13 Oct '14, 4pm

[Recap] Reflections of my life upon reaching 40:

[Recap] Reflections of my life upon reaching 40:

The one in a million event in my 20s is to achieve my dream as a theoretical physicist in the university of choice. The best part of the story is that I made it happen, despite the odds. A lot of people can say that it’s obvious. Behind the scenes in making that happen, I went through pains and struggles. The most difficult part is the stigma from others saying, “Only the ones from the top junior colleges can make it there and you have no chance.”. I can add to the story that I score a “C” in physics in my “A” levels and totally missed out. What a lot of people did not know about that story, is that I made an relentless effort from that failure, finding a good mentor (Dr Chong Siew Meng) and studying the subject from scratch during the days when I was in the military service. I was seen reading physics and mathematics books during lunches or deep in the trenches of a milit...

Full article: http://www.bernardleong.com/2014/10/14/one-in-a-million-40/

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