GAMSAT March 2019

The GAMSAT March 2019 will be held on Saturday 23 March 2019. This might seem like a long way away, but there are the interruptions of Christmas and New Years, and, of course, work and study. More importantly, as most of you will know, the GAMSAT is not an easy exam! Previous candidates I have worked with…

September GAMSAT

The September GAMSAT is approaching fast so time to get some prep in. The Essay Whisperer can assist in the Humanities section, especially the essay writing: “Brett, The feedback is great once again. I can’t thank you enough for your help over the past few months. My confidence in essay writing has never been better…

Y12 Writing Practice this July School Holidays

Attention Y12 ATAR English and Literature students: Don’t let the upcoming July school holidays go to waste. Book an intensive writing session with The Essay Whisperer and prepare yourself for the final push into exams. We can troubleshoot your writing and take it to the next level. Contact Brett on 0422061021 or email brett.jenkins@iinet.net.au. You…

Research Circles

The Essay Whisperer says: Our difficulties in written communication often stem from our inability to recognise that the knowledge we have on a subject (represented by the red circle) is far more detailed and extensive than what we can actually communicate in writing (represented by the zebra circle). Indeed, we often write as if our reader has the same red…

Exams and existentialism

The Essay Whisperer says: Exams exemplify an existential experience. When you sit down in front of the closed exam paper, you experience the complete freedom of no longer being able to learn another thing. Then, following this blissful moment, when you open the paper, there is the less-enjoyable experience of sheer vertigo and angst when…

A testimonial for the Essay Whisperer

I cannot recommend Brett highly enough! He is professional as well as approachable and easy to talk to and has a great teaching technique. He has helped our daughter to improve so much, not just in literature, but across various subjects that require essay-type answers. 10/10! -Tracey

Y12 Exams are here!!!

Three essential things to remember: 1. Write legibly 2. Answer the question, using the key words 3. Plan and structure your responses. And, if possible, know your texts in and out and the glossary of English terms (which can be found in the syllabus)

I know Kung Fu

The Essay Whisperer says: Any form of communication should be transferred as if your reader were being plugged into the matrix. The transfer of knowledge is immediate, straight, direct, and succinct. No questions need to be raised by the reader because all questions have been preempted. Once finished, your reader, Neo, should confidently be able…