Mental Health
DearYoungerSelf - Rachel Wam, Final Year Law/Liberal Arts DDP Student

DearYoungerSelf – Rachel Wam, Final Year Law/Liberal Arts DDP Student

Rachel Wam is a final year student in the Double Degree Programme in Law and Liberal Arts at NUS Law and Yale-NUS College with a minor in literature. In her free time, she enjoys scuba diving and making pottery. Dear first-year Rachel, I’m not sure what you’re looking for here, because I actually don’t have...
DearYoungerSelf - Bao Huei, Recent Law Graduate

DearYoungerSelf – Bao Huei, Recent Law Graduate

Bao Huei is a recent graduate from NUS Law, where he organised student activities and took part in moots. He is a recreational reader, tennis player and a full-time cat slave dad. Dear Bao Huei,  You’ve just lost the Grand Finals of the LAWASIA Moot for your team – a moot that you spent 7...
DearYoungerSelf - Erin Chua, Recent Law Graduate

DearYoungerSelf – Erin Chua, Recent Law Graduate

Erin Chua is a recent law graduate that enjoys volunteering. In her final year, she had the fortune of applying what she learnt from the textbooks in real life by volunteering with Students for a Safer NUS. Before graduating, outside of attempting to complete her never-ending list of readings, she exercises, dances in her room...
DearYoungerSelf - Darren Chen, Year 3

DearYoungerSelf – Darren Chen, Year 3

Darren Chen is a third-year law student and author of the novel “The Good Guys”. He spends his time trying to balance the arts and the law – the jury’s still out as to whether he’s any good at either. Dear younger Darren, I want to tell you a story about your time to come...
DearYoungerSelf - Darren Ang, Year 3

DearYoungerSelf – Darren Ang, Year 3

Darren Ang is a third-year law student, creator of the “What Is Law Even” series of law cartoons, and an absolute nerd over copyright in online environments. To a first-year me: You think you’re really good at law. You may not say it aloud, but you know your heart—you think you’ve put in more work...
Sent Before My Time: Part 1

Sent Before My Time: Part 1

This project is meant to be part of a time-lapse series of what law school is like, assuming I remain in school at each point. Each new part will be posted during or after the mid-semester breaks.  Picture credits: Dikaios Pang 11/5/2018 Originally written 9 weeks in (~October 2017), this was later updated towards the...
Family Gatherings: A Survival Guide

Family Gatherings: A Survival Guide

It’s family gathering season (Chinese New Year is the next big event right up)! This is the season that you specifically set aside time to reunite and catch up with your grandmother’s sister’s son’s daughter’s niece. Or find out that your cousin’s cousin’s father’s uncle is a professor in your school. Or that your great...