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An Academic Award

After 3 academic years in university, I have finally obtained a scholarship for my final year. The scholarship covers my entire last two semesters before I graduate. Maybe this is the start of my grand exit out of my academia life. Maybe, just maybe. School’s about to start, we’ll see what happens next.

Am I Smart Enough?

Today was a day that stretched my mental and intelligence limit. It was a day whereby the creams of the crops come to compete to become the cream of the cream. For those who are successful, they get a huge reward. And that is allowing their school fees to be completely waived for the rest of their secondary and junior college life. Today was the scholarship test for integrated programme students. It was an experience I felt around 6 years back when I took this test to see if I qualified for a higher form of education (GEP, Gifted Education Programme is what we call in Singapore) and I failed terribly. Now here I am back again taking a similar kind of test hoping for the best so as to save money on school fees. The experience was actually not too bad, just stressful.

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