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  1. 3 Beliefs Of a Singaporean Perspective success

  2. Belief#1 knowledge is measured by good grades

  3. Singapore I’m from

  4. we haveworld-class education

  5. LIKE MANY OTHER COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD..... we are mostly measured by grades

  6. we choose either polytechnic or junior college at tertiary level

  7. grading system vs gpa grading a levels

  8. teaching approach vs pragmatic (preparing for the workforce) academic (preparing for further education)

  9. university admission 10%-15% estimate* vs 60%-80% estimate* (with tons trying to get in)

  10. examination approach = academic academic

  11. NOT HOW WELL.. YOU DRAW YOU SPEAK YOU PROGRAM YOU WRITE YOU APPLY THEORY TO LIFE

  12. but how well.. You Memorize & REGURGITATE

  13. is this culture what we want?

  14. 45 percent during their first two years in college. showed no improvement in critical thinking, complex reasoning or written communication Source: Academically Adrift (based on u.s students)

  15. what are we really GOING FOR?

  16. Ask not.. what do i want to do

  17. Ask... WHO what do i want to do BE

  18. knowledge is measured by good grades Wisdom

  19. Belief#2 uniform everything is

  20. we believe there is a fixed path for every career

  21. “While everything changes, Everything remains the same.” -Aristotle

  22. the path to success: jc/poly -> uni -> work -> success start end

  23. there isn’t one jc/poly -> uni -> work -> success start average end great

  24. you must get a degree! it’s the only way - The Bimbo Singaporean ”

  25. when you look fOR A JOB

  26. when you PURSUEhigher education

  27. grades appear to be a requisite

  28. You need that piece of PAPER Do you really? to prove your worth

  29. Don’t Kay Kiang study hard and find a job - The Bimbo Singaporean ” Kay Kiang: Hokkien phrase which translates as "acting smart". It is usually used to describe someone as biting off more than one can chew - to be acting smarter than one actually is.

  30. oh wait that didn’t stop them

  31. “The ones who are crazy enough to think that they can change the world, are the ones who do.” -Steve Jobs

  32. LIfe’s too short to follow the status quo

  33. make your own path

  34. be disru while you’re at itptive !

  35. sub-par grades are not the end

  36. "You can make more money on average if you go to college, but it's not true for everybody," - Richard Freeman Harvard Economist Source:ABC Action News

  37. EMBRACE YOUR STRENGTHS

  38. STAND OUT OF THE CROWD

  39. “Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.” - David Frost

  40. everything is uniform changing

  41. Belief#3 your jobs determine your success

  42. we forgo our passions the dollar

  43. DOING THINGS WE DISLIKE

  44. LEARNING THINGS WE NEVER USE

  45. aim for an office job they are stable - The Bimbo Singaporean ”

  46. STARING AT THIS EVERYDAY SUCCESS

  47. but cubicles sure are stable

  48. “It's not how much money we make that ultimately makes us happy between nine and five. It's whether or not our work fulfills us.” -Malcolm Gladwell

  49. YOUR JOB DOES NOT DEFINE YOU

  50. “Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.” - Steve Jobs