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JC vs Poly

After Secondary School – What Lies Ahead for Me?

Here are some questions that you may wish to reflect on to understand yourself better and help you make informed decisions about your education and career pathways.
  • Why do I want to go a JC?
  • Why do I want to go SAJC?
  • Why do I want to apply for Science / Arts stream?

To have clarity on your decision making, you would need to make an informed decision on the following:


  • How would you describe your values, interests, personality and skills? Would you be better suited in a learning environment provided in a JC or in a polytechnic?  Click here to hear from a poly student on why he chose the Poly route.

  • Have you visited open houses in both JCs and polytechnics to explore and deepen your interests and the available pathways?

  • What are your strengths & interests? Does SAJC provide programmes and a school culture that align with your strengths & interests?

  • Have you considered other key factors such as location and the different subject combinations offered in SAJC? Click here, to hear what our Saints have considered when deciding on their respective subject combinations. You can also look at the sample lectures of our various Subjects when making your decision.

  • What are your goals and aspirations? Are you aware of how the subject combination you wish to take in JC will allow you to achieve your aspiration? For more information on the Subject Combinations offered, please refer to our Prospectus.