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Culture

Are you fazed by praise?

Have you seen this video? As I watched it, I thought the video concept was novel, but didn’t otherwise think about it until I chanced upon this article on MindChamps...

Studies & NS

Is it okay to be competitive?

Competition. The word evokes a whole spectrum of emotions like nervousness, envy and pride. When I think of what competition looks like, sporting events and the honour winners bring to their...

Studies & NS

“I felt like the dumbest student in school”

I grew up in a family where I was always taught that “character is more important than how well you do in school”. My parents never pressured me to get straight As. They were okay with...

Surveys & Reports

CAMPUS COMBINED: What one night of prayer can do for a generation

Would you be willing to lay down your life for this generation? It was a call from Heaven that shook up Ivan Tan’s world, right in the middle of his fast track to success as a financial...

Studies & NS

When project work isn’t working out

Working in groups has never been my thing, mainly because group work forces people to work together. That means a lot more reliance on one another. Time invested in communicating with fellow group...

Studies & NS

What’s the point of school?

In the past month I feel like God has been taking me on a journey of discovering what it truly means to honour Him as a student. Do I need to study harder, for longer hours? Do I need to give more...

Work

Honestly, how do you feel about work?

In the mundane day-to-day overload of work and school, busyness has established itself as a badge of honour. It is a carefully crafted connotation of “success” in a culture which...

Mental Health

Studies, stress and suicide

The number of teenage suicides in Singapore is on the rise. Twenty-seven Singaporeans aged 10 to 19 killed themselves in 2015 –a 15-year high, and twice as many as the year before....

Studies & NS

Which would you choose: God or your grades?

For five days in a week you take on the role of student, and simply want to do your best in school. But you’re a weekend warrior for Christ. You serve in Church and believe in giving up your free...