2020 SPM candidates glad to finally sit for the exam BY MATTHEW UMPANG ON FEBRUARY 15, 2021, MONDAY AT 12:01 AM
Posted on : 15 Feb 2021  Source of News: The Borneo Post

KUCHING: Sarawak students sitting for the 2020 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) are glad that they finally got to sit for the examination this year.

They said they just wanted to get the examination over and done with as they seek to move on with their future.

“There is no doubt that I want to finish my SPM as soon as possible while I try hard to achieve the best results that I can,” said SMK Batu Lintang SPM candidate Jeremy Adison.

Jeremy nevertheless was grateful that the postponement somewhat gave him ample time to prepare for the exam.

Jennifer Sharon Edwin

As for Jennifer Sharon Edwin, another SPM candidate from SMK Batu Lintang, though feeling anxious while waiting to sit for the exam, she is nevertheless glad that it will be over soon.

“We can be proud of ourselves that we managed to get through this hardship alive and healthy despite all the obstacles. Regardless of the results, I think we should be thankful that we finally get to sit for the SPM,” said Jennifer.

While most students are feeling anxious about preparing for the examination, some also said that had they not received encouragement from their teachers, they would lose motivation to sit for the exam altogether.

Lenolina Marie Magges

“The postponement of the SPM examination has affected my motivation to prepare for the examination a bit, but thanks to my teachers for helping me to stay motivated,” said another SMK Batu Lintang SPM candidate, Lenolina Marie Magges.

According to Lenolina, her teachers have helped her to feel confident in sitting for the exam.

Like Lenolina, Dexter Dunggat Lambert, who is another SPM candidate from SMK Batu Lintang, also said that due to the SPM’s postponement, he had lost a bit of motivation.

Dexter Dunggat Lambert

“My teachers have done a lot for us in keeping us motivated to sit for the exam,” said Dexter.

Last year, the Education Ministry announced that the SPM exam scheduled to be held in 2020 would be postponed to this year.

The 2020 SPM exam will be held from Feb 22 this year after it was supposed to be held on Jan 6 this year.

The 2020 SPM examination was  originally scheduled to be held on Nov 16 last year   but it was postponed to Jan 6 this year.