Essay for OSEP
Why would you like to participate in the OSEP?
First of all, to be honest, the sound of studying in a foreign environment is extremely exciting. Why exciting? It is the idea of independence, exploring new things, different culture & environment, making new friends, stepping out of my comfort zone and so much more.
Let's put them into details:
1. Independence - I think independence can be picked up even locally, but your parents will always be there to pick you up when you fall unlike when you are ...view middle of the document...
" Embracing a whole different culture will not only help better myself as an individual but also widen my horizons that can be useful whether it is in business settings or street knowledge in the near future.
3. Making new friends - There's nothing better than making more friends, especially around the world. Period. I like to see having friends in this manner "Friends teaches you life lessons like no others can."
4. Stepping out of my comfort zone - I think this is one of the greatest takeaways from the OSEP. Just basically, staying in a foreign country where English isn’t native language for close to half a year, the longest, I had ever left Singapore.
What you hope to gain out of it?
All in all, I hope to gain not only memories that will last a lifetime but also personal lessons or experiences from every individual or situation I encounter during my time there to help develop myself holistically.
At the same time, equipping myself with valuable tips and tricks that I could adopt academically or in a day-to-day situation. Besides, just receiving, in terms of culture and environment, I also look forward in giving back by sharing how Singapore is like and spreading how uniquely Singaporeans are.