For Jia Yi, GIS Year 13, 2017 cohort, the three words to describe GIS are “Supportive, Multi-Cultural, Challenging”.
Jia Yi will be going to Harvard University after completion of her A-Level at GIS. Check out the video below to find out more about how Garden International School brings out the best in her and what “We Are GIS” means to her.
“Hi my name is Jia Yi, I’ve been at Garden International School since Year Four and I’ll be attending Harvard University this fall”.
What opportunities Garden International School offered you to bring out the best in you?
I think that the most is defining opportunities which Garden International School offers, is the quality of teaching at this institution. So the teachers at Garden International School are very knowledgeable and passionate about their subjects that they teach. And this passion translates into a culture of excellence among students. For example in most of my lessons I’m constantly pushed at a higher level to become better critical thinker.
Share with us your biggest achievement in life so far?
I think my biggest and proudest achievement in life so far is gaining admission into Harvard Stanford and Trinity College in the University of Cambridge.
Harvard, Stanford and Cambridge have always been my dream schools due to the fact that they are very strong, research focus and their subjects. Being accepted by all three schools was a complete dream coming true for me.
What course will you be taking and why?
At Harvard, I plan to major in economics and possibly take classes in sociology sciences and technology because I want to learn how societies are affected by the deep impact of a technological revolution. I hope to study and learn from the US and UK on how to use policies to react to such changes and bring them back in Malaysia.
What three words would you use to describe the school?
I think the three words that I would used to describe to school is firstly supportive, secondly multicultural and thirdly challenging.
What does “We are GIS” mean to you?
I think “We Are GIS” means that we are very supportive and open community where students and staff are very encouraging and friendly towards each other.”