Writing

Kickstarter Pens: Revitalising Writing Tools in the Workplace

By Koh Wanzi

In an age of styluses, tablets, and advanced word processing, the pen – the most humble of writing tools – has been relegated to a secondary position. Unless you are a pen connoisseur, a battered old Bic pen which you hardly glance at twice is most probably your first resort when you need to pen something down at the office. (Read More Here!)

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The Application Essay - Demystified

The UK and the US are among the most popular overseas destinations for Singaporean students, and the application processes for both countries require essays. For prospective students, writing a good application essay is an important hurdle to getting into the school of their choice.

By Janelle Lau

For most overseas universities applicants, the most daunting part of the application is the personal essays required. In fact, personal statements can make or break an application. Yet, whether you are applying to a school in the US or the UK matters as there are differences in the style of writing personal essays for both. We delve into the world of both the UK and US universities and show you how to follow the unwritten guidelines for both countries. This will help you immensely during your application process.

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Freelance Writing 101

Carving out a career in freelance writing is not as easy as it seems. What should you know before taking the big leap into this profession? Read on to learn the dos and don’ts to being a freelance writer.

By Kevin Lim

The pen is mightier than the sword.

While this idiom may have received a degree of scepticism during the warring days of Genghis Khan and Napoleon Bonaparte, it most certainly rings true in today’s society...

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