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My SMU Business Freshman Year: Norman Tay

Caught between his interest in two undergrad programme offers, SMU Business freshman Norman Tay had a tough decision to make. At the end of the day, it all came down to planning for the future.

My SMU Law Freshman Year: Lydia Tan

SMU Law freshman and Global Impact Scholar, Lydia Tan shares her journey from choosing a university, tackling the dreaded admissions interview, to facing the reality of freshman year.

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.

6 Best Ways to Beat Freshman Flab

Quick meals, junk food and the lack of a fitness regime – a day in the life of a university student. Don't let the flab get the upper hand with these tips.

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.

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.

From One SMU Parent to Another

Having been by his daughter's side through an intense first year at SMU, what advice would Irina Sia’s father give to parents of incoming freshmen?

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