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5 things every Malaysian student will hear at CNY dinner this year

Gong Xi Fa Cai! It’s finally here – the Chinese New Year reunion dinner!

It’s the time when the yummiest dishes are there: abalones are glistening, the yee sang is ready to toss and the soup is hot and ready to serve from the big pot. And on the other side of the table, your favorite pineapple tarts and love letters just waiting to be eaten. 

But then, there’s also the whole family (who you love, of course), with thousands of annoying questions. Sometimes just the thought of your auntie asking you some of them every single year makes you to lose your appetite. But hey, that’s the magic of Chinese New Year celebrations! (more…)

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Studying in KL? You seriously need these 10 items in your backpack.

KL, ohhh KL. The city of love and hate! Of most delicious food in certain places and most shady street food in some others. Where you’ll meet absolutely amazing human beings, but also thieves and pickpockets. Where LRT will (usually) not let you down, but driving is always a traffic gamble. And finally, it’s a city that never sleeps and you can always find a good party around, but if you need to study, someone will always guide you to a quiet, nice spot to read.

So, while our bags and backpacks are constantly getting smaller and smaller (at least, that’s what the fashion says), there are certain things that may save your life during your daily commute or classes. Once you keep them with you, you’re covered for life! (more…)

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5 Steps To Survive Your College Breakup

He was supposed to be the one. To bring you flowers, invite you for nice evenings in Starbucks and sing you songs. And watch Korean dramas with you. And you were to look after each other while prepping for exams and assignments. And what? It just didn’t work. And now not only do you have to prep for the exams, you have to do it while crying and being completely devastated. Whyyyy!

So here’s what you should do. Wipe your tears. Order a pizza or nasi lemak. Read the tips below. And live your life! (hushhh, exams are coming and it would be good to get mentally back to normal by then) (more…)

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How to survive your first week in the university?

It’s your first day! Are you excited? All these stories you’ve heard about student life are about to get real! And all these new people you’re about to meet! Isn’t it crazy? But before you start your student life like a boss, check out what you should know to avoid a mistake on your very first day. Trust us, it happens – and if you become one of the unfortunate ones to do something funny on the first day, people will definitely remember you – but because of all the wrong reasons!

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