A Different
Kind Of Smart

Be inspired by the true stories of individuals who have ventured beyond normal academic routes to follow their passions and aspirations. Learn about what drove them and their parents to nurture and plan for a different kind of smart on their journey to future success.
What Makes
A Child Succeed?
Is success about driving your child to achieve good grades?
Or is it about nurturing their natural talent and passion?
Discover what might be a better way of helping your child succeed.
Winifred
Lua
Entrepeneur and artisinal bakery chef
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Yeo Tze
Yang
Artist, first solo exhibition at the age of 21
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Gabrielle Ong
Gabrielle Ong, 19
Gabrielle, a former Raffles Institution student, once quipped she wanted to quit school like Apple founder, Steve Jobs. She stuck it out and has now received multiple university offers but has opted to pursue a job instead — with her parents' approval.
Rohin Selvam
Ramachandra
Rohin Selvam Ramachandra, 14
Rohin's athletic skills had caught the attention of coaches from Raffles Institution and Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) by the time he entered Primary 6. His dad, a corporate lawyer, wanted him to study in RI, but he managed to persuade him that his career is in a different field — the football pitch.
Manfred Lim
Manfred Lim, 21
Four years ago, he was plain old Manfred to most, a literature-loving reluctant science student at St Andrew's Junior College, but now he's breakout DJ and producer known to young music fans all over the world as Myrne — represented by Mad Decent, Grammy-award-winning producer Diplo's record label.
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