planning your studying is the first and most important step in exam preparation. It is important that before you even touch your text book or go and learn online, that you have a plan. It could be to ... Read more

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How to create a study schedule

Planning your studying is the first and most important step in exam preparation. It is important that before you even touch your text book or go and l... Read more

How to ask Maths questions effectively

Or any questions for that matter. We like to say that “there is no such thing as a stupid question” and we try our level best to live by it too. It is... Read more

Why do I need to learn this when I can just google it?

“Why do I need to learn this when I can just google it?” I wouldn’t be surprised if this question is asked daily by some student or other somewhere in... Read more

What is the purpose of the NBT test for universities?

The NBT is a test that all Grade 12 learners, or any other students wishing to apply for university study have to write. This test assesses your math... Read more

Meet our NBT teaching team

We are often asked who exactly we (Advantage Learn) are? The most important question to answer is “who are our teachers” as this amazing team of peopl... Read more

Let Adam walk you through how to register for the NBTs

To register for an NBT test click this link. Below is a video of Adam booking an NBT test to help you to see how to do it and to specifically talk abo... Read more

A roadmap to the NBTs

For years Advantage Learn has been helping parents and students on their journey of navigating the NBTs. For the majority of people, this is their fir... Read more

Is your child a good candidate for extra lessons/workshops?

If you have a child in education you will know that there are always extra lessons/workshops available. Your child might already be involved in extra ... Read more

5 Top tips to navigate your child’s calendar

It seems that high school students (and students in general actually) are busier than ever. I’m not sure why this is – perhaps the pace of life over... Read more

Preparing for the NBTs begins before Grade 12

If you haven’t already heard about the NBTs then you’ve been out of the loop for how entrance to University has evolved in South Africa over the l... Read more

Three reasons why you should prepare for the NBT

Most of you will know about our NBT preparation course(s). We were the first to bring a training course to South African learners in 2013 and have bee... Read more

How to spot a good Maths tutor

I have been a private maths tutor for three years now and during that time I feel I’ve learnt a few things which you might find useful to know. If you... Read more

The days of only having a Maths Tutor are over, the future is online learning

We live in a strange time. The gap between private education and government education continues to grow each and every year. In order to send your stu... Read more

AP Maths results review: Class of 2017

As we can see by the matric results, 2017 was a tough year for matric learners across South Africa. With this in mind, we are proud to say our AP Math... Read more

Studying AP Maths Online works!

Three years ago we ventured into taking our AP Maths courses online. It was a big leap for us in a change in how we run our courses. Our AP Maths Cent... Read more

Get a head start in 2018

We know that life is busy, and you’re probably already well into your personal 2018 planning. With family holidays, work commitments, school tours and... Read more

Who’s Online?

Here at Advantage Learn we are lucky to have gathered a fine bunch of mathematicians as part of our team. What we can say? Where you find one, you fin... Read more

End of year exams special – Maths Online

We are offering a 3 months for the price of 1 special to all new Maths Online subscribers who sign up before the 30th November. Those eligible for the... Read more

Quizzes now available with Maths Online

Learn-practice-assess How many times have you sat in class and understood EXACTLY what your teacher means when they explain a concept, only to get hom... Read more

How to change the video playback speed

Do you find that you’re a fast learner? Sometimes when we are being taught the teacher can go a bit too slow for our liking. The same goes for slower ... Read more

PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards Nomination

Advantage Learn has been nominated for the PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards!! Love Advantage Learn? We’d be so stoked if you voted for us by click... Read more

Ask a teacher!

A tutor when you need one! Did you know that all students who have signed up for Maths Online get FREE access to our Ask a Teacher feature? I’ve been ... Read more

South Africa’s best Past Paper Resource

We are really proud of our easy to use, super organised Past Papers resource section! The best part is? If you get stuck working through a maths quest... Read more

Backup best practices

I decided to write an article on backup best practices thinking I could share the lessons I have learned over my years as both student and lecturer. I... Read more

Real Life Careers: Architect

This article is the eighth in our series on ‘Real Life Careers’ in which we chat to people about their career and look at the (sometimes unexpected) p... Read more

Maths Online: the answer is here

Are you ready to encounter one of the most exciting innovations that Advantage Learn has to share? We have been working on this for the last two years... Read more

Real Life Careers: Social Entrepreneur

This article is the seventh in our series on ‘Real Life Careers’ in which we chat to people about their career and look at the (sometimes unexpected) ... Read more

How our AP Maths Online Courses work

Studying online may seem really confusing, it really isn’t! Study when it suits you, at your own pace, it’s a no brainer! It is for this exact reason ... Read more

AP Maths results review: Class of 2016

2016 has come and gone (with all its highs and lows), and we are well on our way into 2017. However, the achievements and successes of Advantage Learn... Read more

All Abroad: Studying overseas

A point comes in life when many learners start to wonder about the possibility of studying overseas. There are many reasons why learners wish to study... Read more

Matric Results Success Pack

This post provides a summarised look at all of Advantage Learn’s courses and resources to help you achieve your best Matric results and overall expe... Read more

Real Life Careers: National Buyer

This article is the sixth in a series on ‘Real Life Careers’ in which we chat to people about their career and look at the (sometimes unexpected) path... Read more

Farewell to the AP Maths class of 2016

We want to celebrate the AP Maths 2016 class. We are so proud of them and all that they have achieved over the last three years. We had a total of 74 ... Read more

Real Life Careers: Actuary

This article is the fifth in a series on ‘Real Life Careers’ in which we chat to people about their career and look at the (sometimes unexpected) path... Read more

Real Life Careers: IT Engineer

This article is the fourth in the series ‘Real Life Careers’ in which we chat to people about their career and look at the (sometimes unexpected) pa... Read more

Real Life Careers: Chartered Accountant

This article is the third in a series on ‘Real Life Careers’ in which we chat to people about their career and look at the (sometimes unexpected) path... Read more

Filling the gap

To gap or not to gap…that is the question. The decision of whether or not to take a gap year after finishing High School is a big one. Everyone has op... Read more

Tutor Booster

There is an upsurge in the number of learners using personal tutors or extracurricular lessons. There is also an increase in the extent of tutoring (i... Read more

James heads to Finland with Investec & En-novate

Our intrepid CEO, James Lees, has been chosen to visit Helsinki, Finland, on an Exposure Trip with En-novate and Investec. James joins 16 other educat... Read more

Our story, through my eyes

How It All Began This is a blog post I probably should have written three years ago whilst I was at the point of origin with AdvantageLearn.com Knuckl... Read more

Successful Blended Learning

In this 3rd post in the ‘blended learning’ series, we continue with Caitlin and Adam as they explain and explore the art of successful blended learnin... Read more

Real Life Careers: Attorney

For this ‘Real Life Careers’ post, we chatted with Amy Harpur (29), a qualified attorney, who is currently living in Boston. She holds a BSocSci; L... Read more

Quick, we’ve run out of paper!

Ever think an ajax issue would stress you out? Didn’t think so! In case you want to know why there were issues on the online quiz then read on [...] Read more

Students, Have you met Presto?

We want to introduce you to Presto who provide awesome Matric study guides for key subjects. As a premier online education company, Advantage Learn pr... Read more

5 Top tips when using Previous Question Papers

Completing Grade 12 previous question papers is a popular study technique for any exam. We have listed some of the top tips to help you with this type... Read more

Real Life Careers: Chemical Engineer

This article is the first in a series on ‘Real Life Careers’ in which we chat to people about their career and look at the (sometimes unexpected) path... Read more

The team speaks: blended learning

In this article we delve into the thoughts of some of those who are walking the online learning talk. This allows us insight into the mechanics of cre... Read more

Uncovering the advantages of online learning

We live in a very fast world and it is becoming more and more difficult to keep up or be more competitive […] Read more

The Art of Blended Learning

In the world of modern education, the phrase blended Learning often crops up. It is sneaking into descriptions of ‘best practices’ and ‘cutting edge’ ... Read more

Do you know the assessment types used by your teachers?

I have been amazed at how many people aren’t aware of the common (and prescribed) styles of assessment that are used by educators in South African s... Read more

Prepare for your NBTs

If you are sitting your NBT (national benchmark test) this year then make sure you are prepared. Sign up for an online course today or book your seat at one of our workshops.