Personal Stories

Khmer Scholar has won two awards so far

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It’s been a little more than two years now since I created Khmer Scholar as a professional project for my Master’s degree at Ohio University. May 16, 2015 was the official launch date of the site to the public, although…

What I learnt in 2013

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I have successfully survived 2013. Safe, purposeful and vertical, still! The funny part is I got to breathe 366 days throughout the year, or at least 365 days and 18 hours, to be exact. That was possible, for I began and…

I’m coming back to IFL as a lecturer

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In case you don’t know what IFL stands for, it’s Institute of Foreign Languages, the place at which I spent 5 years to get my two bachelor degrees: Education (TEFL) and International Studies. It was a tough 5-year period. I…

2012: The year of disrespecting the status quo

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The good news is 2012 marks the ending of my college life – at least undergraduate level – and the dawn of a new schooling atmosphere, the so-called career journey. I wish the year was just this simple. In early…

Survivor: The story of my second coming

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It’s never too late to start all over again, at least if we have the gut to. In fact, restarters are survivors, the people who come back harder, sharper and far more geared for battles. They come back from failures, mistakes and…