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Eugene Tan

I'm an IB student from Malaysia studying at EF Academy Torbay. I’m also a published Contemporary Young Adult author on Amazon. My other hobbies include acting, photography, and filming. You can follow my Instagram: @tan_eugene

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The 8 steps of revision: From desperation to liberation

Originally published February 15th, 2018 As snow begins to melt (at least in some places) under expo... Read more

7 things to know before studying abroad

Studying abroad is exciting, there’s just no other way to put it. It’s been the best time of my life... Read more

EF Academy Torbay’s 2018 time capsule

For many of us at EF Academy Torbay, we’ve marked the ending of another chapter of our lives. ... Read more

A cumulative journey – celebrating EF Academy’s class of 2018

My name is Eugene Tan and I was an IB student at EF Academy Torbay for two years. The culmination of... Read more

UK vs. US: Where to study

Seeing as how I will be moving onto university soon, I’ve decided to revisit my reasons behind choos... Read more

How to not give up: A student’s perspective

Let’s face it, we’ve all been there before. All those sleepless nights spent staring hopelessly at a... Read more

Advice from alumni: Salomon Lupo

Eugene Tan, current student at EF Academy Torbay, sat down with one of our alumni, Salomon Lupo from... Read more

10 reasons why Torbay is the best place to study

With EF Academy having campuses situated near New York City and in the heart of Oxford, people somet... Read more

Home of the homeless soul: The road so far

When you no longer have to leave your house to shop and get food, when an infinite amount of informa... Read more

Lights, camera, action! Cue: stage fright

The culmination of weeks and months of practice and rehearsals hinge delicately on a single, fateful... Read more

24 hours in Torbay

So, you’ve decided that you want to study at EF Academy, but you’re torn over which campus to attend... Read more

Mastering the IB with these simple tips

Peruse multiple IB forums online and you can come up with one definite conclusion: the IB is an extr... Read more