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5 Telltale Signs of an SMU Grad

Spot an SMU grad from a mile away! No matter the industry, an SMU grad is definitely one to look out for. But how can you tell? Here are 5 signs.

My SMU Accountancy Freshman Year: Mavis Seah

When it comes to choosing a university, SMU Accountancy freshman Mavis Seah says the school environment makes all the difference. Here's how her first-year experience has been, thus far.
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4 Ways to Beat Freshman Stress

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New school, new squad and a totally new academic programme. Here’s a handy guide to navigating this new chapter of your life – the Freshman year.

A Sporting Cause Worth Signing Up For

Making a difference is neither a one-off affair nor is it just about clocking community service hours. SMU undergrad, Faith Woon, reflects on her 9-month SMU Challenge project and its upcoming grand finale, Sport-A-Cause.
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The Instaworthy Cheat Sheet to SMU Arts Festival 2017

The annual SMU Arts Festival is back and our students have spared no effort in making this BIGGER and BETTER! With more than two weeks of constant activities, here's our 5-point guide on highlights you can't afford to miss.
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An Introvert’s Guide to Surviving University Life

Just because you prefer to be an observer rather than the centre of attention, doesn’t mean that life in a city campus has to be a struggle. Here’s a survival strategy for introverts to have an amazing freshman year.
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How to Win Friends and Influence People – Even as an Undergrad

Aside from aiming for top grades, hone your social skills to get ahead at school, and in life. It's never too early to start with plenty of opportunities for learning how to be a real influencer (not just in the context of social media) right here at SMU.
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An Open Letter to Incoming Freshmen. Signed, Sandra.

If you want to know what freshman year holds for you (or for your child), there's no one better to ask than Sandra Tan. Having just completed her first year, she shares what life at SMU holds for our incoming freshmen.
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SMU Events Every Freshie Needs to Check Out

While the idea of starting freshman year in uni is exciting, it often comes with some level of trepidation and the question: "Will I be able to fit in?" Don't fret. Here’re some freshie events that will help you start SMU life on a high!
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