It is “recess”/”break” week for university kids here in Singapore! While mine ends today, others start tomorrow. In the course I’m studying, “break” week is more like “make or break” week. You’ll basically be piled with so much stuff that taking too much a break will literally break everything.
It feels great to be studying something that I’m interested in. Is this what it will be like when I land the job of my dream? I’m pretty sure there are much more than to just doing what you love but hey, I’m pretty contended with what I’m having and doing right now.
This is a short film (documentary) on what most schools don’t teach. Yes, this subject or thing is programing/coding (whichever way you want to call it). I got to learn some programming in my junior college years through my chosen subject of computer science. I absolutely enjoyed the process of every single application that I’ve coded (even the most basic ones). It is even more satisfying to see the application work and come alive. From mere words, or code, into full fledged working applications that perform the task you decide it to.
Yesterday was my first ever interview in a very long time. My last interview was held in school back during my secondary 2 days. It was for entering the integrated programme in the following year. I have successfully impressed my interviewers, I think, and managed to enrol into the programme. I remembered myself getting rather nervous, asking all the previous interviewees what were the procedures and what were the questions being asked. Fast forward back to this day I too was nervous days before the interview. I spent quite some time googling, hoping find some previous interviewees sharing their experience. I did manage to find a few but only 2 to 3 of them were elaborate enough to give me some idea of what to expect. Knowing how I felt before the interview and having just gone for it, I thought I might as well share my experience with the rest of the future nervous interviewees. Continue reading →