Application Experience with a Full Scholarship (Charissa Lee)

Charissa Lee (she/her) is a Sophomore (second year student) at Wesleyan University and a Freeman Asian Scholar. This article is divided into two parts, her application journey, and key takeaways and tips. Application Journey The autumn of 2011, my family and I went to London to help my sister move-in as she began her undergraduateContinue reading “Application Experience with a Full Scholarship (Charissa Lee)”

Life@HWU- Hani Zahid

Hi everyone! Let me introduce myself – I’m Hani, a 1st-year student studying Chemical Engineering at Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia. Now, you might be thinking “What is an engineering student doing at Heriot-Watt?”, and well to be quite frank, it was not my intention to end up here either. Upon completing my A-levels at Kolej TuankuContinue reading “Life@HWU- Hani Zahid”

Bank Negara Malaysia Kijang Scholarship – Virtual Assessment

Stage 1 Step 1:  The application portal for the prestigious Kijang Scholarship opened 2 weeks after receiving my SPM results.  (Check the requirements for the application) Step 2: Fill up personal details. (eg. Family members, parents’ salary, etc) The last section of the first stage of the application is to write a 500 word essayContinue reading “Bank Negara Malaysia Kijang Scholarship – Virtual Assessment”

Study @ South Korea – Farzana Sidek

1. Briefly introduce yourself (your name, current uni and course, scholarship etc) I am Nurul Farzana Binti Sidek, currently based in Seoul, South Korea. I am a second-year student of Biological and Chemical Engineering at Dongyang Mirae University under the scholarship of Public Service Department (JPA) . 2. What made you choose to study atContinue reading “Study @ South Korea – Farzana Sidek”

The Star Scholarship Experience

“Remember to apply for scholarships!”- those words were constantly ringing in my ears. After I’ve graduated high school, I googled all kinds of scholarships there are and printed those forms before I even obtained my results. You have to be really prepared because if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Give yourself theContinue reading “The Star Scholarship Experience”

Life@Manchester (Farisa Wan)

Hi! I’m Farisa, a second year student currently reading PPE (no, not THAT COVID-19 PPE) at the University of Manchester. PPE is an abbreviation for Politics, Philosophy and Economics. During the UCAS application process, the main factor I considered for each university was their location. Of course, the content of the programme they were offeringContinue reading “Life@Manchester (Farisa Wan)”

Life@Taylors (Pramira Ganesan)

Hello there! My name is Pramira V Ganesan. I am currently a law student at Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus. Heading to university is definitely an overwhelming journey of emotions for everyone. Sometimes, it may even be scary! Both for myself and you! New environment, new course, new friends, being away from home and the listContinue reading “Life@Taylors (Pramira Ganesan)”

Life@UW-Madison (Anonymous 1)

How College Can Help You Radicalize & REALize Blonde white girls in their staple red uni sweater, plain black leggings and white air forces flood the streets as they all line up to enter bars and coffee shops. The next morning you’ll bump into another hundred of them similarly dressed, on your way to classContinue reading “Life@UW-Madison (Anonymous 1)”

Life@UM – Narissa Hakim

Briefly introduce yourself (your name, current uni and course, scholarship if it applies to you etc)Hi there! I hope you’re doing well and keeping safe, wherever you are, at whatever time you’re reading this. Allow me to introduce myself- I’m Narissa, your typical 21 year old Malaysian: a passionate foodie who is still figuring lifeContinue reading “Life@UM – Narissa Hakim”