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Once ostracised and feeling like a failure, one defining moment changed my life

TRIGGER WARNING: This story contains material about suicidal thoughts and a suicide attempt that some may find distressing. Growing up, I helped my mother collect cardboard boxes to sell after school...

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Winding pathways: 3 unconventional journeys to university

“Uncle” Bryan: Entering university at 28 Hello, my name is Bryan. I am a Year 2 Business student in the National University of Singapore. You must be wondering why I ended up in...

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Trainees who cheated in Bar exam: Reflections from a Christian lawyer

Following the news that six trainee lawyers (which later grew to 11) were found to have cheated in their qualifying Bar examination in 2020, the outrage was palpable. A brief scroll on my LinkedIn...

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“God hears the struggles of my heart”: A journey of figuring out my full-time calling

Growing up, I always had a desire to serve God in full-time ministry. But I never entertained it much because of all the negative things I heard, which affected my view. โ€œWhat about your family and...

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Campus evangelism: Lose the fear of man and seize every opportunity

Please come to the front and introduce yourself to the class in one minute with: Your name, your superpower and a tagline for the class to remember you. These were the instructions given during my...

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A divine rerouting: When I didn’t do as well as I expected for my A-Levels

The only thing I remember was devastation when I received my A-Level results slip three years ago. I love practical work that involves manual dexterity (my hobby is building miniature model kits), so...

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Uni freshies, here’s a list of Christian welcome events

Now that we’re into August, freshman season is well and truly underway. University is a whole new world of opportunity. What better way to get your feet wet than by having a spiritual community...

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Help, I’m a blur sotong: How to start freshman year well (from a senior who didn’t!)

Iโ€™ve never liked planning. In fact, I used to think that plans were boring, as were the people who made them. To me, random was better. Haphazard was fun. Why be so careful, you know? Now, it...

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Entering university for the first time? Here’s what 4 young adults have to say about campus life

Entering university for the first time may be a daunting experience to many. But more than a milestone of academics and grades, our university experience can teach us much about life. We spoke to...