Life@International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) – International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)

Image Source I first entered the International School of Kuala Lumpur as a student in 6th grade (form 2 equivalent). Previously coming from a British School background, the transition was admittedly difficult. At first I had to come to terms with quintessential American terms like “tardy” (which means late, not a contraction of retarded…), “cafeteria”Continue reading “Life@International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) – International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP)”

Life@Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar – A-level

Image Source  Naturally boarding school may sound like an unnerving idea to many. Vague notions of having to live away from home for the very first time and to become independent in such a short span of time certainly sound daunting. The reality of things at Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar (KTJ) is far different. Let’s lookContinue reading “Life@Kolej Tuanku Ja’afar – A-level”

Life as a STPM (Physics-Chemistry) Student

Image Source ‘Hello there!’ ‘Good morning Mdm. Nancy.’ ‘Good day to you sir.’ That was basically the routine for me, every single morning of my life whenever I bumped into a teacher or the principal. Pretty straightforward and ‘old-school’ I would say, however for me, it is a courtesy and doing so is my pleasure.Continue reading “Life as a STPM (Physics-Chemistry) Student”

Life as a STPM (Arts) Student

Image Source What subjects did you take and what were the possible subject combinations out there? Both in your school and any other schools that you might know of. We are only allowed take up a maximum of 5 subjects and usually a minimum of 4 subjects. I’m not too sure about the possible subjectContinue reading “Life as a STPM (Arts) Student”

Life@MCKL – A-level

Image Source Methodist College Kuala Lumpur. I’d never even heard of it until my next door neighbour attended college there in 2012-13 while I was in the last two years of my secondary school. Looking back, I have no idea why I so confidently decided to do my A-Level at MCKL. The minute I heardContinue reading “Life@MCKL – A-level”