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Hiding Behind Someone Else’s Shadow

This morning, I was browsing around Facebook and I came across this comment… “Thanks for teaching, April’s little brother!” At first, it seemed fun and comical, but anyone who’s had an older sibling can relate to this… If you and your older sibling have mutual friends, it’s likely you were known as “the little brother” or “the little sister”. When I went to the same college as my brother, everyone knew me as “Terrence’s little Read more…

Advanced Placement Classes = Smart?

When I was younger, I was terrible in school… My parents enrolled me in Chinese school, and I would be the only one who came home with below average scores on all the written and oral exams. Yep, not a single A… Except one. The only thing I was good at was the extracurricular activity…you earned an A for attending. (Woohoo!) In high school, I took an Advanced Placement English course. I was the only Read more…

The Ad That Changed My Life

I have a confession. When I started out copywriting, I hated it. Do you want to know why? The concept of copywriting was so confusing to me, and I was pissed off I didn’t get it. I mean, I “get it” most of the time… But copywriting? (Erm..you mean copyrighting? Yeah, no.) Anyway, unsure about how “words can sell”, my brother recommended a course to me that I’m sure you’ve heard of… AWAI’s Accelerated Program Read more…