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5 Easy Tips for Building Yourself a Strong Network

October 20, 2020 8:11 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There is more to success than being task and goal-oriented. Social skills play a vital role so you can excel and succeed in your studies, career, and life in general. According to top-rated Wharton professor Adam Grant, a study conducted on six hundred medical students in Belgium found that self-centered, task-oriented individuals excelled in their first year. However, others who were more generous, helpful, and team-oriented would surpass them in the course of their medical school.


Seven Things to Know Before Studying Abroad

October 13, 2020 7:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In pursuit of your educational goals and dream career by studying abroad --- are you really prepared for this big step? Studying abroad is exciting, but it can also be intimidating and challenging, especially if this is your first time. You will be leaving the comfort of your home and live in a foreign country. It means you may need to cook your own meals and do your own laundry. You will also have to leave some of your friends at home and learn to make new ones in a new environment. While exciting, there will be many sacrifices in the pursuit of your academic dream.

After Dark (Part 2)

October 26, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Thinking about the relevance of Halloween in American culture today and the older traditions that it stems from, it makes me consider similar traditions from my own Singaporean Chinese culture...

After Dark (Part 1)

October 19, 2018 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Halloween is a children’s holiday, but that’s not to say it’s not all enjoyable for people well into their second childhood. It might actually be one of my favorite holidays of the year…