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Your Worth is Not Your Own – Michael’s Testimony

by Michael Lee I remember (not too fondly) receiving my grades from Common Test 1 (CT1) back at Raffles Junior College (RJ) – abysmal would have been a good way to describe my performance. I remember going through a post-examination chemistry lectures where the teacher would release the results of the entire cohort. I would usually fall within the 10th to 20th percentile. Needless to say, I was never the brightest student around, and I would always be immensely discouraged when my peers started comparing their results. In this meritocratic society, I… Read more Your Worth is Not Your Own – Michael’s Testimony

By Grace, Not Shame

by Andrew Shi “I used every weapon and tactic I could think of. We worked right through dinner into the night, and I wouldn’t let Lulu get up, not for water, not even to go to the bathroom. The house became a war zone, and I lost my voice yelling, but still there seemed to be only negative progress, and even I began to have doubts.” The above quotation is from an excerpt in Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother. Ms. Chua, who earned the infamous title “Tiger… Read more By Grace, Not Shame