University

How-tos & Handles

Help I’m a blur sotong: How to ace a job interview

Whether you’re a student looking for an internship or a soon-to-be graduate searching for a full-time job, interviews can be nerve-racking. Unlike exams which are usually more predictable,...

University

Struggling through university, all I saw were D grades

At last, the final chapter in my educational journey – university! It never crossed my mind that the magnitude of my struggle would be this immense in my last stage of education. Back in my first...

Studies & NS

My path wasn’t clear after polytechnic, but God led the way

As an architecture student in polytechnic, my dream was to study overseas. My parents also desired for me to go overseas. I was planning to go after I graduated. I was applying for universities...

Real Life, Real People

I started my own business at 24 so I could serve in missions 

“I brought my luggage to the exam hall, finished my paper, left early and cabbed down from NTU (Nanyang Technological University) to Changi Airport and flew out immediately. “People were...

University

I was tempted to cheat during my online test

It was such a struggle having to sit for my online test and not refer to my notes that I had so painstakingly prepared for this occasion. I knew exactly where in my notes to get the precise answer. I...

University

Struggling in university, my dream to become a psychologist was fading away

I am not the brightest student. Trust me, I really do study. But more often than not, my results don’t translate. During exam season, I make sure that I spend as much time as possible burying my...

Discipleship

When I was fearful of change

Growing up on a steady diet of Hollywood coming-of-age stories whose protagonists are sometimes accused of changing for the worse, the elevation of constancy over change had been inculcated in me...

University

A letter to my pre-university self

Three years ago around this time, I travelled to the UK to begin my undergraduate studies in history. In this letter, I reflect on some of the things I wish I’d known with hindsight. I hope this...

University

Entering university, the hardest transition of my life

As a happy and optimistic person, I could never truly relate to my friends who shared about their mental health problems. That was until the first day of university came around, when I began to...