A K.L. Ghost Story
May15

A K.L. Ghost Story

“She was right there, just a few feet away from me. She entered the train and no one else seemed to notice but me. She hadn’t noticed me yet so I quickly turned away, hoping that it was just a bad dream and that I would wake up soon enough. It wasn’t. She was headed my way. The end was near.” It was a Saturday morning and Saturday mornings are one of my favorite times of the week. It was the day where a few...

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3 Must Have Habits to be Top SPM Students in 2016
Oct03

3 Must Have Habits to be Top SPM Students in 2016

  It’s almost that time of the year again. Where the public examination is going to be just around the corner and students everywhere start panicking as the stress levels rise rapidly and hit a breaking point. At that point, the best students thrive while the not so good ones start cracking at the edges. What this means is the successful students continue to prepare well and go on to ace their exams while the ones who...

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Study Hack: Increase Your Focus & Productivity in 25 Minutes Intervals
Sep23

Study Hack: Increase Your Focus & Productivity in 25 Minutes Intervals

  Every student has been in this situation before. You take out your textbook/ reference book/notes and you tell yourself you’re going to be studying Bio, Physics, Maths, etc. for 2 hours. And you start studying. For a while. Then, your mind starts to wander. Your phone beeps with every single notification from social media that you receive. You want to reply your Whatsapp messages. Or you suddenly remember there’s a nice movie...

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Should We Challenge Established Truths?
Sep21

Should We Challenge Established Truths?

Theory of Knowledge (TOK) is a fascinating subject which is unique to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. Recently, I have started studying TOK as part of my IB course. Here is an essay I wrote as part of my work on the subject.     Do you think it is healthy to question established truths? Explain your answers. Yes, I believe it is healthy to question establish truths. The definition of truths varies...

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WRECKED in the Philippines
Jul28

WRECKED in the Philippines

  *For a period of 2 weeks, I was in the Philippines with my IB year mates for a Lasallian formation/immersion program. During the program, I got to participate in a few activities to help poor kids, the elderly and street kids* I forgot what the boy’s name was. But, during a couple of hours we spent there, I was his kuya (bigger brother). I was his partner when we played games, danced, sang and ate together. He was a...

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My Biggest Regret in Life
Jul08

My Biggest Regret in Life

  Written by Da Ruey   Ask yourself honestly right now: What Is The Biggest Regret in Your Life So Far?   Do you know what saddens me most? The fact that we have regrets when someone we love and care about dies. Talking about death is somewhat still a taboo in today’s society but I believe it’s time we changed that because there is something you and I both really need to embrace and that is the fact that...

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