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Seventeen Magazine reviews The Student’s Guide to Life

Locally produced by author Andrew K.J. Tan, The Student’s Guide to Life gives great insight on the best ways to handle everyday tricky situations. This easy-reading manual presents scenarios that are familiar to most teens, and provides readers with comforting solutions to gear themselves for the “real” world. From first-date jitters to dealing with overprotective […]

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Teenage Magazine reviews and interviews the author of The Student’s Guide to Life

We’ve posted below an excerpted version of the interview with Andrew K.J. Tan which appeared in the Dec 2007 issue of Teenage magazine. 1) When you were growing up, what was the hardest lesson you had to learn, and how did you overcome it? I think the hardest lesson I had to learn was gaining confidence in […]

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The Student’s Guide to Life is featured in the “New Arrivals” column of The Straits Times

Stanford-educated fund manager Tan, now in his late 20s, actually wrote the first draft of this book for teenagers when he was 19. In it, he addresses everything a teenager might worry about, from loneliness to romance. Written in an accessible, no-nonsense style and filled with anecdotes, this book is full of practical advice about […]

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The Student’s Guide to Life – the new guidebook every young person needs to hip-hop through life

Presenting the new guidebook every young person needs to hip-hop through life. 1 Sep 2007. Students have a tough time; sometimes they need a bit of help to get through sticky situations. The Student’s Guide to Life – Essential lessons on love, learning and success by Andrew K.J. Tan was written to help them thrive […]

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