Get­ting ready for ch

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AF­TER slog­ging through school for 11 years and com­plet­ing your SPM ex­am­i­na­tions, you are fi­nally able to spread your wings and ex­plore the world of ter­tiary education and its bound­less op­por­tu­ni­ties.

How­ever, be­fore you leave the nest and start hit­ting the books for an­other o six years, there are a hin nee to know be vin on your own.

Among th not hav­ing up af­ter you have pre­vio granted suc some­one el iron your clothes and keep your room clean now be­comes chores that you will need to do on your own.

Know­ing the amount of de­ter­gent re­quired for your laun­dry, the ideal tem­per­a­ture with which to iron your clothes with­out burn­ing them, how to sweep or mop your room prop­erly and how to cook for your­self are some of the things you will need to learn be­fore you move out. There are plenty of quick and sim­ple recipes for the busy col­lege stu­dent that can be found on­line that use only a hand­ful of in­gre­di­ents.

Buy­ing your own gro­ceries will also al­low you to cus­tomise dishes to your pref­er­ence and have bet­ter con­trol of con­sum­ing a more bal­anced diet.

e is one of the cru­cial steps in be­com­ing more in­de­pen­dent.

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