Archives: February 2016

How to spend Friday like a Swede

Back to my favorite topic: Swedish food habits. In many countries people celebrate the end of the work or school week by doing different things. For instance, Koreans have their “burning Friday”, which for most people meant lots of alcohol and food with friends. Here in Sweden we have “fredagsmys”, in English it would be […]

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Job Hunting Log Book: How I landed a Position at Volvo Cars Graduate Program

(Photo: my favorite MatchBox car – white early-1990s Volvo 480 +  ADAMS/Car and CFD simulation superimposed.) I landed a position at Volvo Car’s Graduate Program. Today I would like to share my experience, shining some light on job hunting in Sweden. Warning: Very LONG blog! But hey! you guys liked my blog on the Application Process […]

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Thesis on ‘Innovation Resistance’

So as my thesis work has almost started (I use almost because it’s actually in the proposal phase!), I had been doing a LOT of literature reviews. For those of you who don’t know what it is, well… it’s about reading lot of materials about the interested subject area in which you wish to pursue […]

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Winter Wonderland in the middle of nowhere

It started snowing again on the day I arrived in Sweden 3 days ago. Everything is white again. Ain’t complaining because IT WAS SO BEAUTIFUL! Älmhult is immersed in nature, surrounded by forest and lakes. Many have not heard of this small town. My Swedish friends like to joke that Älmhult is in the middle of nowhere and […]

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For everyone that needs to do the TOEFL test

Heeeej people from all over the world! What’s up? Today I decided to give you more tips base on my personal experiences (like almost every post I write here haha). But this time, I will focus on the TOEFL test, something that a few of you might have to do in order to apply for […]

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The Aftermath of Leaving Sweden

I just returned from a 3 week trip back to Singapore and had quite a bit of adjustment to make.  I didn’t realize how much I have adapted to Sweden. More specifically, living close to nature and absolutely loving it. With that, there’s a price to pay when I leave Sweden for the densely populated Singapore. #1 People and […]

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