It was love at first sight. The philosophy behind parkour resonated with me so much, that I immediately wanted to try it out. I self-trained on-and-off for a few years, and now that I’m 2 months into my second year of official classes, I thought I’d write about exactly why I like it so much, and convince you to try it too.
Why plan? Because it’ll help you get the most out of college, and give you a reality check on what you can actually do in school. And because once things get started, you’ll be able to focus more on doing (and applying for things you want) instead of getting overwhelmed by all the opportunities offered. This way, you’ll know how to pick better.
It’s best done before enrolling for real. Once you get on campus, it’ll be hard to find quiet time to plan properly amidst the chaos. But it’s never too late to start planning.
Take one weekend to focus on planning, and make three plans: overall plan, a backup plan, and a semester by semester plan.
I’m assuming a four year course here.
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Dundundun. Finals can be thought of in a very different way from the last minute dash it’s often portrayed as. Read on to see what I mean.
I’ll be embarking on a summer internship in May, and I’m pretty excited about it!
Here’s how you can do the same.
“Which country are you from?”
“I’m a second generation immigrant. I was born in Singapore and grew up here, but my parents migrated from Shanghai.”
“Oh, so you’re Singaporean, then! Grow up here already, so Singaporean la! You even hold a Singaporean passport.”
I have complicated feelings about this.
I’ve used this backpack for 10 years (half my life, wow). It’s time to say goodbye.