Category Archives: Writing

Giá trị lõi

Chuyện thứ nhất: Cách đây 2 năm, tôi bắt đầu viết những bài hướng dẫn đầu tiên về hướng dẫn xin học bổng. Ngày đó thông tin về học bổng toàn phần không nhiều, cũng không được ai hệ thống … Continue reading

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False failure

20 years ago, Benson was a promising architect. Having two master’s degrees from UCL, Benson was working for a renowned firm in London. One day, his team was tasked with designing a skyscraper in the city. The concept was intriguing. … Continue reading

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Hanoian introversion

Half past seven on a Friday morning, mildly cold after erratic drizzle. The slight chill wrapped my limbs and back as I calmly strolled across the courtyard at 17 Ly Nam De Street, in one corner of which stood my … Continue reading

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[My UK Path] Episode 8: The Relay

My dad rarely shares his childhood stories. While I have lived with my parents for 27 years, still there are many accounts that I have never heard until I am married. Because he would only recount some pieces in his … Continue reading

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[My UK Path] Episode 6: What is it like to be a Chevening scholar?

1. Your mother’s maiden name is no secret to your Chevening fellows because theirs “happen” to be identical to yours. 2. You realise that the name “Chevening” is actually pronounced /ˈtʃiːv(ə)nɪŋ/ (Chee-V-Ning), like you match the “ch” in “chat” with … Continue reading

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[My UK Path] Episode 5: Wars of minds

For 10 years, the MArch in Environmental Design has been topping the taught master’s mark chart of the DABE at the University of Nottingham. “I tell you: this has never been easy” – said my course director, Benson Lau. He … Continue reading

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[My UK Path | Con đường nước Anh] Episode 3 Extra: Recap and response

This post is to explain some ideas implied in my last entry of the UK Path series as well as respond to some latest feedback on the post. My thanks to readers, particularly who left their comments on my article. … Continue reading

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