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December 10, 2018, 10:49:16 pm

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Phoenix11

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« on: November 13, 2018, 08:26:52 pm »
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Hello guys.
How are you all doing?
I was just wondering what people thought was better,  the tsfx summer school, permanent tuition of tsfx or the advanced program(tsfx)?
Any info will be appreciated.
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Re: TSFX
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2018, 05:36:32 pm »
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If  anyone has any information at all on tsfx(about anything), please reply!
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Re: TSFX
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2018, 05:39:46 pm »
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Warning - This is second hand information, Iíve only ever attended their lectures (not that great imo)
I did, however, buy someoneís masterclass notes for chemistry. I found these incredibly useful.

Anyway about the tuition, Iíve heard the lecturers really arenít that great, itís just the notes that are good.

Iíd recommend simply buying the notes and avoiding having to pay exorbitant prices for a person to stand in front of a class room reading out the notes to you.
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Re: TSFX
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2018, 06:37:11 pm »
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Personally I didn't find their lectures particularly useful. There's a huge amount of evidence now that lectures aren't particularly effective ways to learn, so I'd save your money and not go to them.

I think it's also worth challenging the implication in TSFX's advertising that their students' success are the result of their programmes. This might be the case, but it might also be the result of selection bias. Simply put, students who attend TSFX are probably more likely to succeed anyway; so the success of their students is not so much evidence of its usefulness as a programme as the inherent value of the students that attend their classes.
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Re: TSFX
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2018, 06:39:56 pm »
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Personally I didn't find their lectures particularly useful. There's a huge amount of evidence now that lectures aren't particularly effective ways to learn, so I'd save your money and not go to them.

In your opinion, does this also extend to university lectures?
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Re: TSFX
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2018, 07:20:54 pm »
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In your opinion, does this also extend to university lectures?

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