Category: Student Features

From Diagnosis To Catharsis

Three schoolmates shed light on their medical conditions and how their lives are shaped by them.

By Koo ii (21S05A) and Ray Lim (21A13A)
Cover image by Koo ii (21S05A), featuring art installation Only Skin Deep by Loke Sun Yi (21A01B)

“Quite bad ah,” commented the lady at the ice cream counter of a fast-food chain, after asking Loke Sun Yi (21A01B) if she had chickenpox.

The truth was, she didn’t have chickenpox. “I just wanted an ice cream!” recounted Sun Yi. Rather, she has eczema, a condition that causes skin to be itchy, dry and inflamed. 

This was but one of the many chance encounters that Sun Yi has experienced, where strangers comment on her condition. Some even “go the extra mile” to offer advice on how best to treat it. 

While such advice comes with good intentions, Sun Yi shares that it makes her annoyed and embarrassed—especially since it makes it seem as if she hasn’t been trying hard enough to treat it. Little do we know of the efforts put in by our peers to live comfortably with their conditions. 

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A-Level 2021 Student Features: From Doing Well to Doing Good

By Chern Huan Yee (22S06A) and Mirella Ang (22A01C)

This year, Raffles Press invited eight accomplished Year 7s to share their experiences in JC. We hope that all of us can see a piece of ourselves reflected in their stories of leadership, service, and above all, resilience.

This is Part 4 of our A-Level 2021 Student Feature.

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A-Level 2021 Student Features: Raising the Bar

By Faith Ho (22A01A) and Mandy Wong (22S03C)

This year, Raffles Press invited eight accomplished Year 7s to share their experiences in JC. We hope that all of us can see a piece of ourselves reflected in their stories of leadership, service, and above all, resilience.

This is Part 3 of our A-Level 2021 Student Feature.

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A-Level 2021 Student Features: To Rise While Lifting Others

By Jaime Rusli (22S03L) and Mei Feifei (22A13A)

This year, Raffles Press invited eight accomplished Year 7s to share their experiences in JC. We hope that all of us can see a piece of ourselves reflected in their stories of leadership, service, and above all, resilience.

This is Part 2 of our A-Level 2021 Student Feature.

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A-Level 2021 Student Features: Finding Your Groove

By Clarice Tan (21A01C), Hong Wan Jing (22S06F), and Lara Tan (22A01B)

This year, Raffles Press invited eight accomplished Year 7s to share their experiences in JC. We hope that all of us can see a piece of ourselves reflected in their stories of leadership, service, and above all, resilience.

This is Part 1 of our A-Level 2021 Student Feature.

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