4 Malaysians Score Spots At Harvard College (Selected From 54,008 Applicants)

It’s an exciting day for Malaysia! In recent news that’s been trending online, four brilliant Malaysian students have each earned a spot in Harvard College’s class of 2028. 


4 Malaysian Students Score Spots At Harvard College 

These four Malaysian students consist of Bryan Lim from Kuala Lumpur, Victor Ngow and Thamini Vijeyasingam that are both from Selangor and Elisa See from Johor. They will all be joining the Harvard College class of 2028.

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The four are also among selected international students that were chosen from across 94 countries making up 15.4% out of 1,937 admissions. Harvard College had received a whopping total of 54,008 applicants with only a 3.59% admission rate. Famed for these strict selection standards, getting into Harvard College is not easy. Hence, these students have indeed proved that they are the best and well-deserving of a spot in this prestigious college.    

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Evidently, Bryan had completed his IGCSEs at the reputable Garden International School, Kuala Lumpur, while Victor fulfilled his SPM examinations at SMK Damansara Utama, Selangor.

Moreover, Thamini accomplished her secondary school studies at ELC International School in Sungai Buloh and Elisa had completed her education at Marlborough College Malaysia in Iskandar Puteri, Johor. 

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Each of them have a strong passion to excel in their chosen academic fields. Namely Bryan is interested in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, while Victor who is a Petronas scholar aims to create solutions for environmental issues by learning more about Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science and Public Policy. 

Thamini plans to major in Economics and Philosophy, whereas Elisa intends to study more about Economics, Computer Science or Government (Political Science).       

Harvard alumni interviewer Wan Nadiah Wan Mohd Abdullah Yaakob congratulated them and emphasised that Harvard only selects students who go the extra mile, not only to achieve academic excellence but they must have a deep commitment to their passions as well. 

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Wan Nadiah mentioned that, “They have the intellectual curiosity and inner motivation to become the catalysts for the people and organisations around them to do more and do better.”  

Let’s give a round of applause to Bryan, Victor, Thamini and Elisa! Congratulations students! 


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