DISCLAIMER: This post is gonna be a reflection post on my leadership journey in NUS. It contains my experiences and mine only (it does not apply to everyone), neither is it a one size fits all kind of thing. Feel free to take the advice, but also know that it is from MY perspective. I … Continue reading I used to be afraid (now not so much) // My leadership journey in NUS so far
Taken in: AY16/17 Semester 2 Lecturer: Dr Walter Lim What the module is about, briefly: Renaissance texts and concerns, covering a selection of plays and prose. This module familiarizes one with the historical and political context of the Renaissance and allows you to read the texts in the light of that context. Themes that are … Continue reading EN3221: The English Renaissance
Taken in: AY16/17 Semester 2 Lecturer: A/P Valerie Wee Tutor: Phoebe Pua What the module is about, briefly: History of film. Isn't it self-explanatory? HAHA. A brief coverage (not in depth) about the different historical backgrounds of film in America, Japan, Russia, Germany, France, Italy. You can choose to focus on any of them later. … Continue reading EN3242: History of Film
This is written for broke college students. By broke, I mean 2.50 in your bank account kind of broke. That's how bad it gets. One uber ride here 'cause you're late and another expensive 10 bucks meal there and before you know it, you're utterly down to your last dollar. This cycle repeats every month … Continue reading How not to be always ‘broke’
Most people have their timetables empty when they come into university. Slowly with every fair that they go to, whether it is faculty events fairs, CCA fairs, sports fairs, etc., it starts filling up, first the weeknights, then the Saturdays and Sundays (perhaps) and then the slots where they don’t have lectures, and it … Continue reading A Christian student in college
I started on this journey in Year 2 Sem 1 because truth be told, I was attracted to the aesthetic side of it. It was much later that I appreciated everything else alongside the aesthetic. I've always been a stationery and notebook hoarder and it is a pain for anyone who follows me to Muji … Continue reading Studyblrs; what are they?
Random quick post but I am very thankful for everything that has happened and is happening up to this week. For stamina to go on. University is madness sometimes I wonder how college students aren't dead from lack of proper sleep, and overloading on caffeine. But we are. I am. For discipline. Thank God for … Continue reading Week 9 // Reflections
We need to plan, just about everything. School timetables, work timetables, what time we leave the home and what time we leave school/office/wherever we are going. Every activity is planned, not just listed, but scheduled to the very last minute. People don't get why there's a need for us to schedule things to the exact … Continue reading 8 Struggles of ‘Plannerholics’
Getting out of one's comfort zone is not a very pleasant way to live life, whether you are forced out of your comfort zone or you intentionally do it. But it is important. One thing I have learnt from the many small and large decisions I made in NUS is this, the moment you get … Continue reading Transition and growth // Goal setting, Y2
There's about one word to describe freshie year and that's insane. From camps to Sem 1 and then 2, it's madness. Here's my advice/opinion to incoming freshies. Fear not, and try everything. I cannot overstate this. I think my one advice to incoming freshmen would be, don't be afraid of the unknown. Well, in my … Continue reading Freshman Year, secure.