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Rising from Failure

Updated: Nov 5, 2021

A long time ago, I got an F in software engineering. I was in my second year at Singapore Management University (an excellent institution), studying information systems management. The previous year I got a D in object oriented programming. That was about 15 years ago. After that harrowing experience, I switched schools and majors, made the Dean’s and President’s list and became a middle school science teacher. Very mediocre compared with my friends I left behind.

For the longest time since those 2 years in Singapore, I believed that my brain was ju