• Inspirational,  Personal,  Singapore

    [Life Update] My 2-day hands-on experience at being a nursery teacher!

    I was really excited when I received a call that told me I was selected to go through a 2-day trial at a kindergarten. You see, I am now in the process of self-discovery and on a journey to find a career that I will be happy in. It’s a little risky and a little unstable, because for a long while, I just couldn’t decide whether I want to find a job and was afraid that I couldn’t cope with new challenges ahead. But once I opened my heart to all the possibilities that the universe might have for me, opportunities came immediately. It is pretty amazing. So I took…

  • Friends,  Personal

    Catching spiders and Jumping crocodiles

    I traveled home with a primary school mate, JH, a few days back. We chatted about anything and most exciting of all, our primary school life. We became good friends when we attended STEP (free remedial)¬†classes in P5 together. She’s got a nice and cheerful vibe about her and we hit it off really well even after losing contact for so long. There was no Facebook at that time, so I had no way of keeping in touch with my primary school friends. . . Furthermore, primary school life was particularly hazy to me as I was transferred from my first primary school to another in the middle of Primary…

  • Biology,  Business

    Internship 101

    So, according to my senior Fiona, it’s very difficult to get internship with life sciences companies after February and hence I started sending out emails to Principal Investigators. I received the first reply from a Prof and I was so excited that I thought his reply meant that I was accepted into their research internship programme. But he reminded me that I was being overly anxious, and that I had to undergo an interview before they decide if I can join their team. Then 2 other profs replied, I got confused and troubled. Am I supposed to go for all of them? Or am I supposed to just put all…